Phuong

12 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Follower | @Phuong7m71 | Keep up with Phuong on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Phuong”

TRUMP'S ECONOMIC CHALLENGE

The roots of Donald Trump's shocking upset victory lie in the growing gap between economic expectations and reality.<p>By many measures, the United States is actually doing fairly well. Eight years after the financial crisis, stocks are trading at lofty heights while unemployment has shrivelled to …

We’re More Honest With Our Phones Than With Our Doctors

In the late 1960s, an undergraduate psychology student at Wellesley College named Martha McClintock noticed something interesting: Women who spent a majority of their time together tended to get their periods around the same time. She suspected that menstruating bodies could influence one another …

High Blood Pressure

Blind woman may see thanks to gene therapy and light

Optogenetics, or mixing gene therapy with light treatments, is finally getting a proper field test: doctors have given a blind Texas woman the first optogenetics-based therapy in hopes of restoring some of the vision lost to a degenerative retina disease. The procedure injected her eye with viruses …

These Types Of Hackers Are Driving Cyber Attacks Now

Screens go blank at a Ukrainian power provider. A hospital is reduced to pen and paper record keeping. These aren’t scenarios from the latest video …

Cybersecurity

Flying drone can stay hidden underwater for months

Research prototype can survive hundreds of feet below the water<p>Researchers from John Hopkins University have developed a prototype drone that's just as happy in the water as it is in the air. The submersible quadcopter is designed to launch from an underwater station or vehicle (like a submarine, …

MIT researchers want to rid the world of traffic lights

When it comes to self-driving cars, it’s hard to say how safe it will really be to sit back, relax and let the vehicle take over your journey. While autopilot is handy when you’re on the motorway, would you feel comfortable letting your car dictate when to stop and go at an intersection?<p>Well, …

Virtual Reality Startup Jaunt Builds Sales Team to Become the 'Netflix for VR'

The former CEO of gaming startup Ouya comes aboard.<p>Jaunt, a startup that makes applications and hardware for virtual reality, has hired a fleet of sales executives to cajole more media companies and advertisers into building content for VR.<p>That fleet includes Julie Uhrman, the former founder and …

Scientists Have A More Precise Way To Measure Your Brain

A British company is making the device a reality<p>Measuring the activity of the brain can tell researchers a lot about how a healthy brain functions, as well as when the functioning is disrupted, whether by psychiatric disorders like depression or schizophrenia, or neurodegenerative diseases like …

Magnetism

Adobe has figured out a clever way to track people as they switch between devices

One of the major advantages Google and Facebook have over other companies in the digital advertising and marketing space is their ability for cross-device tracking, thanks to those companies' huge audience of logged-in users.<p>Many other companies — particularly ones like Adobe that don't have …

New ResearchKit update allows developers to upload patients' genetic data

The module was created by genetic testing company 23andMe<p>Genetic testing company 23andMe has created a new tool to help researchers using Apple’s ResearchKit integrate genetic information. Soon, ResearchKit developers can use the new module to upload the genetic data of participants who have had …

U.S. to charge Iran in cyberattacks against banks and New York dam, sources say

<i>(Reuters)</i> – The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyberattacks in 2012 and 2013 on several U.S. banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters.<p>The Justice Department has prepared an indictment …

Cybersecurity