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$64 device adds a backup camera to your car without running any video wires

Many new cars come with backup cameras that make it so much easier to reverse without having to worry about navigating around obstacles or, heaven …

Tech Trends

The 20 most innovative companies in Real Estate (or PropTech)

The Real Estate market is ripe for disruption and has long needed a shake-up, and an injection of investment and technology to drag it into modern …

Real Estate

This $16 dent puller will save you a $200 trip to the auto body shop

It used to be that if you got a little dent in your car door, you had two choices: either spend $200-$300 at an auto body shop to fix it, or live …

Repairs

Stem cells to be transplanted into brains of Parkinson's patients in world-first trials

The deterioration of motor skills in Parkinson's patients is driven by the decline of dopamine production, but researchers in Japan are making …

Stem Cells

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Presented at the Alzheimer's …

Dementia

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Biogen And Eisai Say Alzheimer's Drug A Success, Reversing Earlier Result

A complicated new clinical trial could give some hope to Alzheimer’s patients and investors in drug companies. But there are lots of devilish details.<p>Drugmakers Biogen and Eisai said the top dose of an experimental Alzheimer’s drug slowed deadly brain-destroying disease over the course of 18 months …

Dementia

New drug shows promise for preventing and even reversing damage from age-related dementia and stroke

Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is one of the most commonly associated causes of age-related dementia and stroke. New research, led by the …

Blackstone to Step Up Buying in Asia After Raising $9.4 Billion

Blackstone Group LP said it will accelerate its Asia-Pacific investments after raising a combined $9.4 billion from two funds dedicated to the region.<p>…

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

'My Research Shows If You Use Cannabis In Low Doses In Your 40s And 50s, You Probably Don’t Get Alzheimer’s': Dr. Gary Wenk

It may be time to talk to your parents about marijuana. Smoking it every day could save their lives, according to Dr. Gary Wenk - a researcher at …

8 Amazing CRISPR projects that could change life as we know it

Since it burst onto the scene a decade ago, CRISPR-Cas9 has shaken the field of genetics to its core. Offering a new genomic editing tool that’s …

Blackstone Bids $2.38 Billion for Office Tower Fund Investa

Blackstone Group LP offered A$3.14 billion ($2.38 billion) for Investa Office Fund in an attempt to land one of Australia’s most pursued property …

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Meet the smartest locks on the block

Elon Musk's Failure Timeline Shows a History of Overcoming Setbacks

"If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough."<p>With the growth of SpaceX and Tesla in the past five years, Elon Musk has come further …

Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

Can the Keto Diet Help with Certain Brain Conditions?<p>Although it has recently resurfaced as a trendy approach to weight loss, the ketogenic diet was …

Tushy is the simple bidet for every toilet

If there’s one thing I envy in the global spirit and character its the appreciation of a fine bidet. Hygiene being close to godliness, one can imagine the huddled scientists at CERN and KAUST and Tokyo University creating scientific marvels, secure in the knowledge that their posteriors were as …

Innovation

HP just released the perfect Windows laptop for almost anyone

While MacBooks and fancy Windows gaming PCs get all the attention these days, the harsh reality is that most people still buy laptops that cost less …

New molecule may stop Alzheimer's from spreading

A compound called cambinol shows great promise as a future Alzheimer's drug. The molecule has halted the spread of the toxic brain protein tau in …

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

How knowing your genetic code could lengthen your life

<b>Fifteen years ago this month, the full human genome sequence was published for the first time, heralding a new era of medicine. Since then technology has markedly speeded up genomic sequencing and reduced the cost. But have those hoped-for medical breakthroughs materialised?</b><p>"We have embarked on one …

Genetics

WeWork is planning a major expansion in Southeast Asia

China takes the limelight as the main focus for WeWork in Asia, but the company is pushing ahead with plans to grow its presence in Southeast Asia. After launching in Singapore in January, WeWork is aiming to expand into four more countries this year, according to its head of the region.<p>The company …

South-east Asia

The New Way to Invest in Real Estate Starts With Emailing Rich People

Real estate fund managers Michael Episcope and David Scherer had Georgia on their minds—specifically, Atlanta. The city, part of the …

Real Estate

Co-working spaces are gobbling up huge swaths of real estate

Once a way to quickly lease a floor or two in an office building, shared work spaces have become so hip that businesses are even leasing them for …

Real Estate

ABB Launches Its Cheapest Charging Station Yet

ABB, known mostly for its DC fast charging stations, launched a new family of AC charging stations.<p>According to ABB, this is the most economical …

Eporta: The Stunning Global "Airbnb Of Interior Design" Raises $8 Million

The London office of eporta—a booming British business that connects trade buyers and designers—is a testament to the $700 billion design and furniture industry it’s powering.<p>Bright loops of light crafted by Barcelona-based Vibia hang above, a graphic rug by Denmark studio BoConcept lies squarely …

Venture Capital

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

At Just $75, This Sound Bar Has no Business Sounding so Good

There are plenty of soundbar options to choose from today, but often times budget-priced models lack quality and performance. <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has …

Blackstone Is Making Over A 30% Return In India

Based on recent Bloomberg reports, Blackstone (BX) has been able to clearly penetrate the Indian capital and real estate markets in a way that may …