Vaibhav Yewalekar

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Europe Launches 4 More Galileo Satellites

Europe launched four more Galileo satellites on Thursday, moving a step closer to having its own navigation system and marking the first time it has …

Eating fiber keeps gut microbes from eating you

The gut microbiota plays a crucial role in maintaining our body's overall health. New research shows what happens if we do not feed our gut microbes …

Microbiology

This revolutionary pill expands to stay in your stomach for multiple days

Imagine something trapped in your stomach that can’t get out, because you put it there willfully.<p>That’s the idea behind this new “ultra long-acting oral drug delivery” system that has been developed in collaboration between a team of MIT scientists and healthcare company Lyndra. It tries to solve a …

Medicine

The US is reportedly readying cyber attacks if Russia tries to hack the election

In October, news broke that the CIA was preparing options to launch a cyberattack against Russia following revelations that the country was likely behind hacks at the Democratic National Committee earlier this summer. Now, a source has told <i>NBC News</i> that the US has penetrated key Russian systems, …

An Entrepreneur's Toughest Choice

Here’s the secret: If a decision is difficult, <b>there likely is no wrong choice</b>. When both choices seem equal in validity, the likelihood of one being far superior to the other is almost zero.<p>You can literally flip a coin and shift your mental energy toward something else instead, because spending …

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Iraq peshmerga storm Islamic State town as army battles in Mosul

BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces stormed an Islamic State-held town northeast of Mosul on Monday, clearing a pocket of militants outside the city while Iraqi troops wage a fierce urban war with the jihadists in its eastern neighborhoods.<p>As the operation against Islamic …