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U.S. cities are increasingly segregated by income, and that's a big problem

One in five citydwellers now live in a very poor or very wealthy neighborhood<p>The rich and poor in our cities are living more and more separate lives, a worrying trends that’s increasing concentrated poverty and making it harder for many to get ahead. According to research from Sean Reardon and …

Eating Fruit While Pregnant May Boost Your Baby’s Intelligence

Infants whose mothers ate more fruit were smarter one year after birth, a preliminary study shows<p>New research raises the intriguing possibility that eating more fruit during pregnancy could boost the intelligence of a normal, healthy baby.<p>Researchers found that each additional daily serving of …

University of Alberta

Scandinavian Tech Companies Help Refugees Land Jobs

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>Since 2015, fighting in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and parts of East Africa has pushed over one million people into Europe. A record number of these asylum seekers are applying to live and work in Sweden and Finland, countries known for …

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UCF technology for killing metastatic breast cancer cells discovered, licensed

A University of Central Florida cancer researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a …

Ultrasound-based gene therapy uses 'microbubbles' to fight heart disease, cancer

Researchers from University of Pittsburgh and UPMC say they're encouraged by what may one day be a new tool to help battle cancer and heart disease: …

Israeli scientists announce breakthrough in cancer research

A new Israeli study published in the illustrious "Nature" magazine reveals how a melanoma metastasizes to other organs and becomes …

New FHIR-based genomics API promises to accelerate precision medicine

Translational Software, a Bellevue, Washington-based developer of clinical decision support tools, has unveiled an application programming interface …

Imbed Biosciences Nabs $600K For Infection-Preventing Wound Dressing

Some experts believe that unlike in the Olympics, silver’s ability to kill bacteria and keep wounds from getting infected is second to none.<p>Many of …

Administrative Law

This tech company wants to help solve the problem of rural telemedicine

Telemedicine is a natural fit for rural healthcare delivery. But there’s a problem: Poor network infrastructure in rural areas hampers the …

7 Olympian-Approved Ways To Eat Healthier

Nutritionists working with Olympians share athletes’ medal-worthy sports nutrition secrets that will work for you, too.<p>When the difference between gold and silver can be a hundredth of a second, it’s no surprise that Olympic athletes not only optimize their training to perform at their best, but …

Keto Diet Supplements Significantly Boost Endurance, Brain Function, and Energy Levels

Are you familiar with the Keto Diet? The meal plan essentially teaches your body to generate energy from ketones (organic compounds, which are …

A beautiful and furnished home for the Indian family

Some people dream of living in the countryside, surrounded by trees and animals. Others would rather live in the forest, in contact with untamed …

16 Ways to Lose Weight People Who has Successfully Done So Won't Tell You

It’s HARD to lose weight. You’re sorry for yourself and your body for the extra plates of bak chor mee and chai tow kway you’ve just had …

IBM Watson signs precision medicine pact with hospitals in China

IBM Watson Health and Hangzhou CognitiveCare are joining forces to provide cancer patients with personalized and evidence-based treatments.<p>IBM Watson …

How wearable devices are helping people with autism manage anxiety

A customisable wearable device developed by researchers at Lancaster University is helping adults with autism understand their anxieties.<p>For many, …

Delivering Chemotherapy with Nanocarriers

One of the great promises of nanotechnology is that we will be able to send swarms of these microscopic robots into your body to do all sorts of …

Cancer

Why gene-therapy drugs are so expensive

ON AUGUST 3rd the British pharmaceutical company GSK said that it would charge €594,000 ($665,000) for a gene-therapy cure for ADA-SCID—a severe …

L.A. isn’t a suburb. We need to stop planning it like one.

Living in Los Angeles can be frustrating. Traffic is frozen, housing prices out of reach, building permits unpredictable, and streets too often unsafe for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists alike. These challenges are as endemic to L.A. as sunshine and food trucks. But they don't have to be. They …

Urban Design

If You Want to Look Younger This Is What You Should Be Eating

Given that we always want to look as youthful and fresh as we can (without pulling out the big cosmetic enhancement guns!) our attention was caught …

Taking Genomic Data Global - MIT Technology Review

Colon cancer is less common in India than in the U.S., but it tends to affect younger people and to be more aggressive when it does occur. Indians …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

'Anyone can build a future': private sector heeds the call to help refugees forge way in Australia

"The people treat me like a father and son. I am happy to be here."<p>The US government last month issued a call for the private sector to contribute to …

PNG Supreme Court adjourns resettlement decision for refugees on Manus Island

A court case involving five refugees at the Australian-run detention centre on Manus Island has been adjourned until next week.<p>Papua New Guinea's …

Indonesia: Improving Infrastructure for Millions of Urban Poor

<b>The government project marks first co-financing venture with AIIB</b><p><b>WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016</b> — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved …

A New Life for Urban Alleys

Once blighted and overlooked, these small streets are transforming into community and sustainability hotspots.<p>The alley is dark no longer.<p>In the United States, these almost-accidental spaces between buildings have existed in a sort of limbo: not quite streets, but still thoroughfares; not private, …

Explaining Vancouver real estate: a 10-step alternative to the foreign-buyers narrative

If foreign money is not the primary force driving Vancouver real estate, how does one explain how the market detached itself from the local economy?

Vancouver Real Estate

The Ultimate Herbal Cancer Fighter?

Used for well over 2,000 years, triphala is a staple of <b>Ayurvedic medicine</b>. In India, it’s considered the greatest and most versatile of all herbal …

Cancer Cells

Study Confirms Vaginal Ring Protects Women From HIV

A silicone ring impregnated with an antiviral drug can protect 75 percent or more of women from the AIDS virus, researchers reported Monday.<p>The ring has been designed to give women a discreet way to protect themselves from infection in situations where they may not be able to refuse sex or demand …