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Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

<b>People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.</b><p>The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of people of European descent, add weight to the theory that the sunshine vitamin plays a role in MS.<p>Scientists are …

Vitamin D

Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …

Mental Health

Can Atoms Ever Touch?

There's a very commonly held view that atoms can never touch: bring them together slowly, and you reach a point where they begin to repel. But in …

Larry Page and Sergey Brin on what's next for Google

Google co-founders discuss self-driving cars and artificial intelligence<p>Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recently sat down with billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla for a lengthy interview. During the relaxed and informal discussion, the co-founders discuss their company's early …

Samsung, LG to mass produce next-generation Quantum Dot displays this year

Mobile displays continue their path to a better future as the industry awes us with more unbelievable screens. Smartphone resolutions have reached levels that match 50-inch televisions, sometimes even surpassing them. And with both LCD and AMOLED displays available, there is room for everyone’s …

Energy Efficiency

Game of Thrones' Horrible Humans Somehow Get More Horrible

One of the great strengths of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is that it isn't afraid to change. Not only has it killed off some of its most popular characters, but …

The Giphoscope turns your favorite GIF into a hand-cranked work of art

If you were to accuse us of being fans of GIFs we wouldn't disagree, but what happens when you want to share that perfect, singular moment away from the confines of a computer screens? One particularly beautiful solution is called The Giphoscope. The work of Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali, …

Airo Promises to Monitor Food Intake With a Spectroscopic Wristband — Theoretically

Despite their recent popularity, one of the bigger failings of wearable activity trackers and fitness wristbands is that none of them have any idea …

How To Tell If You’re In A Cloud-Friendly Industry

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Gordon Ritter</i> <i>is a founder and general partner at</i> <i>Emergence Capital</i><i>, a leading venture capital firm focused on cloud companies. He was an early investor in Salesforce.com and Veeva Systems, and he is currently chairman of Veeva.</i> <i>Follow him on Twitter @gordonritter.</i><p>The benefits of an …

The site that claims to know if someone died in your house

Ever since you've moved into your new place, things haven't gone quite right, have they?<p>You didn't get the promotion to senior office librarian. You suspect your lover is seeing someone else. And then there's those weird feelings when you go into the second bedroom.<p>It's not that you get a shiver …

Mobideo's Technology Increases Safety By Eliminating Complacency

Situational awareness is critical in operations where compliance, processes, and people’s safety are concerned. That’s where Mobideo comes in.<p>Named by Gartner as a 2013 “Cool Vendor,” enterprise mobile application software firm Mobideo is a key player in the emerging field of “intelligent business …

Elliptic’s ultrasound tech will let you control your phone with a wave of your hand

The parade of new gesture technologies continues on with the latest being a compelling effort from Elliptic Labs, a six-year-old company in Norway …