Daniela Weinstein

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We Just Found a Gene That Could Radically Change Our Thinking on Alzheimer's

We might have been looking for the wrong proteins.<p>Researchers have identified a new link between Alzheimer's and a protein called tau that could help …

Neuroscience

Most Autism Cases Can Be Explained by Faulty Genes, New Research Confirms

We understand it better than ever.<p>A fresh look at data from earlier research has reaffirmed what many researchers had thought – autism is primarily …

Autism

I sent in my DNA to get a personalized diet plan. What I discovered disturbs me.

Today is National Ice Cream Pie Day. (It’s also the third week of National Crayon Collection Month, but who’s counting?) You know whose arteries ice cream pie is good for? No one. Plain and simple. But Habit, one of the latest disrupters in the food tech sector, suggests we rethink the very notion …

Breakthrough Stem Cell Study Offers New Clues to Reversing Aging

What causes the body to age?The Greek Philosopher Aristotle thought it was the heart—a “hot, dry” organ at the seat of intelligence, motion and …

How epigenetics may help us slow down the ageing clock

Humankind has a longstanding obsession with eternal youth. Stories about elixirs of life and fountains that quench one’s thirst for immortality have …

Genetics

20 Greatest Home Page Design Examples – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Most established businesses and companies in today’s day and age recognize the importance of having an online presence to reach a wider range of …

UI Design

Becoming a cyborg: Our path to tech connectivity

Shutterstock<p>Becoming a cyborg: Our path to tech connectivity<p>By | Posted Apr 11th, 2017 @ 11:59am<p>SALT LAKE CITY — The Oxford English Dictionary …

Singularity

For the First Time, Researchers Can Genetically Modify Human Embryos

The UK has given researchers at the Francis Crick Institute permission to edit the genes of early-stage human embryos. This is huge news, not only in …

Genetics

Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

On a wet Wednesday morning I’m reading a glossy, A3-sized health report that promises to unpack the secrets of my DNA. It informs me that I’m twice as likely to get heart disease as the average person. How cheery: I’m in my mid-30s and have so far had a reasonably clean bill of health, so seeing …

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

Genetics

An exciting new technique could repair the human body like we've never been able to before

If those damaged cells could be replaced with healthy ones that are able to do their jobs, these diseases — and others like them — could perhaps be cured.<p>At this point, that's much easier said than done, but scientists are working on a way to take healthy cells of one type, reprogram them so they …

The genomics intelligence revolution

We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to …

University of Toronto

New study hints at why infamous gene variant increases odds of developing Alzheimer's disease - Scope

The causes of Alzheimer's disease remain obscure, although a new study provides a helpful clue. A long-reigning theory (to wit, that the accumulation …

Dementia

A simple guide to CRISPR, one of the biggest science stories of the decade

One of the biggest and most important science stories of the <i>last</i> few years will probably also be one of the biggest science stories of the <i>next</i> few years. So this is as good a time as any to get acquainted with the powerful new gene-editing technology known as CRISPR.<p>If you haven’t heard of CRISPR …

Genetics

The 6 Ds of Tech Disruption

A Guide to the Digital Economy<p><b>✍️ by Vanessa Bates Ramirez</b><p><b>“The Six Ds are a chain reaction of technological progression, a road map of rapid</b> …

Innovation

Everything You Need to Know About Gene Therapy’s Most Promising Year - MIT Technology Review

For a few lucky patients, 2016 was the year when gene therapy turned from promises to cures. The technology, long contemplated as a way to erase …

Ten Apps That Will Improve Your Marketing Team's Productivity In 2017

More and more CMOs are finding themselves overwhelmed by the mounting responsibilities they have to tackle every day. However, though the modern world generates a lot of stress, it also provides relief. Technology, when correctly used, can help alleviate some of the burden of responsibilities.<p>If …

Apps

4 Ways to Broadcast on Facebook Live That Fit Any Budget

Do you want to broadcast Facebook Live video? Wondering what equipment you need? Regardless of budget, you can produce live videos that engage your …

A Tools Guide to Live streaming on Facebook

If you’ve crawled under a rock recently, you may not have noticed the dramatic growth of Facebook Live and live streaming.For everyone else, it’s no …

Facebook Launching 360-Degree Live Streaming Video

<b>National Geographic will be the first to test the new feature.</b>Publishers will soon be able to take their live streams to an entirely new level — …

Introducing Live Audio

<i>By: Shirley Ip, Product Specialist, and Bhavana Radhakrishnan, Software Engineer</i><p>As we continue to improve the Facebook Live experience, we’ve been …

10 Social Media Predictions for 2017 (and Where You Should Be Spending Your Time)

Get the most out of your strategy.<p>Let's get the credibility stuff out of the way: I know social media. I know it because I don't just preach about it, and share posts like, "Be engaging! Tell your story!" There is an art to using social media the right way, and I've done so for big brands and small …

Social Media

Here's Everything We Know About Snapchat's Big Pivot

Snap Inc.'s new glasses are part of a larger corporate transformation--and possibly an IPO.<p>Snapchat isn't just an app anymore.<p>On Friday the company officially renamed itself to Snap Inc. and announced a pair of camera-equipped sunglasses called Spectacles.<p>After Business Insider obtained and …

Mobile Photography

6 Golden Rules for Creating Marketing Personas in the New Digital World

There are so many ways to create marketing personas. Some are much better than others. Here is some insight on what works in the digital world.<p>So you're sold on the idea of creating personas to help you reach people in your target market? That's great, but keep in mind that even when it comes to …

Marketing

50 Ways To Maximize Your Organic Visibility On Social Media

Social media marketing is great—if you know what you’re doing. If you’re posting blindly, or without a strategy, you may find yourself frustrated, wondering how it’s possible for companies to reach and grow bigger and bigger audiences—without resorting to buying followers with paid ads.<p>The truth …

Social Media

95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore

It’s only been 10 years but it feels like a lifetime.<p>Twitter has been around for a decade. I joined in 2008 and had no clue about what to do with it …

How Millennials Interact With Online Video (Infographic)

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Advertising Industry