Eugene OSullivan

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How Mitochondria Can Help Repair Dying Hearts

What does this mean for patients with damaged hearts?<p>Doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital are using a new transplant method to give children a …

Medicine

Babies Are Reportedly Being Sick After Drinking Aptamil Milk Formula – Here’s What Parents Should Do

The company has set up a helpline for concerned parents.<p>Miguel Sanz via Getty Images<p>Hundreds of concerned parents have reported that their babies are …

Pregnancy

Lions Eat Men Suspected of Poaching Rhinos. Some Saw ‘Karma.’

CAPE TOWN — In the cold hours before dawn this week on a South African game reserve, a dog began barking. It was a special breed of Belgian sheepdog, and its job was to listen for poachers.<p>The dog’s handler, trained to guard rhinoceroses, could hear a pride of lions in the distance. He decided it …

rhinos

Seriously, Juice Is Not Healthy

Obesity affects 40 percent of adults and 19 percent of children in the United States and accounts for more than $168 billion in health care spending each year. Sugary beverages are thought to be one of the major drivers of the obesity epidemic. These drinks (think soda and sports drinks) are the …

Nutrition

Obesity epidemic could fuel loneliness, as scientists find a genetic link

The obesity epidemic could be fuelling Britain’s growing problem of loneliness, scientists believe, after discovering a genetic link between the two conditions.<p>Around a quarter of people over 65 in Britain suffer from loneliness, which can raise the risk of many diseases, and can even cause people …

Genetics

Platypus Venom Could Treat Diabetes

The ocean’s creatures hold secrets to some of today’s biggest medical mysteries.<p>As Sebastian the crab croons in <i>The Little Mermaid</i> hit “Under the Sea”:<p>…

Biology

Huge meta-study confirms link between autoimmune disorders and psychosis

One of the most compelling hypotheses in scientific research today is the growing belief that psychiatric disorders are potentially related to immune …

Neuroscience

The AudioKit Synth One is a pro-level iPad synth that’s completely free

No ads, no in-app payments<p>AudioKit Synth One, a free and open-source iPad synth, is now available for download in the Apple App Store, developer Matthew Fecher has announced. The Synth One, which Fecher describes as “the largest free and open-source iOS music project in history,” is a …

Synthesizers

2018 iPhone X Handsets Will Come With Embedded SIM and Standard SIM Slots

The three new 2018 iPhone X handsets are expected to launch in September, the devices will apparently come with a standard SIM card slot and an …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen To Feature Bluetooth Music Controls

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be launching in just over a month, Samsung are holding a press conference for the handset on the 9th of August.<p>We …

Galaxy Note

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

There’s an urgent need for improved treatment options for pancreatic cancer. It’s a particularly difficult cancer to treat, even in the early stages. …

Immunotherapy

Once-Dreaded Poliovirus Could Treat Brain Cancer

Polio was a devastating disease before the development of the polio vaccine. But now, this once-feared virus might help treat another deadly illness …

Cancer

Do You Like Your Name?

“Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” So said Dale Carnegie in his 1936 self-improvement classic, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” That is probably true for a majority of the population — 79 percent like their names, …

Middle School

Adobe’s new all-in-one video-editing tool will work across devices

Adobe is working on a new video-editing product called Project Rush that brings three tools -- Premiere Pro, Audition and After Effects -- together in one place. With Project Rush, you'll be able to edit the color of your videos, improve the sound quality, build a title sequence, add some stock …

[Update: App is available] Google Podcasts ready to launch globally on Android with 2 million indexed podcasts

Changes have been afoot with Google and podcasts for many months. Cody has discovered sign after sign of the Google app adding podcast support, there …

As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients

Plants need carbon dioxide to live, but its effects on them are complicated.<p>As the level of carbon dioxide in the air continues to rise because of human activity, scientists are trying to pin down how the plants we eat are being affected.<p>Mounting evidence suggests that many key plants lose …

Climate Change

Adobe is integrating PDF services directly into Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft and Adobe are extending their close partnership this week with the integration of Adobe PDF services into Office 365. Adobe’s PDF services will be available from the ribbon inside web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Office 365 commercial users will be able to convert documents …

Software

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Rats with spinal cord injuries have regained the use of their paws after being given a groundbreaking gene therapy that helps to mend damaged nerves in the spine, by producing an enzyme called chondroitinase which breaks down scar tissue, as reported in a new study in the journal Brain.

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VPNFilter malware has infected a million routers — here's what you need to know

A recent discovery that new router-based malware, known as VPNFilter, had infected well over 500,000 routers just became even worse news. In a report …

Wi-Fi

EE UK Launch New Smart Number Mobile Technology

Mobile operator EE today claims to have become the first in the United Kingdom to launch smart number technology, which they say gives customers the …

How Equipmake is revolutionising electric car propulsion

Equipmake is co-developing the HipercarEquipmake is not yet the biggest player in Hethel but, with claims of being two years ahead of electric motor …

Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline

A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, at industrial scales, by 2021.<p>A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull …

Medscape Log In

Farmers may cultivate better gut microbes than nearby city dwellers

But ideal flora could vary based on where you live.<p>We rarely give much thought to the bacteria that take up residence in our guts. It’s hard not to forget creatures you can’t see or interact with. Despite their discreteness, researchers have come to understand that as a whole, these microbes do a …

Tip: The Natural Cancer Fighter

This stuff helps reduce soreness from hard training, but its potential benefits go far beyond that. Check this out.<p>Use Curcumin to Beat Up On …

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

Software Giant SAP Launches Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Multinational enterprise software giant SAP has launched a cloud platform that is dedicated to helping corporates develop blockchain …

How Theranos used the media to create the emperor’s new startup | John Naughton

There is a depressing list of journalists who were taken in by the Holmes hype, including high-status practitioners<p>It’s a quintessential Silicon Valley story. A smart, attractive 19-year-old American woman who has taught herself Mandarin while in high school is studying chemical engineering at …

Theranos

Be cautious, free VPNs are selling your data to 3rd parties

It isn’t unusual to find companies using deceptive practices when trying to market and grow their brands. One niche where this is very rife is in the VPN industry. It was recently revealed that contrary to claims on their websites, 26 of the 117 most popular VPN services log user data despite …

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