David Shaw

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Studies in monkeys may be next step in search for HIV cure

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A powerful infusion of HIV-fighting antibodies beat back a potent form of the virus in monkeys and kept it at bay for weeks, U.S. government scientists and a team led by Harvard University found, offering a potential next step in the battle against human HIV.<p>The two studies, …

Discovery of Earth-like planet Kepler-78b raises hopes of more

Scientists have found the most similar planet to Earth so far discovered, which is only a little bigger and seems to be made of very similar materials.<p>Describing the results in Nature, two independent teams of scientists found the planet has a diameter of 9,200 miles (around 1.2 times that of …

Newly Found Exoplanet Is Earth-Like In Size And Composition

A recently discovered exoplanet is similar in density and size to Earth. Too bad the planet is also 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit on its surface.<p>Who's this little guy hanging out so close to its sun? It's an exoplanet, discovered just this past July, and before I call it "little" again—its radius is …

Just In Time For Halloween, Here's A Replica Stormtrooper Helmet

Ah, the Stormtrooper. One of the most iconic images in <i>Star Wars</i>, the Imperial Stormtrooper is simultaneously an awesome design and a reminder that …

The Walking Dead Season 2 First Tailer Released (video)

The first trailer has been released for the new The Walking Dead: Season 2 which is soon to launch on PC And Mac showing s first glimpse at the new …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Bandit9 Nero MKII Motorcycle

One of the most attractive parts of riding a motorcycle is standing out from the pack of minivans, subcompacts, and SUVs that dominate the roads — …

Could Obama's Health Law Vow Mean 2014 Pain For Democrats?

Assuming HealthCare.gov's technical problems are largely fixed by November's end, as Obama administration officials have reassured, Democrats will still face an even headier challenge: They must square with reality President Obama's oft-made promise that the new health care law would allow people …

Secretary Kerry: I'm Going to Watch the Red Sox Beat the Cardinals

Secretary of State John Kerry will be among the tens of thousands of Red Sox fans at Fenway Park Wednesday night to watch the Boston Red Sox take on …

Obama’s Defiant Obamacare Defense in Boston

President Obama’s speech at Faneuil Hall was probably his most passionate and unapologetic defense of the health-care law in ages, maybe since its …

Obama: Critics 'grossly misleading'

President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended his health care law from “grossly misleading” critics challenging his claim that Americans who liked their insurance could keep it and from persistent problems with HealthCare.gov.<p>“For the vast majority of people who have health insurance that works, you …

Reports that NSA taps into Google and Yahoo data hubs infuriate tech giants

Google and Yahoo, two of the world's biggest tech companies, reacted angrily to a report on Wednesday that the National Security Agency has secretly intercepted the main communication links that carry their users' data around the world.<p>Citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward …

The NSA Hacked Google and Yahoo's Private Networks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>More documents from the Edward Snowden leak show that the National Security Agency has tapped Google …

Here's The Real Debate We Should Be Having About Obamacare And 'Paternalism'

Americans have reacted angrily the past couple of days after many have found out that their health insurance plans have been cancelled due to Obamacare. These are plans in the non-group market which comprises about 5% of Americans and do not live up to the minimum standard of coverage that the …

Obama's 'Keep Your Health Care Plan' Pledge Fails Fact Checks

As lawmakers grill Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the botched startup of HealthCare.gov and other issues related to the Affordable Care Act, nonpartisan fact checkers are giving failing grades to President Obama's oft-repeated pledge to Americans that "if you like your …

NSA uproar could spark changes not seen since 1970s

Momentum is building in Congress, but some fear overhaul will go too far.<p>WASHINGTON — As criticism of the National Security Agency mounts, the U.S. intelligence community is bracing for an overhaul of how it does business on a level not seen since Sen. Frank Church held hearings into intelligence …

Earth 2? Scientists study rocky, Earth-sized planet 700 light years away

Is it home away from home?<p>A planet with a similar mass and size to our own planet Earth, likely similarly composed of rocks and iron, has been spotted orbiting a star some 700 light years away in the constellation Cygnus, scientists announced Wednesday. But don’t expect to find your 2.0 living …

Obama says health care website will 'get fixed ASAP'

President Barack Obama on Wednesday said there is “no excuse” for the problems with the health care website and that he will “take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed ASAP.”<p>“There's no denying it. Right now, the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. And I am not …