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BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

NOVA - Official Website | What Does an Atom Look Like?

What Does an Atom Look Like?<p>Published June 14, 2018<p><b>Greg Kestin:</b> So, what does an atom actually look like? Because it doesn't look like this.<p>If you …

Fall asleep in seconds by listening to a soothing voice read the EU’s new GDPR legislation

‘New laws aren’t meant to be exciting — but this one could sedate a buffalo’<p>Last month, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, triggering a wave of panic among unprepared tech companies. This month, why not harness the power of that legislation to calm your …

GDPR

Are You Immune to Cancer?

Seven years ago, biochemist Zheng Cui of Wake Forest University was conducting a routine experiment, injecting test mice with a strain of cancer …

Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris

Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a French Catholic named Léonard Foujita, had been born 81 years earlier as Tsuguharu Foujita, the son of a general in Japan’s …

Art

'The most significant development since the safety belt'

<b>Here is an extraordinary statistic: since the Volvo XC90 went on sale in the UK in 2002 it has sold over 50,000 vehicles, yet not a single person has been killed while driving it, or as a passenger.</b><p>It is, according to the independent laboratory Thatcham Research, the safest car it has ever …

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Red Dwarf 30th Anniversary: Watch every episode of the cult sitcom online

<b>Exactly 30 years ago, cult sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf first aired on the BBC – and geeks have been obsessed ever since. As the show celebrates its 30th</b> …

Are We Closer to Finding a Fifth Dimension?

The discovery of gravitational waves toppled what we thought we knew about dimensions.<p>In Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, the …

Semiosis is a first contact novel about coexistence with intelligent plants

Learning to not only survive, but to thrive on an alien world<p>Throughout its history, science fiction has imagined how humanity might meet its cosmic neighbors. How would the first contact with aliens go? Authors have imagined a variety of scenarios, from the desire for amicable partnership between …

'Ikigai': la filosofía de vida de los japoneses que llegan a los 100 años

Con hacerse estas cuatro sencillas preguntas puede empezar a practicarla<p>Sabemos, porque lo ha refrendado la OMS, que Japón es el país en el que la …

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

The 809 Objects Left on the Moon

LinkAs of 2012, by NASA’s count there are 809 manmade objects on the Moon. You can find the full list here. Spacecraft make up the bulk of our moon …

Japón lanza una aplicación para dar a conocer sus destinos

MADRID, 22 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -<p>La Organización Nacional de Turismo de Japón (JNTO) ha presentado la 'Japan Official Travel App', su aplicación …

Descarga 2500 xilografías japonesas completamente gratis

La Biblioteca del Congreso de EUA acaba de hacer un regalo gigante al dominio público del mundo.<p>La revolución digital ya lleva un tiempo sucediendo, y ahora, puedes contar la Biblioteca del Congreso de EUA como uno de los estandartes de convertir lo viejo en nuevo. El proyecto de digitalización de …

“Estás despedido”. Este restaurante pone sus bebidas a $4 cada vez que Donald Trump despide a alguien

Antes de que se convirtiera en el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump era famoso por otras cosas, una de las cuales era despedir a las …

Así son los comerciales de relojes en Japón

Japón es un país que nos tiene fascinados. Su cultura, mezcla entre lo moderno y tradicional, hace que se produzcan cosas que para el resto del mundo …

Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’

The US has a president who embodies many of the things Naomi Klein has been warning about for years. She says her new book had to be written before things got worse<p>The fact that Naomi Klein predicted the forces that explain the rise to power of Donald Trump gives her no pleasure at all. It is 17 …

Donald Trump

Me and my penis: 100 men reveal all

From the sex addict to the vicar, men open up about their manhood - every penis tells a story<p>• Warning: adult content<p>Every one of Laura Dodsworth’s penises is unique: introvert and extrovert, straight and bendy, wobblers and bobblers, growers and showers. There are contented penises that have led …

Hung Up

Viaje por el Sistema Solar con este impresionante vídeo

El Sol concentra el 99,75 % de la masa del <b>Sistema Solar</b>. Eso no significa que en nuestro sistema no haya muchos planetas enormes, sino que el Sistema …

Politicians have got what they wanted: more UK workers in poverty than ever before

Tories and Labour decided that inequality was a price worth paying for growth. When employment is not a way out of poverty, what is?<p>I would rather not think about poverty while I am being presented with gift guides in which the smallest “stocking filler” is £15: it may well be a tad unfestive. The …

George Osborne

Las 10 películas de anime más exitosas en la historia de Japón

La película más taquillera en toda la historia de Japón, por encima de <i>Titanic</i>, es un anime de Studio Ghibli. Pero no se trata de un caso excepcional, …

La KonMarimanía invade el mundo ¿ya sabes lo que es?

La <b>KonMarimanía</b> es como llaman sus adeptos a un fenómeno mundial iniciado por la nipona Marie Kondo, cuyos libros han revolucionado los hogares de …

Hiroshima Nuclear (atomic) Bomb - USA attack on Japan (1945)

This apocalyptic short film could become the next big sci-fi franchise

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America proves too tough for hitchhiking robot after vandals end cross-country trip

It seems the tough streets of Philadelphia were too much for a friendly little robot from Ontario. All the Hitchbot wanted to do was see the United States. But just two weeks after starting its cross-country journey in Boston, Hitchbot's trip has come to an unfortunate end. Last night, the cute …

What’s behind Beijing’s drive to control the South China Sea? | Howard W French

China’s startling attempt to assert control over vast waters has alarmed nearby countries and escalated tensions with the US. Howard W French reports from Hainan, the island at the heart of Xi Jinping’s expansionist ambitions<p>On 26 May, CNN broadcast an unusual clip of a US navy intelligence flight …

China

Quick Look: PhoneExpander, an easy way to free up space on your iPad

How often do you synch your iPad and find that the largest portion of storage is reflected by the ominous “other” category? What the heck is this category, and why does it take up so much space? Enter PhoneExpander–a tool that you run on your Mac to help clear space on your iPad or iPhone. …

Apps

10 things you have to watch over the holidays

So you've got a few days off, and you're probably trapped with family to boot -- this calls for some serious binge-watching. Now is the perfect time to catch up on all of those movies and shows you couldn't make time for during the year. To help guide you through the plethora of options, we've …

Japan's largest wireless carrier uses a shrimp cannon to promote its LTE network

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