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Drug-resistant superbug may be more widespread than previously known

<b>(CNN) —</b> One family of superbugs, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, may be spreading more widely than previously thought, according to a study published Monday (PDF) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.<p>In fact, transmission of these bacteria …

This breast pump is quiet enough to use on a conference call

'Willow' is a smart wearable breast pump that's quiet, discreet and doesn't use any cords, tubes or dangling bottles.<p>Its creators hope it's …

Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

The blood-brain barrier refers to a protective sheath of endothelial cells that wraps around the blood vessels in our brains, keeping damaging substances away from our precious gray matter. The trouble is, the BBB can also keep out valuable life-saving drugs like chemotherapy compounds that destroy …

Neuroscience

American Airlines Pilots Lose 40lb With Apple iPad Electronic Flight Bag

American Airlines recently got permission to use its iPad Electronic Flight Bags in the cockpit during all phases of flight, saving an estimated $1.2 million of fuel annually. (Hat tip Mactrast, image)<p>For pilots, it’s a huge benefit. A bag full of airways charts, airport maps and operations manuals …

Can expensive audio cables improve the sound of a hi-fi?

Some audiophiles swear that cables can make or break the sound of their hi-fis, while others poo-poo the idea and use the cheapest hardware store wires. The debates have raged for years, but the only way to really know for sure is to try a set of high-end cables in your system. When I sold hi-fis …

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ホテルの有線LANをWi-Fi化できる「小型ルーター」を比べたぞ!

End-of-Life Care

What does end-of-life care mean for people who have cancer?<p>When a cancer patient’s health care team determines that the cancer can no longer be …