Eric Yuan

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Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

Pollution

Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.<p>In the war against cancer, scientists often have to act like battlefield commanders, devising creative attack strategies to …

Cancer Cells

One Man’s Awesome Friends Turned Him Into Rambo For An Amazing Bachelor Party

If you’re currently planning your best bro’s bachelor party, and your idea of an epic time is partying with some sick babes and bottle service in Las Vegas like all of the other rad dudes of America, you need to stop and reconsider everything. To celebrate their good friend Dana Saint’s marriage …

Incredible Images of the Northern Lights

Here are some of the best images of the aurora borealis, captured in 2014.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Northern Lights<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

Massive Fire Shuts Down Freeways In Los Angeles

A huge apartment complex under construction near Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles was in flames early Monday, closing two major highways that intersect nearby.<p>More than 250 firefighters are responding, fire department spokesman David Orti told the Los Angeles Times.<p>The fire, which started at 1:30 a.m. …

This strange-looking ‘Impossible’ electric bike can be easily folded into a backpack

“Impossible” is the name of a new electric bike Kickstarter project started by Impossible Technology that has almost doubled its target goal, with 41 …

The ‘Simply Amazing’ Invention Aimed at Helping ‘Novices Learn to Play the Piano Without Reading Music’

An invention aimed at helping beginners learn how to play the piano took the Internet by storm this week after a video showing how it works was widely circulated.<p>The device, formally called the Projected Instrument Augmentation System, was developed in Germany and projects a stream of colorful …

Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector

<b>Google is aiming to diagnose cancers, impending heart attacks or strokes and other diseases, at a much earlier stage than is currently possible.</b><p>The company is working on technology that combines disease-detecting nanoparticles, which would enter a patient's bloodstream via a swallowed pill, with a …

Patients Pay Higher Out of Pocket Expenses - Using Hospital Owned Medical Practices

Are you aware that using a hospital owned medical facility may cost you more in out of pocket expenses?<p>Hospitals continue to purchase medical …

How Brandon Steiner Bought Yankee Stadium (And His 33 Rules For Success)

<i>“Occasionally when you’re in that zone, striving to operate at your highest levels, you get consumed. You forget to eat and shower. But that can be a good thing. No one makes money eating or showering.” – Brandon Steiner, You Gotta Have Balls</i><p>I met Brandon Steiner a year and a half ago at the new …

FDA clears device that lets paraplegics walk again

A device designed by a quadriplegic Israeli entrepreneur to increase his own mobility, and in use already to get wounded<p>U.S. militarypersonnel up and walking again, has won clearance from theFood and Drug Administrationfor broad marketing in the United States.<p>The ReWalk system is sometimes called …

Remote Controls

'The World at Night' Reveals Beauties of Earth and Sky - NBC News

NBC

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.<p>Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen …

Digital Art

35 Innovative and Visionary Food Hacks That Are Just Beyond Amazing

1. Easy Pancake Art!<p>Looks Delicious and is easy to make!<p>2. Pastry Folding Hacks<p>3. How to determine whether an egg is fresh or not<p>4. Adult Alcoholic …

Hacking

Aidin gets $1.1M to make moving from a hospital to nursing home easier

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Pond5/Devon<p>Changes in legislation, such as the Affordable Care Act and even proposed legislation that would change the …

Get ready for Google Translate on steroids

Google said Friday that it is scooping up virtual reality translation app maker Quest Digital, whose technology will eventually allow Google Translate to read and translate words read by your smartphone camera.<p>Quest Digital makes an app called Word Lens that reads text through a smartphone’s …

Wearable Robots on the Rise to Help Paraplegics Walk

Wearable robots that help paraplegics walk seem to be much more common these days. Just this week they helped paralyzed veterans cross the stage at a …

Artist Paints Children's Medical Helmets To Look Cooler

This is a series of children's medical helmets painted by artist Paula Strawn to look cooler than the plain white they come in. They almost make me …

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Who Needs Kickstarter? Exercise Sensor Moov Raises $1 Million In 15 Days

When Meng Li and Nikola Hu stopped by the FORBES office to demonstrate their wearable sensors last month, Hu spent much of the interview punching the air and running in place. A laptop placed on the table graphed the speed and form of his punches, benchmarking his performance against that of a …

This Wearable Robot Lifts 110 Pounds In Each Hand

It's not exactly "Iron Man," but then again, it is real.<p>The days of idling wishing for a wearable robot are gone. Researchers at the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory in San Giuliano Terme, Italy, have created a "robo-suit" that is capable of lifting 50 kilograms (110 pounds) with each of its arms.<p>The …

Robotics

Augmented reality could help amputees with phantom limb pain

An augmented-reality racing game has given a 72-year-old amputee relief from phantom limb pain for the first time since 1965, <i>Wired UK</i> reports. The man was prone to waking up in the middle of the night in terrible pain due to the dissonance caused by his brain trying to control a limb that was no …

Distractify

Going from having no kids to all of a sudden being responsible for a human life is a huge transition. After the first few initial months of worrying …

Jim Gaffigan

Fried and grilled meat may raise risk of diabetes and dementia

Study suggests changes in cooking habits might reduce levels of glycotoxins and help prevent diabetes and dementia<p>Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say.<p>US scientists found that rodents raised on a …

Associated Press News

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

3D Bioprinting

Delivering better medical care, at $15 an hour

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Community Health

Monkeys Raised On Omega-3-Rich Diet Have Well-Structured Brains

Eat right and you too can have a healthy monkey brain<p>You may have heard that omega-3 fatty acids are good for you. They are a prime component of the nervous system, and cannot be made by the body--they must be consumed. But just how important are dietary omega-3 fatty acids for brain development …

Monkeys