Mehmet Celikkol

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The first human trials of this experimental, cancer-killing drug could change everything

Properly mixed, the medicine came out as a dark brown liquid. A nurse brought the intravenous bag to the side of a recliner, where a man with brain cancer sat. The nurse hung the plump bag on a stand and prepared the treatment for delivery. The moment had arrived for BXQ-350 to meet its first human …

Cancer

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Bill Gates

Scoop: Trump team considers nationalizing 5G network

Trump national security officials are considering an unprecedented federal takeover of a portion of the nation’s mobile network to guard against …

Trump Administration

Tips for a healthy immune system

The immune system defends the body against infection. Although it works effectively most of the time, sometimes our immune system fails, and we …

Linkkle is a super simple tool for all your social media links

Decisions, decisions. Do you link to your Instagram profile on your Twitter feed or your Facebook page? Or maybe you want to showcase your Github, LinkedIn and Pinterest pages but there’s only one URL field which means you have to choose.<p>Linkkle is a newly launched, free to use tool that aims to …

Social Media

Chinese online retailer JD plans to open hundreds of unmanned shops, ahead of Amazon

Chinese online retailer JD.com has beaten Amazon to the next stage of the shopping revolution by announcing plans to open hundreds of "unmanned" convenience stores.<p>The shops have already been trialled with JD's 10,000 employees at headquarters in Beijing and use facial and recognition technology to …

eCommerce

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

Silencing 'junk' gene could halt tumor growth

After investigating unexplored regions of the human genome, researchers have discovered a new non-coding gene that appears to play an important role …

How the loss of net neutrality could change the internet

Supporters of the repeal say it will free up internet providers to innovate, while opponents fear the online world will become more like cable TV.<p>The repeal of net neutrality ushers in a new chapter of the internet that could eventually transform the way Americans communicate, shop and consume …

Net Neutrality

A Stanford Professor Says Working From Home Makes You Happier and More Efficient. There's Just 1 Catch

Take 250 people, all doing the same job for the same company. Tell half to work from home and half to come into the office for nine months. Then compare everything. Here are the results.<p>Work from home or go to an office: Which kind of workers are happier and more efficient?<p>For the first …

Six health benefits of cumin

Cumin is a spice that comes from the <i>Cuminum cyminum</i> plant. It is native to Asia, Africa, and Europe, but it is widely used in cooking throughout the …

How to Stay Focused When You’re Working from Home

No commute. No drive-by meetings. No dress code. Remote working can seem like a dream — until personal obligations get in the way. These distractions are easy to ignore in an office, but at home it can be difficult to draw the line between personal and professional time.<p>Consider when you’re working …

Time Management

Pancreatic cancer could be treated with a Parkinson's drug

A new study shows that a common drug for Parkinson's disease has anti-cancer effects in mice and human pancreatic cells.<p>The new research suggests …

Probiotics may help to prevent and treat colon cancer

A new study looks at the potential of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer associated with inflammatory bowel disease. So …

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

The Coca Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company selling more than 500 brands of soft drink to customers in over 200 countries. Every single day the world consumes more that 1.9 billion servings of their drinks including brands like Coca Cola (including Diet and Zero) as well as Fanta, …

Coca-Cola

Coffee's health benefits — defending your cup of joe

How do you feel about coffee? If you live in America, chances are that you drink it regularly.<p>At several hundred million cups per day, Americans have turned coffee-drinking into more than a nice addition to breakfast. It’s an art form.<p>You might have strong feelings about which kind and what flavor …

IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close

It was an audacious undertaking, even for one of the most storied American companies: With a single machine, IBM would tackle humanity’s most vexing …

Whole grains may prevent colorectal cancer

Together, the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund have reviewed the data available on the diet, weight, and …

GSK bets on pioneering cancer therapy with Adaptimmune deal

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said it has licensed the rights to Adaptimmune's pioneering T-cell therapy program to boost its pipeline in oncology, one of four areas its has prioritized for research and development.<p>T-cell therapy is part of a new approach to treating cancer that harnesses the …

Pen-like tool detects cancer in seconds

Distinguishing cancerous tissue from healthy tissue is a chief concern when it comes to surgery, which is why medical scientists are continually …

How to Delete Old iCloud Backups & Free Up More Storage Space on iPhone

If you’ve recently upgraded your iPhone, you’ve probably noticed that your older iOS device still appears on iCloud’s list of backups. These old iCloud backups could be taking up a lot of unnecessary storage space and don’t do you any good either. All the documents, data, and settings you need …

Breathing Is the Key to Persuasive Public Speaking

Have you ever wondered why two people can say exactly the same thing in a meeting, but only one of them gets credit for it? Many times it’s the way we <i>sound</i> that makes the difference between whether or not we are actually <i>heard</i>.<p>We all know when someone sounds nervous or confident. Think about the …

Public Speaking

The Leadership Behaviors That Make or Break a Global Team

We’re all familiar with the promise of global operations. It’s not just about accessing big new markets—the bigger payoff, most people agree, comes from expanding the firm’s talent pool and bringing together a diversity of perspectives that will combine to make the firm more productive and …

Report: Apple already working on putting a virtual Home button into the iPhone screen

The idea of replacing the iPhone’s physical Home button with a pure touch one embedded in the display has been around for quite a while now, but a report from the variably reliable <i>DigiTimes</i> claims that Apple is already working on the technology.<p>Apple is internally developing touch and display …

Mobile Technology