Nathan Wesley Jones

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Litecoin 101: How To Build Your Own Mining Rigs

<b>UPDATE 1:</b> A Software Guide To Mining With Windows is now live<p><b>UPDATE 2:</b> I’ve recently switched my mining hardware to Dogecoin due to its rising popularity and lower difficulty. I’ve found it to be more profitable, and it may be worth pursuing depending on your specific situations.<p><b>UPDATE 3</b>: Nvidia …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

'Just flooding us': Tenn. spike in drug-dependent newborns is warning to nation

On an average day, neonatal nurse practitioner Carla Saunders faces two dozen babies born hooked on drugs, infants so sick with the pain of withdrawal that they cry nonstop, claw their faces and writhe in agony at the sound of a voice or the touch of hand. But that’s just the average.<p>“Today, it may …

Pregnancy

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

Associated Press News

Scientists Regrow Severed Spinal Cords In Rats

Neuroscientists surgically and chemically reconnect rats' severed spinal cords, recovering the rats' bladder control.<p>Scientists have found a way to reconnect severed spinal cords in rats, allowing them to regain bladder control--a major accomplishment that could one day help humans with similar …

Device gets breast tumor first time around - Futurity

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — A new tool can help surgeons remove breast cancer tumors completely …

Breast Cancer

This Glove Could Help Deaf-Blind People Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere

And the research behind it could change how we all interact with computers and with each other.<p>Michael Scaturro<p>On the hottest day of the summer so far in Berlin, Tom Bieling, a 32-year-old doctoral candidate, walked quickly down a corridor on the second floor of a science building mere blocks away …

Microsoft: We Had to Wait Until After E3 to Change Our DRM Policies

At E3 last week, Microsoft packed a basketball arena full of journalists and fans to talk about its next-generation console, the Xbox One. That’s why …

DRM

Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.<p>Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game …

Xbox

PS4 appearance on Jimmy Fallon highlights Microsoft's struggle to explain Xbox One policies

As part of <i>Late Night</i>'s"Video Game Week," Jimmy Fallon has had the opportunity to play with both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. But while Monday night's Xbox One demo ran through the console's multimedia features and showed off <i>Killer Instinct</i> and <i>Forza</i>, Sony Tuesday night also took the …

GameStop stores hit Xbox One launch cap, pre-orders ceased

GameStop has ceased taking pre-orders for Xbox One. Employees from a number of retail locations around the country tell Polygon that the company reached its launch-day allocation last weekend. The company says it is still taking orders via its online site.<p>Retail managers say senior managers sent …

Microsoft Xbox One policy switch makes user forums explode

After the tech giant announces that it's backtracking on its much-derided Internet connection requirement, social media, comment threads, and gaming forums light up.<p>Relief, disbelief, and some leftover bitterness surround Microsoft pulling a 180 on its Xbox One "always-on" policy.<p>Gamers have taken …

Social Media

Microsoft has 'no plans' to revisit Xbox One's $499 price

Even as the company backtracks on its unpopular game-sharing policy, a company executive tells CNET that it won't budge on the price for the console, some $100 more than the rival PlayStation 4.<p>Microsoft may have just backtracked on its derided policy that had restricted game sharing in its Xbox …

Xbox

Artificial pancreas tells your tablet when you need insulin

The continuous glucose monitor -- which checks levels every one to five minutes -- works with a smartphone or tablet to calculate the amount of insulin the patient needs and delivers it via a pump.<p>As recently as the 1950s, one in three people diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes died within 25 years of …

Diabetes

Doctors perform thousands of unnecessary surgeries

A USA TODAY study found that tens of thousands of times each year, patients undergo surgery they don't need.<p>Jonathan Stelly was 22, a semi-pro baseball player aiming for the big leagues, when a fainting spell sent him to his cardiologist for tests. The doctor's office called afterward with shocking …

Children given antibiotics in first year 'more likely to develop eczema'

Children who receive antibiotics in the first year of their lives are as much as 40% more likely to go on to develop eczema, according to a new study …

Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.<p>Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game …

Xbox

Sarah Murnaghan gets organ donor

Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis who has been at the center of national controversy over transplant policy, was receiving an adult lung transplant on Wednesday.<p>Family spokeswoman Maureen Garrity said the child is getting lungs from one adult donor, ending a …