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After Genetic Tweaks, Fruit Flies Glow When They Sense Cancer

The genetically engineered _Drosophila melanogaster _can even signal for different types of breast cancer cells.<p>Fruit flies are able to distinguish breast cancer cells from healthy mammary tissue, according to a new study. The humble fly joins dogs and honeybees as members of the animal kingdom …

Biology

Scientists hail breakthrough in embryonic-like stem cells | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a simple way to reprogram mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.<p>The research, described as game-changing by experts in the field, …

Which is cheaper for your work — Amazon or Google Cloud? Ask Cloudyn

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Cloudyn, which has offered a cloud monitor and cost allocation service for Amazon(s amzn) Web Services, is adding support for …

Line 6's Amplifi duo claims to 'reinvent' guitar amps with Bluetooth streaming and iOS controls

Line 6 has been known to push the boundaries of guitar amps: It was one of the first to offer built-in effects for that type of gear. Now, the outfit says it has reinvented the amplifier once more by packing Bluetooth streaming and iOS app controls into its new Amplifi 75 and 150. For learning new …

Facebook Saved Over A Billion Dollars By Building Open Sourced Servers

Facebook is reaping the benefits of designing its own energy efficient servers. Today at the Open Compute Summit, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that “In the last three years alone, Facebook has saved more than a billion dollars in building out our infrastructure using Open Compute designs.”<p>Facebook …

Google releases developer tools to port Chrome apps to iOS and Android - Pocket-lint

Google wants to take Chrome apps beyond the desktop and on to iOS and Android, and released new developer tools on Tuesday to make it happen.<p>Called …

Chrome apps will soon arrive on Android and iOS devices

Last month, we discovered Google was working on a tool that would port Chrome apps to both Android and iOS. Today, the folks in Mountain View released a developer preview that does just that. Like the early rumblings suggested, it's based on open-source Apache Cordova, which leverages the …

LA TV stations will share a single channel in hopes of creating new 4G spectrum

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=117218686<p>Los Angeles TV stations KLCS and KJLA will conduct an interesting …

TV stations try sharing their airwaves to make room for 4G traffic

TV stations selling spectrum in the FCC's upcoming wireless auction may soon have a viable alternative to moving or shutting down their channels. Two Los Angeles broadcasters, KJLA and KLCS, have agreed to participate in a CTIA-backed pilot project that will test whether or not they can share …

NVIDIA's mobile game portal now available for non-Tegra devices

Jealous of your friends' phones packing NVIDIA chips and the access to TegraZone that they enjoy? You need not be any longer,<p>as the game portal's latest update means you can install it on gadgets with generic (read: non-Tegra) silicon. Plus, <i>Android Community</i> reports that it also adds enhanced …

Evernote now syncs your documents four times faster

Syncing Evernote content was quick when most users had just a handful of notes, but times have changed -- many people are now transferring pictures, presentations and web clips. The company may keep up with that seemingly insatiable demand, though, as it just launched a brand new sync engine. The …