Nathan Swain

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Alzheimer's: New drug that halts mental decline is 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

The first drug that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline.<p>Hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years, the breakthrough is said to be a potential …

Dementia

New 'Star Citizen' Demo Is The Perfect Antidote For Disappointed 'No Man's Sky' Players

There’s been much ado over <i>Star Citizen</i>, the space simulator from Cloud Imperium Games that’s raised millions through crowdfunding endeavors.<p>Many naysayers have come out of the woodwork, suggesting that the game is little more than vaporware—a towering edifice of promises impossible to keep.<p>The game …

Bounty hunters are legally hacking Apple and the Pentagon – for big money

A growing roster of ‘white hat’ hackers earn thousands finding chinks in the digital armor of the US government and companies such as Apple and Google<p>Nathaniel Wakelam became a bounty hunter when he was 18.<p>Now 21, it is his full time job. This month so far he has earned $21,150, in installments: he …

Auctions

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Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

Multiple Sclerosis

Top 10 JavaScript Articles for the Past Month.

We’ve observed nearly 1,700 JavaScript articles posted between June and July 2016.<p>Mybridge’s Monthly Top 10 list has become more competitive since …

JavaScript

World Water Day 2016: Before and after images of Earth's disappearing lakes and seas

World Water Day 2016 will be marked on 22 March. The UN designated day, first marked in 1992 at United Nations Conference on Environment and …

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

What it's like when you're an American using Britain's National Health Service

The National Health Service is, as all Americans know and fear, a completely public "socialized medicine" system. It's dramatically different from the US's patchwork system of private providers and insurance companies.<p><b>See also:</b> One important way the UK's NHS is much worse than America's private …

Depression Can Physically Change Your DNA, Study Suggests

More evidence that the disease is much more than a mood disorder.<p>Researchers from the UK have found evidence that depression doesn't just change our …

Genetics

Turns Out Satellites Work Great for Mapping Earthquakes

The Nepal earthquake on Saturday devastated the region and killed over 2,500 people, with more casualties mounting across four different countries. …

NASA spaceship ready for test flight

It looks like a throwback to the Apollo era, but NASA's new spaceship is roomier and designed to go far beyond the moon -- to an asteroid and eventually Mars.<p>Orion is scheduled to lift off on its first test flight at 7:05 a.m. ET Thursday from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The …

NASA Thinks Life May Lurk Beneath Europa's Surface

Forget moonmen and those old “canals” on Mars, if you want to find life in our solar system, your best bet might be to set your sights beyond the asteroid belt to Jupiter’s moon Europa, which appears to be frozen stiff at first glance.<p>But appearances can be deceiving, and scientists now believe …

Simpler Android

Scaloid is a library that simplifies your Android code. It makes your code easy to understand and maintain by leveraging Scala language.<p>For example, …

Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal

Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains.<p>Maps of neural circuitry showed that on average women's brains were highly connected across the left and right hemispheres, in …

A Never-Before-Seen ‘Star Wars’ Blooper Reel Has Been Discovered

Lucasfilm executive editor and writer J.W. Rinzler discovered a collection of never-before-seen bloopers from the <i>Star Wars</i> original trilogy while …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

Inked

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