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Smart cement mixture turns buildings into batteries

<b>A smart cement mixture that can store electrical energy and discharge it on demand could convert buildings, bridges, curb stones and even street</b> …

Engineering

What determines human decisions?

One could call Daniel Kahneman the unicorn of economics. As a psychologist, he had a profound influence on people who criticized the homo economicus …

Reverse Cavities and Heal Tooth Decay With These 5 Steps!

The enamel of the teeth, as well as the underlying layer, dentin, are destroyed by the tooth decay that results from certain types of acid produced …

Dental Care

Scientists accidentally discover drug that may stop weight gain

Scientists have accidentally discovered a drug that could let you eat as much as you want without gaining weight.<p>The team at Yale University were …

Immune System

Ritz-Carlton’s new cruise liners are the last word in luxury travel for the ‘1 per centers’ | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. Now, reservations are …

Hospitality

Two slits and one hell of a quantum conundrum

<b>Through Two Doors at Once: The Elegant Experiment That Captures the Enigma of Our Quantum Reality</b> <i>Anil Ananthaswamy</i> Dutton (2018)<p>According to the …

Quantum Physics

The 5 most exciting new electric cars you can buy in the next 2 years

I have been reporting on electric cars full-time for the past 3 years now. Over 5,200 articles later, I am frustrated by the number of articles I wrote about vehicles you still can’t buy today.<p>But I think that will change in the next 2 years.<p>We now know of dozens of electric vehicle programs coming …

Electric Vehicles

These Windows Can Generate Electricity And Provide Insulation

By Marlene Cimons<p>The windows of many cars and buildings often are tinted with a film that shuts out unnecessary sunlight, an energy efficiency …

Clean Energy

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

How Is AI Used In Healthcare - 5 Powerful Real-World Examples That Show The Latest Advances

When it comes to our health, especially in matters of life and death, the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve outcomes is very intriguing. While there is still much to overcome to achieve AI-dependent health care, most notably data privacy concerns and fears of mismanaged care due to …

Artificial Intelligence

Cancer cells destroyed with two antipsychotic drugs

Some cancers survive on high cholesterol levels. New research uses antipsychotic drugs to "starve" these cancer cells of cholesterol.<p>Some studies …

Cancer Cells

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Dementia

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

This AR business card is way cooler than your flimsy card

Can it make business cards relevant again?<p>Apparently some people still use business cards even though technology made them obsolete a while ago. Can technology make them relevant again? Developer Oscar Falmer was probably thinking “yes” when he created this AR business card demo.<p>His demo takes a …

Augmented Reality

How to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape

A personal trainer explains why you don’t need a detox, a fad diet, or a boutique workout to burn fat and build muscle.<p>Earlier this week, I was talking with one of my best friends. He’d recently started dating again after getting divorced from his wife of 11 years. And let’s just say that he wasn’t …

Body Fat

How to Minimize Pancreatic Cancer Risk

As an avid reader of obituaries, I’ve been struck by how many people these days are succumbing to pancreatic cancer, a cancer long considered rare.<p>And relatively speaking, it is still rare, accounting for just 3 percent of all cancers. But it is also one of the deadliest because symptoms almost …

Cancer

“Unprecedented” research reverses age-related wrinkles and hair loss in mice

A breakthrough new study from researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham has demonstrated that reversing mitochondrial dysfunction in mouse …

hair loss

Telomeres, Aging and Cancer | Learn Science at Scitable

Introduction<p>How do the natural ends of chromosomes — called telomeres — differ from chromosome ends generated at the site of a chromosomal break? …

Medicine

Wrinkles, Hair Loss Successfully Reversed In Potential Breakthrough New Genetic Experiment On Aging

Scientists have successfully reversed two of the most common and visible effects of aging by 'turning off' a specific gene, in a new study on lab …

hair loss

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

Titanium dioxide-based whitening treatments may be easier on the teeth

Regardless of what you may think of the practise of teeth-whitening, it appears to not just be a passing fad – and it can harm peoples' teeth. …

Chemistry

How To Get Started In AI For Less Than $400

G<p>ot 400 bucks and some free time? Then you may be the next artificial intelligence (AI) whiz kid.<p>It’s never been easier for a developer to start building something in the field of artificial intelligence. Firms are creating total hardware solutions that run in the hundreds, not the hundreds of …

Artificial Intelligence

X-rays burst chemo-filled nanobubbles for targeted cancer drug delivery

Researchers at the Center for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) have developed a new targeted treatment for cancer. Chemotherapy drugs are wrapped in …

How this Founder Bootstrapped a Profitable SaaS Product for Dentists in Under Three Years

Sophia Chou, Boston raised, dentist turned web product professional has co-founded and been building for the last three years, Auxpanel, a business intelligence dashboard to help dentists manage the business side of their practices.<p>As a once practicing dentist herself, Chou saw that existing …

Entrepreneurship

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

Will We Ever Stop Using Rockets to Get to Space?

On March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Massachusetts, American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket. The flight lasted a mere 2.5 …

The first 3D, full-color X-rays will weird you out

Classic black and white x-rays, move down the bench.<p>New Zealand company MARS Bioimaging has developed the world's first full-color, 3D X-rays, and …

5 AI clouds you can use today

The sensationalist hype around AI has a lot of people believing that the technology may be too advanced or too technical for their businesses to take …

Artificial Intelligence

This scientist predicted he would live to 150. Now he's not so sure.

Alex Zhavoronkov was still young when he became obsessed with pushing the boundaries of the human lifespan. In his almost 20-year career<b>,</b> he’s worked …