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Cause of cancer form in the liver identified

Researchers have identified the two genes whose mutation cause a serious cancer form found in the liver. The result sets concrete goals for future treatment of the otherwise incurable disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyOct 12th, 2017

Using artificial intelligence to improve early breast cancer detection

Model developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could reduce false positives and unnecessary surgeries. Every year 40,000 women die from breast cancer in the U.S. alone. When cancers are found early, they can o.....»»

Category: roboticsSource:  mitRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Google"s refined Security Checkup identifies account vulnerabilities

While Google might soon switch VIPs over to advanced protection in the form of physical keys, the rest of us are fine with typical security practices -- so long as we follow them. To better secure your Google account, the company has a new v.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

Pluto"s equator is covered in skyscraper-sized methane ice blades

As NASA continues to examine the treasure trove of data from the New Horizons project, one interesting phenomenon at Pluto's equator has been identified as massive ice blades made of methane. (more…) As NASA continues to examine the tre.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News17 hr. 52 min. ago

This "storm glass" is stupid but looks neat

This decorative storm glass "predicts" the weather. Admiral FitzRoy says so. It seems natural, to me anyway, that there would be a storm glass on my curio packed shelves. Purported to change in advance of weather, the chemicals in solution form cry.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News17 hr. 52 min. ago

Trapping Cancer Helps to Study Dormant Cells and How to Kill Them

Cancers often come back following successful treatment, a process at least partially due to the fact that dormant cells, which are particularly resistant to common therapies like chemo, remain in the body. They’re elusive and therefore difficul.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

Octopus-Inspired Robots: Silicone Skin Can Change Texture for "3-D Camouflage"

Researchers have created a synthetic form of octopus skin that can transform from a flat, 2D surface to a three-dimensional one with bumps and pits -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

Scientists identify biomarker for progression, drug response in brain cancer

Scientists have reported results from a glioblastoma study in which they validated a biomarker indicative of a patient's prognosis and likely response to specific therapies......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

This robot could save lives by improving breast cancer screenings

A team at The University of Twente is working to make an MRI-compatible, biopsy-performing robot in an effort to expedite the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Cancer, Breasts, Medicine, and Hospital A.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 36 min. ago

Octopus-Inspired Robots: Silicone Skin Can Change Texture for "3D Camouflage"

Researchers have created a synthetic form of octopus skin that can transform from a flat, 2D surface to a three-dimensional one with bumps and pits -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Huawei Mate 10 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro: what’s the difference?

The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are both big and powerful, but they also have a lot of differences. There’s been no shortage of phablets this year, but two more have just arrived in the form of the Huawei Mate 10 and the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.A.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News22 hr. 44 min. ago

Researchers reveal biomarker for guiding prostate cancer treatment

Back-to-back discoveries demonstrate for the first time how a testosterone-related genetic abnormality can help predict individual patient responses to specific prostate cancer therapies. The studies suggest that men who inherit this variant would be.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

World’s first negative emissions plant turns carbon dioxide into stone

Scientists and people around the world are concerned with the amount of carbon dioxide that we put into the atmosphere globally each year. The fear is that the greenhouse gas could warm the planet enough to cause a catastrophic climate disaster. Work.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Asus VivoBook Pro N580 – High Quality and High Performance

Vivobook Pro manages to combine high-end components in a nice slim form factor......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

WPA2 shown to be vulnerable to key reinstallation attacks

 A key reinstallation attack vulnerability in the WPA2 wi-fi protocol has been made public today. Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef has identified what he dubs a “serious weakness” in the wireless protocol. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

This isn’t the end of printed photos, it’s the golden age

In the digital age, printing is now about quality instead of quantity, and while fewer photos make it into print form, those that do are all the more important. The post This isn’t the end of printed photos, it’s the golden age appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 15th, 2017

Report: Tesla Fired Over 400 Workers Within Past Week

A new report from Reuters has emerged stating that Tesla has fired over 400 of its employees earlier this week, according to a former employee who spoke to outlet on Friday  and asked not to be identified. The cuts were reportedly the result of an.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated NewsOct 15th, 2017

Scientists Selectively Trigger Suicide In Cancer Cells

Long-time Slashdot reader Baron_Yam quotes SciTechDaily: A team of researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine reveals the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment appro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 15th, 2017

Google is offering free donuts and Home Minis to people in select cities

Everyone loves free stuff. That's pretty much a universal fact and Google's latest marketing gimmick takes advantage of that by cleverly combining our love of technology with sweets in the form of the Home Mini Donut Shop. The post Google is offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 14th, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia smashes an Atlantic intensity record, heads for Ireland Monday

By reaching Category 3 intensity on Saturday, Hurricane Ophelia became the strongest hurricane ever observed so far east in the Atlantic Ocean. It also became the sixth major hurricane to form this season so far, tying 1933, 1961, 1964, and 2004 for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 14th, 2017

Asteroid that barely missed Earth this week could wreak havoc in the not-so-distant future

The asteroid that came "damn close" to slamming into the Earth this week could cause utter devastation several decades down the road, and scientists can't rule out an eventual collision. The rock, known as 2012 TC4, came within a cosmic hair of our p.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsOct 14th, 2017