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In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000

An anonymous reader shares a report: People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: it could get much, much worse. Tuition has been rising by about 6% annually, according to investment management company Vanguard. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Female menstrual cycle in a dish

A miniature female reproductive tract that fits in the palm of your hand has now been developed by researchers. It could eventually change the future of research and treatment of diseases in women’s reproductive organs.This new 3-D technology — c.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Vitamin D, calcium supplementation among older women does not significantly reduce risk of cancer, study finds

Among healthy postmenopausal women, supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium compared with placebo did not result in a significantly lower risk of cancer after four years, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Why do we choose to get vaccinations?

Since vaccines protect not only those who take them, but also the people who otherwise could have been infected, there are many plausible motives for choosing to get vaccinated. Apart from the most obvious -- wanting to protect oneself or one's child.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

How to fend off cyberattacks and data breaches

According to research conducted by Symantec, the number of cyberattacks against small businesses (companies with fewer than 250 employees) has been steadily growing over the last six years, with hackers specifically targeting employees (phishing)......»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

After spending 13 years working in systems administration and network and desktop support, Simeon Holloway had reached a crossroads in his career.“I had capped out on the knowledge” required for the positions, Holloway says. “Salary-wise, I.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

How to fend off cyberattacks and data breaches

According to research conducted by Symantec, the number of cyberattacks against small businesses (companies with fewer than 250 employees) has been steadily growing over the last six years, with hackers specifically targeting employees (phishing)......»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Rogers provides 20 Toronto schools with Gigabit internet in new pilot program

Rogers is providing 20 Toronto District School Board schools with premium top-tier internet access in a new pilot program that will span three years. The company’s new initiative follows in the footsteps of Connected for Success, Rogers’.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Uber update allows users to modify their pick up location

Uber recently released an update to solve one glaring problem experienced by many a rider. Sometimes, pickup locations get skewed, causing riders to send their driver somewhere other than where they are. As a result, said driver could cancel the ride.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

SaskTel completes LTE expansion in Saskatchewan, says VoLTE is en route

SaskTel’s 617,000 wireless subscribers will be happy to know that it has completed its LTE expansion in Saskatchewan, now covering 99 percent of the residents in the province. The carrier notes that this expansion is part of its $1.4 billion CA.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

New claims suggest Touch ID sensor could move to iPhone 8 rear

With the Galaxy S8 and LG G6 moving towards an all-body display and removal of the traditional home button, new claims suggest the iPhone 8 could follow suit and move the Touch ID sensor to the rear. The post New claims suggest Touch ID sensor could.....»»

Category: topSource:  tabtimesRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI Review: GTX 1080 SLI!

Do you want the most powerful gaming laptop money can buy? Do you also have a spare $5,000 just lying around? Look no further than the MSI GT83VR 7RF Titan SLI, a monster gaming laptop with dual GeForce GTX 1080s inside. This is, quite simply, the mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Slightly terrifying robotic octopus arm could work safely alongside humans

German industrial automation company Festo has created a number of animal-inspired robots in the past, such as kangaroos, herring gulls, ants, and a gripper that mimics the tongue of a chameleon. The latest addition to its robot zoo comes in the form.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Twitter stops counting @ Replies towards its 140 characters on web and mobile

 Nearly a year ago, Twitter announced it would begin distancing itself from the requirement that all tweets could only contain 140 characters by no longer counting some things – like media attachments or @ replies towards the character cou.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Dropbox reportedly secures a $600 million credit line

 Preteen unicorn Dropbox needs some cash real quick, so the company just secured a $600 million credit line according to a new Bloomberg report. This could be the company’s last “funding” round before its initial public offerin.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Roboteam is building a 10,000-strong robot army for your home

 At this very moment, there’s someone working away in a factory somewhere in Shenzhen or at a manufacturing plant in Israel, or maybe even a facility in Gaithersburg, Md., prepping the assembly of one of the 10,000 robots that a small Isra.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Robot has eyes designed to follow you around like the Mona Lisa

The Transgazer robot appears to be looking at several people at once because of its concave eye design, which could help it better communicate with groups.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Backwards asteroid shares an orbit with Jupiter without crashing

A rare retrograde asteroid has been spotted in Jupiter's orbital zone - and nudges from the giant planet may have kept it stable there for a million years.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Lyme disease is set to explode and we still don’t have a vaccine

A new prediction says 2017 and 2018 will see major Lyme disease outbreaks in new areas. This could lead to lifelong health consequences, so where's the vaccine?.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Fight against patent for hepatitis C drug that can cost €55,000

Sofosbuvir can cost up to €55,000 for a course of treatment. Charities hope revoking the patent would allow far cheaper generics to cure hepatitis C in Europe.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Western demand for goods from China is killing 100,000 a year

Nearly a quarter of premature deaths from air pollution worldwide happen in countries that manufacture goods for export.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago