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Mitochondrial DNA could predict risk for sudden cardiac death, heart disease

The level, or 'copy number,' of mitochondrial DNA -- genetic information stored not in a cell's nucleus but in the body's energy-creating mitochondria -- is a novel and distinct biomarker that is able to predict the risk of heart attacks and sudden c.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyOct 12th, 2017

Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order

 If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in over a thousand cases, has been called unreli.....»»

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Enders expects new alliances in response to CSeries deal

Airbus chief executive Tom Enders predicts the next few months could be rough and tough as Boeing responds to European airframer s acquisition of the Bombardier CSeries programme......»»

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Apple"s First Town Square Retail Concept Opens in Chicago

The first in a new generation of Apple stores has opened in the heart of Chicago. Designed by Foster + Partners, Apple Michigan Avenue employs the tech giant’s “Town Square” concept, which subverts the typical retail experience in favo.....»»

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FAA proposal seeks global airline ban on checked consumer gadgets

It’s no secret that lithium-ion batteries can be dangerous if they overheat, and now the FAA is warning that they pose a serious risk for airplanes if checked into baggage. Aircraft cargo sections are equipped with a system designed to put out.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

9to5Rewards: Blast Motion’s iPhone-connected sports sensors improve your game [Giveaway]

This week we’re partnering with Blast Motion to giveaway one of its popular iPhone-connected baseball, golf, or athletic performance accessories. Head below to find out how you could win. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News3 hr. 27 min. ago

While you"re at work, your dog could be playing video games

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. A sensor lights up. You hit it. Another sensor lights up. You hit that one. A third sensor lights up and when you hit it you get a reward. No, I'm.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 51 min. ago

Laptops Could Be Banned From Checked Bags on Planes Due To Fire Risk

Readers share a report: Laptops could be banned from checked baggage on planes due to a fire risk under a proposal being recommended by an international air safety panel. According to a report, an overheating laptop battery could cause a significant.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 51 min. ago

Brain takes seconds to switch modes during tasks

The brain rapidly switches between operational modes in response to tasks and what is replayed can predict how well a task will be completed, according to a new study in rats......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

DNA damage found in veterans with Gulf War illness

Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures that produce energy in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

FAA proposes ban on large electronics in checked baggage

While most of us probably keep our laptops and other large electronics in our carry-on bags, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) still wants to avoid the risk associated with exploding lithium-ion batteries in the cargo hold of passeng.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 59 min. ago

Walking below minimum recommended levels linked to lower mortality risk

Regular walking, even if not meeting the minimum recommended levels, is associated with lower mortality compared to inactivity, a new study finds......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Researchers find evidence of DNA damage in veterans with Gulf War illness

Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures that produce energy in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Remap the Pixel 2 squeeze function with Button Mapper

Some would say the squeeze function on the HTC U11 and Pixel 2 are gimmicks. However, one could argue that being able to simply squeeze the phone to illicit some response or action could be quite useful. The U11 allows you to remap the squeeze functi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Volcanoes that spew stretchy ice could make dwarf planets bright

Something strange is happening on dwarf planets Eris and Makemake. They’re tiny and cold, but they still show surprising signs of geologic activity, like real planets.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Embraer’s Phenom 300E Sets New Standards For Comfort

Embraer's new Phenom 300E inherits the company's DNA design, first introduced on Embraer Executive Jets 450 and 500. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Here are Julia Louis-Dreyfus" "Veep" co-stars rooting her on, because we could all use a happy cry today

Who'd have thought that one of the most caustic shows on television could yield one of the sweetest moments on Twitter? SEE ALSO: Joe Biden writes Julia Louis-Dreyfus the sweetest tweet ever, from one veep to another A few weeks ago, we got the very.....»»

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Insulin signaling molecule in liver controls levels of triglyceride in blood

A new animal study shows how insulin controls the movement and storage of fat molecules in the liver and how a breakdown in this system could lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and changes in circulating lipid levels associated with cardiovasc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

The birth of a new protein

A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a compact three-dimensional shape -- contrary to the general understanding of young proteins. Recent evidence suggests new genes can arise from the non-coding sections, or 'junk,' DNA and that t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Maternal diet may program child for disease risk, but better nutrition later can change that

A mother's diet during pregnancy, particularly one that is high-fat, may program her baby for future risk of certain diseases such as diabetes, new research shows. The new study shows that switching the offspring to a new diet -- a low-fat diet, in t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago