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Scientists pinpoint surprising origin of melanoma

A team of researchers has tracked down the cellular origin of cutaneous melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The team was surprised to observe that these very aggressive tumors arise from mature, pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. As.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyOct 12th, 2017

Article: Why AI Is Happening Now

Computer scientists have been touting AI for more than half a century, but the technology is only now beginning to reveal its potential. There is still plenty of hype, but AI is finally a reality in many consumers' daily routines......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Maisie Williams" response to Sophie Turner"s engagement is exactly what you"d expect it to be

Game of Thrones has given us all more than enough to talk about over the years, and one of the surprising best parts about the series is the relationship between Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner that's developed on set. It's a friendship so deep tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 54 min. ago

Scientists witnessed the most spectacular event in the universe, and now we know where gold comes from

In a carefully orchestrated series of press conferences, papers, and journal studies that were sent out together today, scientists from around the globe are announcing one of the most important discoveries of our time, and it's one that answers some.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

Nitric Oxide Absorbing Hydrogel Releases Drugs to Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Diseases

At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that responds to the presence of nitric oxide (NO) and releases drugs when so activated. This kind of drug delivery system may be particularly effective.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News17 hr. 46 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. 22 min. ago

Astronomers Strike Gravitational Gold In Colliding Neutron Stars

For the first time, scientists have caught two neutron stars in the act of colliding, revealing that these strange smash-ups are the source of heavy elements such as gold and platinum. From a report: The discovery, announced today at a news conferenc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 30 min. ago

NASA says the evidence for a ‘Planet Nine’ is mounting

We might not actually know how many planets are in our Solar System — and no, this isn't a trick regarding Pluto's status. For years, scientists have wondered if there might be a larger, planet-sized body lurking in or around the thick layer of deb.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Scientists detect incredible collision of neutron stars

Astronomers have detected the collision of a pair of dead stars, called a kilonova, that caused a cosmic ripple of gravitational waves around 130 million years ago. It turns out these kinds of massive explosions forged most of the gold, silver, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Astrophysicists discover incredible origin of gold

Scientists have established how heavy elements such as gold and uranium trace their beginnings back to the collision of massive neutron stars......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News19 hr. 46 min. ago

Neutrons observe vitamin B6-dependent enzyme activity useful for drug development

Scientists have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and diabetes. Specifically, the team us.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News20 hr. 2 min. ago

Origin"s NT-15 Quadro is a slim laptop with pro video-editing power

I'm obsessed with lightweight, discrete graphics laptops, especially models that excel at video editing and 3D. So when I first saw Origin's 4.3-pound NT-15 Quadro, equipped with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA profess.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News20 hr. 2 min. ago

Scientists demonstrate path to linking the genome to healthy tissues, disease

A study has reached a major milestone in establishing a baseline understanding of gene expression across healthy human tissues, and linking genes to disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News21 hr. 14 min. ago

Researchers watched as gold was made millions of light-years from Earth

In a landmark moment for astronomy and physics that helps explain the origin of the ring on your finger and key components in your cell phone, scientists announced they have, for the first time, detected the collision of two neutron stars.  This.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News22 hr. 38 min. ago

The CoD: WWII live action trailer is out

 In approximately three weeks, Call of Duty is taking the franchise back to WWII, with some good old-fashioned boots-on-the-ground gameplay. So it’s not surprising that the live action trailer is focused on reassembling the squad. It’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago

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

This is probably Razer’s first Android phone

Razer a few days ago started teasing a product announcement for November 1st, and it quickly became clear the gaming company actually build its own Android smartphone. That’s hardly surprising considering that Razer acquired Nextbit, a smartphone s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

China"s Scientists Set New International Record -- For Faked Peer Reviews

China now has more laboratory scientists than any other country in the world, reports Amy Qin in the New York Times, and spends more on research than the entire European Union. But in its rush to dominance, China has stood out in another, less boastf.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 15th, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery Is the "Origin" of Captain Kirk"s Trek

Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs and the team dropped some hints about the rest of the first season......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated 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

Wonder Woman aside, fall’s origin stories include EVs, Dahmer, and Gilbert Gottfried

Separate films, but they all took Fantastic Fest audiences to the beginning. AUSTIN, Texas—Standard film genres—horror, documentary, sci-fi, et al.—run rampant at Fantastic Fest, but subgenre niches also seem to emerge every outing......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 15th, 2017