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Heart disease is in the eye of the beholder

Researchers have identified a potential new marker that shows cardiovascular disease may be present in a patient using an optical coherence tomography (OCT) scan -- a non-invasive diagnostic tool commonly used in ophthalmology and optometry clinics t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyMar 2nd, 2021

The ocean urgently needs truly collaborative science between partners, scientists say

The ocean is at the heart of our planet. It provides many resources for those who live along its coasts and to the world as whole. To ensure a prosperous ocean now and in the future, marine research must offer clear recommendations based on represent.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Scaling up genome editing in tiny worms

Understanding the effects of specific mutations in gene regulatory regions—the sections of DNA and RNA that turn genes on and off—is important to unraveling how the genome works, as well as normal development and disease. But studying a large var.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

US Recommends "Pause" For J&J Vaccine Over Clot Reports

iggymanz writes: The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

New nanosensor holds promise for diagnosing, treating neurological disease

Every movement in the human body—from lifting our arms to our beating hearts—is regulated in some way by signals from our brains. Until recently, scientists often tracked and understood that brain-body communication only after the fact, sort of l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Your WhatsApp Account Can Be Suspended By Anyone Who Has Your Phone Number

An anonymous reader writes: If you're a frequent user of WhatsApp, you may want to keep an eye on a disturbing hole discovered in its security this weekend. It's possible for an attacker to completely suspend your WhatsApp account, without any recour.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

It’s too late for vaccines to save Michigan, CDC director explains

Vaccines take weeks to work; distancing and other health measures work immediately. Enlarge / Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adjusts her protective mask during a Senate Health, Education,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Micro-Aneurysm-On-A-Chip to Model Vascular Disease

An international research collaboration, including teams from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Brown University, and MIT, has developed an AI platform that can assess blood flow characteristics through microvasculature. Th.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Treating common sleep disorder may help protect against dementia

A common sleep disorder called sleep apnea may pave the way for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Getting proper treatment for the condition, however, may help protect against the development of these tragic diseases, according to.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Review: Mophie’s 4-in-1 wireless iPhone and AirPods charging mat is perfect for families

Mophie recently launched a solid new iPhone and AirPods wireless charger – the Charging Stand+ – and after checking that out, its larger brother caught our eye, the 4-in-1 wireless charging mat. This iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch charger is a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Hubble takes a spiral snapshot

The luminous heart of the galaxy M61 dominates this image, framed by its winding spiral arms threaded with dark tendrils of dust. As well as the usual bright bands of stars, the spiral arms of M61 are studded with ruby-red patches of light. Tell-tale.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Are You Confused by Scientific Jargon? So Are Scientists

Scientific papers containing lots of specialized terminology are less likely to be cited by other researchers. The New York Times reports: Polje, nappe, vuggy, psammite. Some scientists who study caves might not bat an eye, but for the rest of us, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Counting strongly favors Amazon in warehouse union vote

It’s been a little over a week since union voting concluded for Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama. Things have been fairly quiet in the eye of the storm for most of it. That changed today, however, as vote counting began in earnest. Thu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Complete chromosome 8 sequence reveals novel genes and disease risks

The full assembly of human chromosome 8 is reported this week in Nature. While on the outside this chromosome looks typical, being neither short nor long or distinctive, its DNA content and arrangement are of interest in primate and human evolution,.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Statins could be key to saving Tasmanian devils

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could help delay the spread of the deadly Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) and may help protect the endangered Australian marsupials from extinction, newly published research by QIMR Berghofer and Spanish scienti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Have children lost an entire year of schooling and social development? It depends, experts say

Children across the country have begun returning to school as new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest classroom learning can be done safely......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Lenovo’s Legion Phone Duel 2 is seriously cool, and in more ways than one

Lenovo's Legion Phone Duel 2 is a gaming phone with everything you need -- a cool look, masses of power, an eye-catching design, and a real spinning fan......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

How visual effects took Love and Monsters’ sweet creature feature to the Oscars

Love and Monsters is a creature feature with heart and also an Oscar nominee, thanks to the work of a visual effects team led by VFX supervisor Matt Sloan......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Rise of the "robo-plants", as scientists fuse nature with tech

Remote-controlled Venus flytrap "robo-plants" and crops that tell farmers when they are hit by disease could become reality after scientists developed a high-tech system for communicating with vegetation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

SiriuXense develops fetal monitoring patch

SiriuXense has developed a medical patch equipped with physiological sensors to monitor fetal heart rates, movements and ECG (electrocardiogram) during pregnancy, according to Tsai Fu-ji, CEO of the startup......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Moving Digital Transformation Efforts Forward, With an Eye to CX

The single most important element of successful transformation is a coherent and well-defined enterprise strategy — not a specific customer experience strategy. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021