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New adaptable nanoparticle platform enables enhanced delivery of gene therapies

Scientists have developed polypeptide-based materials that act as effective vectors for delivering gene therapies. The new platform enables the vectors to be adapted to suit the specific gene therapy cargo......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

Food home delivery companies need up to 8,000 daily services to be profitable in a big city

Various platforms which offer food home delivery services through courier services, such as riders or other types of distributors, have proliferated very quickly in recent years, especially in big cities. Due to this boom in last-mile delivery or log.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 8 min. ago

16 games to keep an eye on from Sunday’s E3 2021 trailer showcases

From shooters to puzzles to mail delivery sims, these concepts stood out from the crowd. A Super Dodgeball RPG? We are there for Dodgeball Academia Betwe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 40 min. ago

Also Leaving Freenode: FSF, GNU, plus Linux and Python support channels

Freenode's Linux support channel has an official web page at freenode.linux.community, which now bears this announcement: 22+ year old ##linux on freenode has been seized by freenode staff The community's (multi-platform) site reminds visitors of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Florida"s Fired Covid-19 Data Manager "Permanently Suspended" From Twitter

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Amazon Will Pay $62 Million Over Deceptive Delivery Tips Claims

Amazon will pay almost $62 million to settle allegations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it avoided handing over the full pay and tips it promised to delivery drivers, according to the agency. From a report: The company is giving back the a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Watch Elon Musk’s high-speed start to Tesla’s Model S Plaid delivery event

Tesla boss Elon Musk launched Thursday night's delivery event for the high-performance Model S Plaid by driving it to the stage at 100-plus mph......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Reddit Ends Secret Santa Gift-Giving Platform

Reddit is shutting down the beloved Secret Santa platform Reddit Gifts after the 2021 holiday season. Gizmodo reports: Over the years, the related forum r/secretsanta has attracted over 200,000 members and celebrity surprises such as a cat drawing by.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Pinpointing how cancer cells turn aggressive

As deadly as it is, cancer metastasis is a poorly understood process. A new study describes a cutting-edge tool for tracing the lineage and gene expression of thousands of individual metastatic cancer cells. Their findings open new angles for investi.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Virgin Orbit will livestream its next rocket mission. Here’s what to expect

Virgin Orbit will livestream its next mission later this month offering what promises to be a spectacular view of its unique satellite delivery system......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Nearly one in five patients who die from unexplained sudden cardiac death have suspicious gene, study finds

Researchers have found that nearly 20 percent of patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death -- most of whom were under age 50 -- carried rare genetic variants. These variants likely raised their risk of sudden cardiac death......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

New adaptable nanoparticle platform enables enhanced delivery of gene therapies

Scientists have developed polypeptide-based materials that act as effective vectors for delivering gene therapies. The new platform enables the vectors to be adapted to suit the specific gene therapy cargo......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Study finds COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) do not appear to have increased risk of side effects from the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to a recent study. In fact, those being treated with advanced immune-modifying therapies may.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Uber Offers To Pay For Drivers" Health Insurance, and Then Yanks it Away

Uber mistakenly sent out an email to some of its drivers and delivery workers last month offering to cover some of their health insurance costs -- only to revoke the offer two weeks later. From a report: On May 26th, an email from Uber with the entic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Facebook is a hub of sex trafficking recruitment in the US, report says

“The Internet has become the dominant tool traffickers use to recruit victims." Enlarge (credit: Serhii Ivashchuk/Getty Images) Facebook is the most commonly used social media platform for human sex trafficking recruitment in the US, accordi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Fintech startup TreasurySpring raises $10M for platform giving online access to fixed-term funds

Fixed-term funds (FTFs) have historically been a bank-to-bank market. FTF products allow for investing into some of the safest assets, including U.K. government bonds, U.S. government bonds and highly rated corporations. They allow holders of large a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Researchers have turned transparent calcite into artificial gold

In a breakthrough in metamaterials, for the first time in the world, researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed an innovative nanotechnology that transforms a transparent calcite nanoparticle into a sparkling gold-like particle. In other words.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Fintech startup TreasurySpring raises $10M for platform giving online access to Fixed-term-funds

Fixed-term-funds (FTFs) have historically been a bank-to-bank market. FTF products allow for investing into some of the safest assets including, UK Government bonds, US Government bonds and highly-rated corporations. They allow holders of large amoun.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

InfoSum outs an identity linking tool that’s exciting marketing firms like Experian

InfoSum, a startup which takes a federated approach to third party data enrichment, has launched a new product (called InfoSum Bridge) that it says significantly expands the customer identity linking capabilities of its platform. “InfoSum Bridg.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

An algorithm to make CRISPR gene editing more precise

Researchers from Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen have developed a new method, which makes CRISPR gene editing more precise than conventional methods. The method selects the molecules best suited for helping the CRISPR-Cas9 protein with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Nexford University lands $10.8M pre-Series A to scale its flexible remote learning platform

Two profound problems face the higher education sector globally — affordability and relevance. Whether you live in Africa, Europe, or the U.S., a major reason why people don’t go to university or college or even drop out because they cann.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021