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New research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has shown nicotine-free e-cigarette vapor can have an immediate harmful effect on the body's vascular function. The study was published as the CDC begins investigating an increasing number of hospitalizations across the country being linked to e-cigarette use... Continue Reading More vaping-linked hospitali
How safe would you feel, going back into a multi-story building that had just been through an earthquake? A new sensor system could allay your fears, as it optically measures how much a building has swayed, and thus how damaged it may be... Continue Reading Laser tech is set to measure earthquake damage to buildings Category: Science Tags: Earthquake Laser Lawrence Berkeley
The Notre Dame Cathedral, located on a small island on the Seine River in Paris, has withstood the French Revolution, two world wars and the horrors of Nazi occupation. A devastating fire ripped through the 850-year-old landmark this past Monday, decimating its vaulting, roof and spire. The above drone footage, courtesy of Ruptly, shows the extent of the damage. A panorama from Gigarama offers up
North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un reportedly 'purged' his personal photographer, referred to only as 'Ri,' after he violated two rules related to photographing the dictator and briefly blocked a crowd's view of him. In addition to being fired from his role as photographer, Ri was allegedly banned from the Workers' Party of Korea.News of the event first surfaced from Daily NK, a Seoul-based
As powerful as the human brain is, once it's damaged it can't really recover completely. Now researchers at Penn State may have found a way to boost the brain's regenerative abilities, using certain molecules to convert neighboring cells into new neurons. The technique could eventually lead to pills that treat brain injuries, stroke or Alzheimer's disease... Continue Reading Converting cel
As MDMA sits on the precipice of being legally approved as clinical treatment for PTSD in the United States, a team of researchers from the University of Exeter set out to try to better understand what long-term effects the drug has on a person's ability to emotionally empathize with others... Continue Reading New study suggests mild, long-term MDMA use doesn't damage normal social functio
Some MacBook Pro owners have reported experiencing physical damage to their laptop speakers while using Adobe Premiere Pro. Based on existing reports, the bug appears to impact both Premiere Pro CC 12.0.1 and 12.0.2 users, but the consequences of the problem may ultimately fall on Apple's side, as software shouldn't be able to physically damage hardware speakers.According to online reports, the p
Developers and fans can now learn how Splash Damage brought the title to life by poring over hundreds of pages of designs, sketches, system notes, concept art, biro drawings, and more.  ...
There has been concern in the past that some of the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible from human to human. A new study is adding weight to that possibility, providing experimental evidence that amyloid beta plaques may have in the past been seeded a patient's brain through contaminated samples of human growth hormone... Continue Reading Intriguing study sug
Canon USA has reintroduced its CarePAK Plus service as a promotional incentive for most of its recent DSLR cameras, as well as for the new EOS R full frame mirrorless body. The service plan offers 13-months’ worth of free accidental damage cover, as well as two Canon Maintenance Services during that period.The offer covers 10 of the company’s DSLR and the EOS R, and will also be accessible for th is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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