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Although yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly has announced promising results from one of its Phase 2 human trials testing an experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug designed to slow cognitive decline.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Drugs, Protein, Neuroscience, Brain
Sony has announced its 59th E mount lens, the FE 35mm f/1.4 G Master. In addition to now offering nearly 60 lenses, including teleconverter and conversion lenses, the 35mm f/1.4 is Sony's 39th full-frame mirrorless optic. It's an impressive and versatile lineup. Notably, the new FE 35mm f/1.4 GM joins 2015's Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA lens in the Sony lens lineup, marking the first
Even after decades of research and expansive global vaccination strategies, seasonal influenza still kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. The virus’s ability to mutate and evade our vaccines means we are constantly chasing the latest strains circulating in the population.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Influenza, Vaccines, Mount Sinai Hospital, Virus, The Immune Syste
Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioTech have announced the first data from their Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial, claiming the experimental mRNA candidate is more than 90 percent effective in preventing symptomatic disease. Experts point out these interim results are encouraging, but it is early days and most of the trial data is still unreleased.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbein
Researchers in Australia are claiming an important breakthrough in glaucoma research, demonstrating how the degenerative condition can be treated using an innovative form of gene therapy. The technique was shown to be effective at repairing and protecting damaged optic nerves with unprecedented effectiveness, raising hopes of tackling the irreversible form of vision loss that affects millions wor
New research published in the journal Nature Communications reveals a novel drug, designed to break up the aggregations of toxic proteins associated with Parkinson’s disease, can effectively slow the disease in mouse models. The researchers are now looking at moving toward human trials.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Parkinson's Disease, Neuroscience, Brain, Dementia, Univers
ACD Systems International has launched ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021. This is the newest version of the company's flagship photo editing software. The new version is focused on providing improved performance. ACD Systems International states that Photo Studio Ultimate 2021's performance enhancements are up to 100 percent faster and RAW decoding is up to 20 percent faster.Frank Lin, CTO &
Skylum Software has unveiled LuminarAI, a 'revolutionary approach to photo editing.' LuminarAI leverages the power of artificial intelligence to automate many time-consuming tasks in a typical photo editing workflow, saving photographers time and effort. Skylum states that LuminarAI 'removes boring and complex tasks without sacrificing professional quality.' By automating many ted
An impressive new study from researchers at The Buck Institute for Research on Aging has found mice given supplements of an endogenous metabolite display significant healthspan improvements. The research follows on from other similar animal studies with the same compound, and a clinical trial in middle-aged humans is set to get underway.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleT
As consumers demand increasingly sleeker smaller smartphones, manufacturers have been grappling with how to convincingly hide front-facing cameras. Solutions have included Apple’s now-ubiquitous notch design, a punch hole design and even cameras hidden underneath the phone’s display. Xiaomi hopes its newly announced third-generation under-display camera will be the best version of the lattermost 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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