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DPReview Editors' Challenge resultsJune includes multiple days devoted to celebrating nature, including World Environment Day (June 5), World Oceans Day (June 8) and World Rainforest Day (June 22). In that spirit, we chose 'Natural Worlds' as the theme for our most recent Editors' Choice photo challenge, with over 100 readers submitting entries.We love seeing your work! Thanks to everyone who sub
iPads in classroom?Time reports about a recent study: iPad 2 helped score better tests results.Any comment needed?A new study shows that students who use iPads in the classroom score better in literacy tests than those who don’t. As previously reported, educators in Auburn, Maine began instructing 266 kindergarteners using the iPad 2 this fall, and those who used the tablet scored higher on liter
The protein anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) helps control cell growth. It’s made by the ALK gene, which can be rearranged by some cancers, including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), causing the cancer to grow and spread. One of the two main types of lung cancer – the other is small cell lung cancer – NSCLC accounts for around 80% to 85% of lung cancers, with ALK-positive tumors occurring in a
DPReview Editors' Challenge resultsA few weeks ago, we issued a challenge to the DPReview community to show us your best bird photos in honor of World Migratory Bird Day. Over 270 of you submitted images of birds in flight, at home, hunting for dinner and more.We love seeing your work! Thanks to everyone who submitted. We couldn't call out every image we liked and tried to restrain ourselves to o
DPReview Editors' Challenge resultsLast week, we issued a challenge to the DPReview community to show us what you got. We wanted to see your best images from the North American total solar eclipse, and over 150 of you submitted!We saw heaps of creativity and technical know-how on display. It was also interesting to see all the solar flares that matched among photos taken hundreds of miles apart.
Click here to view our Nikon Z 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 VR S Gallery The Nikon Z 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 VR S is a much-anticipated telephoto zoom lens for the mirrorless Nikon Z system. It's not just anticipated by customers. We've been very keen to try it out. While winter is a challenging time to put a telephoto lens through its paces – the wildlife I love to photograph see
Explosions get you much more bang from your fuel buck than combustion – if your engine can withstand them. NASA believes the rotating detonation engine could be the future of deep space travel, and it's getting strong results in prototype testing.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: NASA, Detonation Engines, Rotating Detonation Engines, Rocket, Space Launch System
Biotechnology company Moderna has announced promising results from its massive Phase 3 trial testing an mRNA vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in older adults. The data indicates the vaccine is nearly 84% effective at preventing moderate disease and the company expects to file for US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval this year.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags:
The first results from an advanced trial testing mRNA technology against cancer reveal 44% of patients fared better than those on conventional treatments alone. The preliminary announcement from Moderna reveals Phase 3 trials for its personalized mRNA skin cancer vaccine will commence next year.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Cancer, Skin Cancer, RNA, Vaccines, Immunotherapy, Mela
A preliminary human study has shown promising results from an experimental nasal spray developed to treat sleep apnea. The treatment is still years away from clinical use, but the early findings suggest a quick nasal spray before sleep could effectively keep a person's airways open throughout the night.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Sleep, Drugs, Flinders University 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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