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Huawei loses trade secrets case against ex-employee’s US start-up CNEX
A US jury on Wednesday cleared California semiconductor designer CNEX Labs of stealing trade secrets from Chinese electronics giant Huawei Technologies…
Jun 26, 2019 22:55 UTC Business Read More

You just can't get enough, when it comes to exercise: Cambridge study
You can't do too much exercise in later life, research by Cambridge University suggests. The study of 15000 Britons aged 40 to 79 found that active men and…
Jun 26, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

Rich nations could end cervical cancer within decades, say experts
Elimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following a major study showing the success of…
Jun 26, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

“Astrophysicsts Baffled” –AI Accurately Simulates the Universe & Dark Matter
AI Simulates the Universe, including amount of dark matter.
Jun 26, 2019 22:11 UTC Science Read More

Scabies Means Misery. This Pill Can End It.
Burrowing skin mites drive victims mad with itching, but distribution of a few pills can drive the infestation from entire communities.
Jun 26, 2019 21:30 UTC Health Read More

Nutritionist says premature death is preventable with this diet
A physician explains how his method of weight loss can help shed weight and be healthy with a plant based diet.
Jun 26, 2019 20:59 UTC Health Read More

'Subscription' Model For Hepatitis C Meds Could Help States Limit Drug Costs : Shots Health News
Certain high-cost drugs are straining state budgets. A new deal approved today allows Louisiana to spend a fixed amount for unlimited access to a costly cure.
Jun 26, 2019 20:52 UTC Health Read More

Rite Aid stock falls 10% after larger-than-expected quarterly loss
Shares of Rite Aid Corp. fell more than 10% in the extended session Wednesday after the retailer reported a larger-than-expected fiscal first-quarter loss....
Jun 26, 2019 20:42 UTC Business Read More

Total solar eclipse had effects on Wyoming’s sagebrush, UW research finds
CASPER, Wyo. — People from across the country flocked to places like Casper to catch an August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. A University of Wyoming.
Jun 26, 2019 20:25 UTC Science Read More

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump
President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President…
Jun 26, 2019 20:11 UTC Business Read More

US troops are using dating apps more and condoms less as sexually transmitted infections surge within the ranks
*Service* members are increasingly having sex without condoms, contributing to the rise in rates of sexually transmitted infections.
Jun 26, 2019 20:10 UTC Health Read More

Red Hat millionaires: Watch for workers to cash out if IBM's $34B acquisition wins approval
RALEIGH - What could be the final countdown for regulatory approval of the $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat by IBM reportedly will come Thursday from the.
Jun 26, 2019 19:41 UTC Business Read More

Team combines cutting-edge modeling with 300-year-old statistical analysis technique to enhance material properties
At some point in your life, you've probably had somebody—a parent, a teacher, a mentor—tell you that "the more you practice, the better you become.
Jun 26, 2019 19:41 UTC Science Read More

The Raspberry Pi 4's Most Interesting Quirks
The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is finally here, a $35 device that packs a lot of useful technology on a single circuit board you can hold in your hand. It might even…
Jun 26, 2019 18:15 UTC Technology Read More

Why BlackBerry Stock Fell Wednesday
Shares of BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), a provider of security-focused software and services for enterprises, took a hit on Wednesday. The stock fell as much as 10.1%…
Jun 26, 2019 17:18 UTC Business Read More

Interior Design Student First to Showcase Capstone Project in Virtual Reality MPress
Michael Poetz is the first Maryville interior design student to use virtual reality as part of his capstone project.
Jun 26, 2019 17:14 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Observing crystal nucleation in four dimensions using atomic electron tomography
Atomic electron tomography captures crystal nucleation in four dimensions in FePt nanoparticles, with the observed early-stage nucleation not consistent with…
Jun 26, 2019 17:01 UTC Science Read More

The best hospitals in the US, ranked
- US News compiles a list of the top 20 hospitals in the country. - The hospitals are ranked based on their performance in certain specialties and procedures. - Top hospitals include the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Duke University Hospital. You can see the full list below. - Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US is home to more than 6,200 hospitals, which can make it difficult to figure out which ones deliver the best medical care and treatment. Every year, US News compiles a list of the top hospitals in the country, making it easier for readers to...
Jun 26, 2019 16:38 UTC Health-Care Read More

Astronomers Model How Humanity Could Colonize the Milky Way
Winners were recently announced for a bizarre contest that asked contestants to figure out how humanity could ship out and colonize the entire Milky Way…
Jun 26, 2019 16:38 UTC Science Read More

Harlem Globetrotters Announce The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Harlem Globetrotters have joined On Our Sleeves, the national movement to transform childhood mental health developed by Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Today, the world-famous basketball team announced the creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As Ambassadors of Goodwill, the Globetrotters are internationally known for championing issues that impact children and families. Deeply committed to bringing the message of positive mental health to their fans and communities around the world, the Globetrotters will support advocacy for breaking the stigma,...
Jun 26, 2019 15:30 UTC Mental-Health Read More

How 2020 Democrats would tackle the problem of startlingly high rates of maternal deaths in the US
The rate of maternal deaths in the US is staggeringly high compared to other developed countries. Getty Images/EyeEm New mothers are dying in the US at rates higher than any other developed country. Women in the US face a problem unique in the developed world: A startlingly high percentage are dying before, during, or soon after childbirth. And it’s worse for women of color. According to a 2018 study by the Commonwealth Fund, there were 14 deaths for every 100,000 pregnant women in 2015. And per an investigation by ProPublica and NPR, 700 to 900 women had died of childbirth-related complica...
Jun 26, 2019 15:19 UTC Health-Care Read More

Maryland's Health Care Price Controls Aren't Solving Problems—They're Creating Them
The 2020 Democratic field, as with much of the Democratic party, is currently fighting about whether to expand Obamacare, allow more people into Medicare, or pursue the more radical option of full-fledged single-payer. But should a Democrat win the White House next year, it's likely that left-leaning wonks will make a push for a somewhat different, lesser-known idea: "all-payer rate setting"—or, as it is more colloquially known, price controls. The basic idea behind all-payer is that the government sets prices for hospital services in a given region, offering transparency and eliminating t...
Jun 26, 2019 14:49 UTC Health-Care Read More

ALMA pinpoints the formation site of planet around nearest young star
Researchers using ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) found a small dust concentration in the disk around TW Hydrae, the nearest young star…
Jun 26, 2019 14:31 UTC Science Read More

3D-Printing Utilized to Grow New Human Hair
Researchers from the Columbia University Irving Medical Center have developed a tissue engineering and 3D printing method to grow new hair follicles and.
Jun 26, 2019 14:23 UTC Health Read More

Polar Ignite smartwatch wants to be your new workout buddy
Today, Polar is launching its newest fitness-focused smartwatch. Dubbed the Polar Ignite, this new smartwatch offers the standard feature set you’d expect to see in a fitness tracker with some extra smart coaching and sleeping tracking features. In its announcement today, Polar paints a picture of a smartwatch that can give you a more complete overview of your workout, including the recovery afterward. Much of the Polar Ignite’s functionality seems to be built around its Precision Prime heart rate monitor, which “integrates three senor types for a high level of accuracy and reliablity.” Tha...
Jun 26, 2019 14:22 UTC Fitness Read More

UnitedHealth has snapped up 'tech Cold War' victim PatientsLikeMe (UHC)
UnitedHealth Groupadded PatientsLikeMe, a Cambridge, MA-based social network startup that connects patients to others with similar health conditions, to its growing menagerie of acquired firms, per CNBC. PatientsLikeMe has been searching for a buyer after US federal regulatorsforcedits majority owner, Chinese genomics company iCarbonx, to divest its stake in the startup in April — actions that are part of the larger "tech Cold War" waging between the US and China, which has been a pain point for investors and developers alike. Here's what it means: UnitedHealth Group is on a buying streak a...
Jun 26, 2019 14:10 UTC Health-Care Read More

Unlocking secrets of the ice worm
The ice worm is one of the largest organisms that spends its entire life in ice and Washington State University scientist Scot Hotalilng is one of the only people on…
Jun 26, 2019 13:56 UTC Science Read More

New research identifies Fukushima reactor material in environment
Through the analysis of specific fallout particles in the environment, a joint UK-Japan team of scientists has uncovered new insights into the sequence of events…
Jun 26, 2019 13:41 UTC Science Read More

Scientists discover molecular key to how cancer spreads
Yale researchers have discovered how metastasis, the spread of cancer cells throughout the body, is triggered on the molecular level, and have developed a…
Jun 26, 2019 13:39 UTC Health Read More

What comes first? The home or the retirement account?
By Alessandra Malito Most young adults looking to buy a home put that goal before saving for the future Sometimes it’s hard to save for retirement and a home, and you may have to choose between the two. Lions Gate/Courtesy Everett Collection After 13 years of marriage and renting, David Teicher, 34, and his wife decided to take a break from retirement saving so they could buy a home. It had always been a goal of theirs, but they needed a little more free cash to make it happen. Teicher, who is the chief content officer at Brand Innovators, a NYC-based marketing events company, said they’d a...
Jun 26, 2019 13:30 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

Will Checking Your Credit Often Hurt Your Credit Score?
Keeping track of your credit is important, but no one wants to lower their score in the process. Image source: Getty Images So you've just found out that you can check your credit online any time you want. Maybe it's a service offered through your online banking or credit card account, or perhaps you searched for ways to check your credit on your own. But you've also heard that credit checks can lower your credit score, and now you're wondering whether you'll be hurting your score every time that you check it. This is a common question on personal finance forums, so let's put the matter to…
Jun 26, 2019 13:14 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

Why I Wrote The Rx That Helped My Cancer Patient Die
Bobbie was suffering from advanced lung cancer when she told me, "Let's talk about this assisted suicide thing."
Jun 26, 2019 12:59 UTC Health Read More

Hospitals Are Joining The Freelance Revolution: Meet OBHG And The Future Of Medicine
Getty My focus this week is on doctors on demand. Medicine is a tough gig these days, and I was interested in how the gig mindset and freelance revolution has influenced medical profession. Are doctors more likely to consider a freelance career these days (what the profession calls locum tenens)? Are traditional medical practices going the way of the Dodo? Are hospitals and healthcare companies gobbling up physicians and physician groups? Digging into the topic led me to an understanding about the state of medical freelancing – it’s growing – and the discovery of an interesting obstetrics (...
Jun 26, 2019 12:39 UTC Health-Care Read More

Dow Jones Futures: Micron Earnings, China Trade News Offer Stock Market Rally Hope
Dow Jones futures rose Wednesday morning, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, as China trade talks optimism and better-than-expected Micron…
Jun 26, 2019 10:54 UTC Markets Read More

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more…
Jun 26, 2019 09:34 UTC Business Read More

Do Brain Injuries Affect Women Differently Than Men?
In 1994, the National Football League formed a Committee on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to study an alarming trend: Players were retiring early because of what…
Jun 26, 2019 08:59 UTC Health Read More


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