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Biologists Identify Possible New Strategy for Halting Brain Tumors

Cutting off a process that cancerous cells rely on can force them to stop growing. MIT biologists have discovered a fundamental mechanism that helps brain tumors called glioblastomas grow aggressively. After blocking this mechanism in mice,...

Millions of Up-to-Date Apple Macs Remain Vulnerable to EFI Firmware Hacks

"Always keep your operating system and software up-to-date." This is one of the most popular and critical advice that every security expert strongly suggests you to follow to prevent yourself from major cyber attacks. However, even...

Umbilical cord stem cells show promise as heart failure treatment

A heart failure treatment using umbilical cord-derived stem cells may lead to notable improvements in heart muscle function and quality of life, according to a new study published in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association...

North Korea : Secret Tunnel – Strategy in a War with America

North Korea, one of the most secretive countries in the world, is no stranger to building underground military facilities. Whether a tunnel dug under the demilitarized zone designed to pass thousands of troops an...

Amazon’s Whole Foods Market Suffers Credit Card Breach In Some Stores

Another day, another data breach. This time Amazon-owned grocery chain has fallen victim to a credit card security breach. Whole Foods Market—acquired by Amazon for $13.7 billion in late August —disclosed Thursday that hackers were able to...

Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Servers to Mine Monero

Mining cryptocurrencies can be a costly investment as it takes a monstrous amount of computing power, and thus hackers have started using malware that steals computing resources of computers it hijacks to make lots...

GoKeyboard App Spying on Millions Users

For Android smartphone users, online life is always on the edge as every other day there is a new way with which cybercriminals plan to keep a tab on their devices and invade privacy. It is...

IDENTIFIED BRAIN CELLS THAT CONTROL APPETITE

Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which control our appetite. Professor Nicholas Dale in the School of Life Sciences has identified for...

Loihi: Introducing self-learning chip from Intel – to rev up AI

A self learning chip from Intel designed to work like the human brain has been announced. The chip is codenamed Loihi. Dr. Michael Mayberry did the introductions in his editorial on Monday. He is corporate vice...

Belly Fat: Specialized Immune Cells Impair Metabolism in Aging

In a new study, Yale researchers have described how nervous systems and immune systems talk to each other to control metabolism and inflammation. Their finding furthers scientists’ understanding of why older adults fail to...