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China : Didi Chuxing to Scout Israel for Investments

Didi Chuxing to Scout Israel for Investments A senior delegation from the Chinese ridesharing company will arrive for a one week visit in the country mid-March A senior delegation from Chinese ridesharing company Didi Chuxing will...

Israeli team says new test takes uncertainty out of prostate cancer screening

CellDetect manages to accurately screen for disease, solving problem of current test which sometimes shows cancer where there is none, makers say Scientists at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot say they are a step...

New Android malware record voice calls for extortion & blackmailing

Another day, another Android malware – This time IT security researchers have discovered a malware which aims at stealing personal data from Android devices, recording live calls and surrounding noises in order to blackmail the...

Cancer metastasis: Cell polarity matters

It's not only the number of migrating cancer cells that determines the risk for metastasis, but also their characteristics, scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) report in Nature Communications. For circulating cancer cells...

February 28 marks the 75th anniversary of one of the most dramatic and important...

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, “I cannot tell you...

New research suggests sonic weapon not likely in Cuban embassy employee illnesses

Heated charges have flown back and forth for months between the two countries that bracket the Strait of Florida. U.S. State Department officials contended Cuba staged a sonic attack on employees of the American...

Layered oxides for rechargeable zinc batteries

Layered oxides can form the basis of high-performance materials for battery electrodes. A KAUST team has developed a cheap and simple technique that creates this crucial element for rechargeable zinc-ion cells. Lithium-ion batteries power most...

Gut-Brain Communication Demonstrates How Organs Can Work to Regulate Lifespan

Cells and tissues continuously use information from our environments—and from each other—to actively coordinate the aging process. A new study from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute now reveals how some of that...

Researchers Recommend Checking Offenders For History of Head Injuries

When a person enters the justice system, there is an “opportunity” to screen them for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), which could help to better support their medical needs. TBI is linked to greater violence and...

Magic Mushrooms : Researchers investigate the evolutionary development of psilocybin in some mushrooms

Psychedelic mushrooms likely developed their “magical” properties to trip up fungi-munching insects, suggests new research. The work helps explain a biological mystery and could open scientific doors to studies of novel treatments for neurological disease,...