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Apple’s New MacBook Disconnects Microphone “Physically” When Lid is Closed

Apple introduces a new privacy feature for all new MacBooks that "at some extent" will prevent hackers and malicious applications from eavesdropping on your conversations. Apple's custom T2 security chip in the latest MacBooks includes...

New iPhone Passcode Bypass Found Hours After Apple Releases iOS 12.1

It's only been a few hours since Apple releases iOS 12.1 and an iPhone enthusiast has managed to find a passcode bypass hack, once again, that could allow anyone to see all contacts' private information on...

New light on the potential origins of a host of incurable disorders, from...

Toxic protein assemblies, or "amyloids," long considered to be key drivers in many neuromuscular diseases, also play a beneficial role in the development of healthy muscle tissue, University of Colorado Boulder researchers have found. "Ours...

Three patients with chronic paraplegia were able to walk thanks to precise electrical stimulation...

Three patients with chronic paraplegia were able to walk thanks to precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cords via a wireless implant. In a double study published in Nature and Nature Neuroscience, Swiss scientists Grégoire...

Researchers have developed a test that could rapidly parse out infections of the brain...

When patients present with neurologic symptoms such as severe headaches or seizures, the symptoms could suggest anything from infection, cancer, or an autoimmune disease of the brain or spinal cord, leaving physicians scrambling to...

A new wireless could revolutionize the way patients manage hydrocephalus

Most people simply take ibuprofen when they get a headache. But for someone with hydrocephalus—a potentially life-threatening condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain—a headache can indicate a serious problem that...

Societal acceptance of domestic violence against women is widespread in developing countries

Societal acceptance of domestic violence against women is widespread in developing countries, with 36 per cent of people believing it is justified in certain situations. Using Demographic and Health Surveys conducted between 2005-2017, researchers at...

Neuroscientists have moved one step closer to understanding the complete list of cell types...

Neuroscientists at the Allen Institute have moved one step closer to understanding the complete list of cell types in the brain. In the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, published today on the...

Researchers report those who have had appendectomies have a reduced risk of developing Parkinson’s...

Removing the appendix early in life reduces the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease by 19 to 25 percent, according to the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, published today in Science Translational Medicine. The...

Researchers have found that a high-fat diet enriched with cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol...

Researchers at the University of Georgia have found that a high-fat diet enriched with cottonseed oil drastically improved cholesterol profiles in young adult men. The researchers conducted a five-day outpatient feeding trial of 15 healthy,...