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Researchers have developed a robotic system that allows them to focus in on specific...

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Success rate is comparable to that of highly trained scientists performing the process manually. Recording electrical signals from inside a neuron in the living brain can reveal a great deal of information about that neuron’s...

Healthy Glucose Levels Key to a Healthy Aging Brain

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New research has found blood glucose levels even at the normal range can have a significant impact on brain atrophy in ageing. Dr Erin Walsh, lead author and post-doctoral research fellow at ANU, said the...

Gut bacteria that talk to human cells may lead to new treatments

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We have a symbiotic relationship with the trillions of bacteria that live in our bodies -- they help us, we help them. It turns out that they even speak the same language. And new research...

Gazer: A New Backdoor Targets Ministries and Embassies Worldwide

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Security researchers at ESET have discovered a new malware campaign targeting consulates, ministries and embassies worldwide to spy on governments and diplomats. Active since 2016, the malware campaign is leveraging a new backdoor, dubbed Gazer, and is believed...

465000 Pacemakers vulnerable – users must visit doctors for fix

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Are you using Pacemaker device manufactured by Abbott Laboratories (previously St. Jude Medical)? If yes, this article is especially for you. One year ago, research firm Muddy Waters first said the St. Jude pacemakers were vulnerable...

Nano-sized device lifts 165 times its own weight – Acting like a muscle

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Imagine repeatedly lifting 165 times your weight without breaking a sweat -- a feat normally reserved for heroes like Spider-Man. New Brunswick engineers have discovered a simple, economical way to make a nano-sized device that...

New autonomous robot with socially aware navigation

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Just as drivers observe the rules of the road, most pedestrians follow certain social codes when navigating a hallway or a crowded thoroughfare: Keep to the right, pass on the left, maintain a respectable...

London train station : Exploding e-cigarette causes scare

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British police say a scare at a busy London train station on Tuesday night has turned out to have been caused by an electronic cigarette. British Transport Police said in a statement that officers responded...

Thailand offers course for women who marry foreigners

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Thailand is offering a free course to help Thai women cope with the highs and lows of interracial marriage and avoid potential scams or falling victim to human trafficking when moving abroad. As Thai society...

Brain-altering magnetic pulses could zap cocaine addiction

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Luca Rossi tried to hang himself in a bedroom in Perugia, Italy, in 2012. Suspended by his belt from a wardrobe, he had begun to choke when his fiancée unexpectedly walked in. He struggled...

REPORTAGE : Iran rejects US demand for inspection of its military sites

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Iran has dismissed a top US diplomat’s demand for the inspection of Iranian military sites by the UN nuclear watchdog, shrugging off comments by America’s ambassador to the UN as only a “dream.” Iran’s government...

Satellite data accessed by a rights body shows widespread fires burning in at least...

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Human Rights Watch says satellite data show fires have razed 100km of land in Rakhine state in the wake of crackdown. Satellite data accessed by a rights body shows widespread fires burning in at least...

China Internet regulator announced that would force citizens to post comments using their real-world...

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The Chinese government under president Xi Jinping is continuing to make life on the internet difficult for its potential detractors. Yesterday (Aug. 25), the country’s highest internet regulator released new rules (link in Chinese) that govern...

Sarahah App Secretly Steals Your Entire Contact List

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Sarahah is a newly launched app that has become one of the hottest iPhone and Android apps in the past couple of weeks, allowing its users to sign up to receive anonymised, candid messages...

Saudis Deal $70bn Arms Contract With China

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During his meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping, King Salman oversaw the signing of up to $65 billion worth of economic and trade deals, spanning sectors from energy to space, though the Chinese government...