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Growing organs a few ink drops at a time

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Researchers develop a finely tuned enzyme-driven crosslinking method to glue together biological ink droplets and extend the range of cell types that can be handled by inkjet bioprinting. Such printing holds strong promise for...

US – Russia : North Korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power

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The two world powers have vowed to continues diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear missile programme. However they are not willing to accept that secretive dictator Kim Jong-un could keep his...

Egyptian film : Michael Jackson Dances in a Mosque? Blasphemy!

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An Egyptian film – the country’s nominee at the Oscar’s in the best foreign film category – may be censored at home, with its director facing a possible 5-year prison sentence for blasphemy, the International...

Kernel Exploit for Sony PS4 Firmware 4.05 Released

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Wishing you all a very 'belated' Merry Christmas. This holiday season Santa has a very special gift for all PlayStation gamers. Developer SpecterDev finally released a fully-functional much-awaited kernel exploit for PlayStation 4 (firmware 4.05)...

Stati arabi temono il boomerang dell’intransigenza palestinese

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Giordania, Egitto e Arabia Saudita danno vita a una super-commissione della Lega Araba per sottrarre ai palestinesi la questione Gerusalemme   Giordania, Egitto e Arabia Saudita sono contrariati dal modo in cui l’Autorità Palestinese ha reagito...

Pulmonary fibrosis caused by single transcription factor

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To date, the molecular basis of pulmonary fibrosis has been poorly understood. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim have now shown that reduced activity of the transcription...

Higher omega-3 fatty acid intake tied to lower glaucoma risk

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Ye Elaine Wang, M.D., from the University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues used data from 3,865 participants (aged 40 and older) in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2005 to 2008) to...

Early puberty in girls may has a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial...

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A girl who gets her first menstrual period early in life—possibly as young as 7—has a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors that last at least into her 20s, a new study...

Researchers find potential path to repair multiple sclerosis-damaged nerves

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Gene expression in specific cells and in specific regions can provide a more precise, neuroprotective approach than traditional treatments for neurological diseases. For multiple sclerosis, specifically, increasing cholesterol synthesis gene expression in astrocytes of the...

Introducing Neural Image Assessment for judging photos

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Surely computer software could not judge pictures the way we do? Attaching numerical scores to technical details is one thing, but don't we view with our hearts as well as our brains? Well, when Google...

Technique to allow AI to learn words in the flow of dialogue developed

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A group of researchers at Osaka University has developed a new method for dialogue systems*1. This new method, lexical acquisition through implicit confirmation, is a method for a computer to acquire the category of an...

Hackers could guess your phone PIN using its sensor data

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Instruments in smart phones such as the accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensors represent a potential security vulnerability, according to researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), whose research was published in the open-access Cryptology...

Thermoelectric power generation at room temperature: Coming soon?

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Thermoelectric (TE) materials could play a key role in future technologies. Although the applications of these remarkable compounds have long been explored, they are mostly limited to high-temperature devices. Recently, researchers at Osaka University, in collaboration...

A new strategy for efficient hydrogen production

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A joint research team, affiliated with UNIST has introduced the Hybrid-Solid Electrolysis Cell (Hybrid-SOEC) system with highest reported electrochemical performance in hydrogen production. The proposed system has attracted much attention as a new promising option...

Nanowire device to detect cancer with a urine test

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Researchers centered at Nagoya University develop a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in cancer. Cells communicate with each other through a number of different mechanisms. Some of these mechanisms...