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Scientists have identified a way of targeting ribonucleotide reductase – a bottleneck for cancer...

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The enzyme ribonucleotide reductase is a bottleneck for cancer cell growth. Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have identified a way of targeting ribonucleotide reductase that may avoid the toxicity of previous...

Pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollutants had children with lower IQs

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A new study found that pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollutants had children with lower IQs, compared to the children of women exposed to lower levels. The study, led by researchers at...

New research shows dramatically rising visits to emergency departments (ED) related to alcohol

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New research shows dramatically rising visits to emergency departments (ED) related to alcohol, especially for women, with a 175% increase in alcohol-related visits from young people aged 25 to 29. The article, published in CMAJ...

Media File Jacking – Hackers can manipulate your media files receive via WhatsApp and...

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If you think that the media files you receive on your end-to-end encrypted secure messaging apps can not be tampered with, you need to think again. Security researchers at Symantec yesterday demonstrated multiple interesting attack...

Britain’s auto industry is accelerating toward electrification

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Britain's auto industry, seeking to swerve Brexit obstacles, is accelerating toward electrification as consumers shun high-polluting diesels, driven by rapid advances in technology and greener government policy. Four famous car brands born in Britain but...

Third-parties can locate active Bluetooth devices and thereby the people using those device

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Bluetooth devices could be giving away your location. That is what Boston University researchers discovered in their explorations, which are detailed in their paper, "Tracking Anonymized Bluetooth Devices" by Johannes Becker, David Li and...

Abusing Android Accelerometer to Capture Loudspeaker Data

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Research revealing how over 1300 Android apps are collecting sensitive data even when users have explicitly denied the required permissions. The research was primarily focused on how app developers abuse multiple ways around to collect location data,...

Bulgaria has suffered the biggest data breach in its history

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Eastern European country Bulgaria has suffered the biggest data breach in its history that compromised personal and financial information of 5 million adult citizens out of its total population of 7 million people. According to...

Kazakhstan: the freedom over internet it’s ended

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Internet freedom in Kazakhstan remained "Not Free" in 2018, as new legal amendments further restricted online anonymity and a court recognized an opposition movement as extremist. Despite improved affordability, speeds, and internet access, the internet...

Fake FaceApp : scammers have created a modified version trying to make money from...

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Researchers spotted a modified version of FaceApp called “FaceApp Pro” that lure users to install it and try to make money by fool victims and pretending to offer some advanced features. Recent days a lot...

Hackers compromised the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) servers

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Hackers compromised the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) servers where they gained access to 7.5 terabytes of data from a major FSB contractor named “Sytech”. According to the Russian media, SyTech has been working with FSB since 2009, in particular, they...

Astronauts do not experience dizziness or fainting during routine activity after landing

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Nearly 50 years after man’s first steps on the moon, researchers have discovered a way that may help astronauts spending prolonged time in space come back to Earth on more stable footing, according to...

Offering children a wide variety and large quantities of snack food encourages them to...

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A new study has found that offering children a wide variety and large quantities of snack food encourages them to eat more - and this practice may be contributing to Australia's weight problem. The research,...

Cesarean section becomes a risk factor to twins’ psychological development

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A research team of the University of Malaga (UMA) in the area of Medicine and Psychology has analyzed the effect of the type of delivery on twins' psychological development and intelligence, demonstrating that cesarean...

New infrared chemical imaging allow the detection of aggressive breast – prostate and other...

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More than 174,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society, putting it behind only skin cancer as the most common cancer among American men. Ji-Xin Cheng, adjunct...