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MRIs may help identify MS risks, Finds new research

Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Children Revealed with MRI Brain Scans, Study Finds

A new study reveals MRI brain scans can help identify neurological changes associated with multiple sclerosis before symptoms appear in children. Published in the November issue of the journal Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation, the study of 38 children at 16 sites in six countries showed that the MRIs can reveal changes in the brain associated with MS before the clinical ... Read More »

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Everything you need to know

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Everything you need to know

Apple experienced a sudden air pocket dip (which was promptly bought) after a Bloomberg report that Qualcomm has filed lawsuits in China seeking to “ban the sale and manufacture of iPhones in the country,” a move which is the chipmaker’s biggest shot at Apple so far in a bitter legal fight between the two companies. The lawsuit claims patent infringement ... Read More »

Erika Rosenbaum alleges harassment by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

Erika Rosenbaum alleges harassment by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

Erika Rosenbaum has joined the growing list of actresses who’ve come forward with allegations of sexual harassment at the hands of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Rosenbaum, who was so far mum about the sexual harassment, going back to mid 2000, reached out to the original reporter, Jodi Kantor, to share her own experience. Thanking the news organisation for publishing the ... Read More »

Experience Space Flight by Lying in Bed For 30 Days

Experience Space Flight by Lying in Bed For 30 Days

Getting paid to stay in bed might seem like paradise, but everyday tasks like showering, shitting, and sleeping comfortably become nearly impossible when you’re lying down all day. Twelve volunteers will arrive this week at the German Space Agency’s (DLR) Institute of Aerospace Medicine’s :envihab facility to lie in bed for a month in the name of science. NASA’s Human ... Read More »

Scientists Create Programmable “Camouflaging” Material

Scientists Create Programmable “Camouflaging” Material

Physicists and engineers from Cornell University have taken inspiration from octopus skin to design a new stretchy camouflage material. Those animals can change their skin into a textured 3D surface to mimic the ragged outline of seaweed and coral on the ocean floor. The team’s pneumatically-activated material is inspired by the 3D bumps – called papillae – on octopus skin, ... Read More »