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Scientists create a new computer chip prototype for Internet of Things

Scientists create a new computer chip prototype for Internet of Things

In a new study, researchers have created a prototype “computer-on-a-chip”. According to the researchers, the prototype’s data processing and memory circuits use less than electricity. It...
New platform puts data privacy in the hands of users

New platform lets users control their data privacy

A new study from MIT and Harvard researchers has developed a new platform to make sure that users could decide how their data are...

AI could detect Alzheimer’s disease 6 years before a diagnosis

In a new study, researchers used a common type of brain scan and a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer's disease about six years...

New blood test could detect cancer much earlier

In a new study, researchers have combined "liquid biopsy", epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer...

Scientists discover why screen time could disrupt sleep

For most, the time spent staring at screens—on computers, phones, iPads—constitutes many hours and can often disrupt sleep. Now, Salk Institute researchers have pinpointed how...

“YouTube Medicine” for prostate cancer information could be dangerous

In a new study, researchers found that the most popular YouTube videos on prostate cancer often offer misleading or biased medical information that poses...

AI could predict heart disease better than doctors

In a recent study, researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) to build a model that could predict risk of death in patients with heart...
Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely...
Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk

Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely...
Can AI surpass doctors one day

Can AI surpass doctors one day?

In Google’s developer conference in early May, its CEO Sundar Pichai showed how the company’s newest research in artificial intelligence (AI) could help doctors...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...