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Adding flavour to the fight against cancer

Kamini Mathai| TNN | Dec 11, 2016, 03.32 PM IST Adding flavour to the fight against cancer (Steve Snodgrass/Flickr) Their mouths are sore, taste buds non functional, abdominal tracts in flamed, appetites down to zero. Creating dishes that suit as well as soothe, satiate as well as strengthen the palates of those undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or any other cancer treatment ... Read More »

Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse by students

During the drug abuse prevention campaign, the Delhi government would also conduct different activities such as short movie screenings, quizzes and interactive sessions¬† for students. Delhi Govt launches prevention campaign against drug abuse for students RELATED STORIES DU adopts UGC amendments: Can cause job losses JNU looking for stronger collaboration with NDA, says VC Dr M Jagadesh Kumar IIT Bombay ... Read More »

Petitioners file RTI against Baswan Committee

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) constituted the Baswan Committee to review the modus operandi of the commission for conducting the Civil Service Examination (CSE) earlier this year in August. It is speculated that the committee headed by retired IAS and former Human Resource Development Secretary, BS Baswan, has recommended a few changes in the CSE pattern. However, the Centre ... Read More »

‘Trojan Horse’ Antibody Plan Shows Promise Against Ebola Viruses

LONDON: Scientists have found a hidden weak spot shared by all five known types of the deadly Ebola virus and successfully targeted it with two antibodies which blocked its ability to invade human cells. In early stage laboratory experiments published in the journal Science, the researchers developed a “Trojan Horse” strategy that allows engineered antibodies to hitch a ride on ... Read More »

Japanese yen jumps against dollar after Bank of Japan decision disappoints

he safe-haven yen jumped against the dollar on Friday after the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy easing disappointed investors who had been hoping for more radical stimulus measures. The dollar last traded at 103.35 yen, down 1.8 per cent on the day. It initially rose to 105.75 yen right after the BOJ’s announcement but later tumbled to as low as ... Read More »

US says cyber battle against ISIS will ‘black these guys out’

The U.S. is aggressively targeting ISIS in cyberspace, attempting to halt the group’s ability to communicate electronically, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Thursday. His comments build on those from earlier this week when, for the first time, the Department of Defense admitted to an active offensive cyberspace mission. “There is no reason why these guys ought to be able ... Read More »

Latest attack against Russian bank employees highlights the threat to financial institutions

The employees of at least six Russian banks were recently the target of a well-crafted email attack where hackers masqueraded as the Russian Central Bank to trick them into installing malware. The incident is the latest in a string of malware attacks against financial institutions over the past year. Together they signal a shift in focus for many cybercriminal groups, ... Read More »

Arista just lost a patent round against Cisco and could face an import ban

Cisco Systems has won the latest round against Arista Networks at a U.S. trade agency that could block importation of Arista products. Arista violated three Cisco patents on networking technologies, Administrative Law Judge David Shaw of the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Tuesday. If the full Commission confirms that finding, the ruling could be bad news for Arista, a ... Read More »

Charts say buy gold, bet against stocks

(Editor’s note: With stocks hovering at new lows for 2016 Thursday, we asked Chris Kimble, founder and CEO of Kimble Charting Solutions for his technical analysis of the market.) Charts say buy gold, bet against stocks [“source -pcworld”] Read More »

Harvard study refutes ‘going dark’ argument against encryption

A study from Harvard released Monday largely refutes claims that wider use of encryption in software products will hamper investigations into terrorism and crime. It predicts that the continued expansion of Internet-connected devices — such as smart TVs and vehicles, IP video cameras and more — will offer fresh opportunities for tracking targets. “Law enforcement or intelligence agencies may start ... Read More »