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Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found that e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation, the BBC reported. A small experimental study, led by Professor David Thickett, at the University of Birmingham, showed that in only over 48 hours the vapour from e-cigarette caused inflammation and ... Read More »

Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found that e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation, the BBC reported. A small experimental study, led by Professor David Thickett, at the University of Birmingham, showed that in only over 48 hours the vapour from e-cigarette caused inflammation and ... Read More »

Teenagers with substance abuse likely to die prematurely than peers

Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, a recent study has found. The study also suggests that while drug and alcohol use among adolescents draws more attention, antisocial behaviour, including rule-breaking tendencies, may be a more powerful predictor of early mortality. Lead author Richard Border said, “This research ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence Better At Diagnosing Skin Cancer Than Doctors

Is machine finally better than man? Well, in diagnosing skin cancer perhaps it is. Researchers have shown for the first time that a variant of artificial intelligence called deep learning convolutional neural network, or CNN, is better than dermatologists at detecting skin cancer. In a study published in the Annals of Oncology journal, researchers from the United States, France, and Germany taught a CNN ... Read More »

This made-in-India Honda City makes more power than a Lamborghini Huracan

And it’s also the most powerful Honda City in the world. Joel Joseph of RaceConcepts, a tuning shop in Bangalore, has created this monster, and it just took top honours at a recently concluded Bangalore Drag Fest. Tell me more… This Honda City started life as a 1.5 VTEC, and then Joel Joseph decided to tune it. It now has ... Read More »

You thought E-cigarette flavours are harmless? It affects a lot more than just taste buds

Turns out, toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavour. According to a Penn State-led study, the flavour of an e-cigarette may affect more than a consumer’s taste buds. The team of researchers said that the chemicals that make up different flavours also produce different levels of free radicals, toxins often associated with cancer and other diseases. The researchers analysed popular ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately Rs. 24,700) in manufacturing the Galaxy S9+. This is more than the cost incurred in producing the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. However, the overall cost of goods sold (COGS) ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Drop Tests Show They Are Tougher Than iPhone X, Galaxy S8

Samsung claims that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ feature 20 percent thicker glass protection and a stronger 7-series aluminium frame, compared to their predecessors. A new drop test video puts that claim to the test. The video finds that despite being breakable, the Galaxy S9 models are more durable than the last year’s Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. Another video on YouTube compares the ruggedness of the ... Read More »

Organizations increasingly using more than one cloud: Raghu Raghuram

VMware Inc’s Raghu Raghuram. Raghu Raghuram is the chief operating officer for products and cloud services at VMware Inc. A technology veteran, he also co-leads the company’s software-defined data centre division and previously worked with AOL, Bang Networks and Netscape. He will be speaking at EmTech India 2018—an emerging technology conference organized by Mint and MIT Technology Review—on 9 March in Gurgaon. In ... Read More »

Nokia 1 Purportedly Leaked via US FCC Listing, Said to Be Smaller Than Nokia 2

HIGHLIGHTS The listing suggests dimensions more compact than Nokia 2 The phone is shown to have a 3.5mm headphone jack A 16:9 aspect ratio is expected on the listed phone A new HMD Global smartphone with codename TA-1056 has been spotted on the US FCC website. This phone could possibly be the Nokia 1, which was leaked recently. Images showing the design of the device revealed ... Read More »