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Can we eliminate malaria by 2030?

Can we eliminate malaria by 2030? (Getty Images) India has the highest malariaburden in the Asia Pacific region, with more than one billion people at risk of infection. To mark progress towards a malaria-free goal, UCSF Global Health Group is convening more than 70 global malaria experts in Chennai. The Malaria Elimination Group, an independent international advisory group convened by ... Read More »

Why do we have excess facial hair?

TNN | December 05, 2016 1/6Anatomy of unwanted hair 0 “If you are a woman, you have to be beautiful!” Isn’t it amazing how easily this phrase rolls off, without even considering how much it can offend others? Instead of a mere adjective, the word ‘beautiful’ has become a false dichotomy. Let’s face it, despite all the opinions; a woman ... Read More »

How The Food We Eat Makes Climate Change Worse

ROME: The way we produce and eat food must change urgently both to cut the amount of planet-warming emissions produced by agriculture, and to help farmers adapt to climate change, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday. Without swift action, climate change will put millions of people at risk of hunger and poverty, the UN agency said in ... Read More »

Microsoft’s $300 Windows VR headsets: 6 things we know (and 1 big question)

Everybody expected mixed-reality technology to play a part in Microsoft’s big Windows 10 event on Wednesday—but nobody expected what we got. Rather than showing yet another HoloLens demonstration, Microsoft instead announced a small army of virtual reality headsets unlike anything available today, and they’re all powered by the forthcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. The demo raised more questions than it ... Read More »

We tear apart a hard drive and SSD to show you how they work

1 of 14 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Mike Homnick It’s what’s inside that counts It’s the day everybody dreads: You power up your PC and it sits dormant, failing to boot because your hard drive or SSD is dead. But after you stop cursing and reaching for your backups—you do create backups regularly, right?—you might as well make ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day: We pick the best electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Bluntly put, Amazon’s Prime Day sale disappointed many last year. Touted as an event to rival Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Prime Day 2015 was defined by discounted products that failed to enthrall would-be buyers. On top of that, the better items sold out quickly. But for its second Prime Day sale, Amazon has promised more appealing offerings with higher ... Read More »

The tiny Klug home promises massive wi-fications in what we ought to assume of hubs and controllers

in case you live in a related home, you’ve possibly spent a notable deal of time customizing it for yourdesires and possibilities. That’s because the smart domestic is sincerely rather dumb, till you’ve investeda while teaching it: even as some clever–home components—consisting of the Nest thermostat—areable to gaining knowledge of on their own, there aren’t any linked–domestic hubs that do. ... Read More »

Neuronal feedback could change what we ‘see’

Ever see something that isn’t really there? Could your mind be playing tricks on you? The “tricks” might be your brain reacting to feedback between neurons in different parts of the visual system, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience by Carnegie Mellon University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Sandra J. Kuhlman and colleagues. Understanding this feedback ... Read More »

Wayfair CEO to Cramer: Why we are different

At a time when many furniture retailers like Williams-Sonoma andRestoration Hardware are struggling, Jim Cramer turned his attention to Wayfair to see how it could differentiate itself from the competition. Online retailer Wayfair sells furniture and home goods at bargain prices for brands like Joss & Main, All Modern, Birch Lane and Dwell Studio. However, it seems that regardless of ... Read More »

Here’s what we know about LG G5’s US availability and pricing so far

As you might already know, LG’s newest flagship smartphone – the G5 – was unveiled at the ongoing Mobile World Congress yesterday. If you are in the US, and are planning to purchase the device, here’s what we know about its availability and pricing so far: AT&T AT&T has confirmed that it will carry the LG G5 as well as ... Read More »