Stem cellsare seen as one of modern medicine'smost promisingmagicbullets, but that doesn't mean that we understand them. A paralyzed woman from the US has learned this the hard way, after an experimental treatment caused her to grow a nose-like tumor on her back.
If you think that Google has got enough of your personal data, think again. In an interview with theNew York Times,Larry Pagehas said that he wants access to your medical records, but don't worry, it's all for your own good.
Can anyone ever really leave the internet? And if you had the choice, is that something that you'd want to do? After all, abandoning the connected world might help you reclaim some privacy, but even if you smashed your PC, burned your tabletandtossed your smartphone, you might still not be able to escape constant surveillance.
Mechanical watchesare beautiful, but there's always the hassle of setting it to the correct time when you travel abroad. What price, then, would you pay to never make that sort of effort again? If you answered "about ten grand," then you're the ideal customer for VCXO's Ox One.
What is a flagship? For some companies, it's about cramming as many features into a device as physics allows. For Huawei, it means something else entirely: Though it creates smartphones for the power-hungry crowd, its most eye-catching devices typically favor mass appeal over brawn. Exhibit A: theAscend P7, a smartphone that emphasizes design and user-friendliness over a blowsy spec sheet.
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No one likes to think too much about where we go when we'vepassed on, but you probably imagine crematoriums to remain the same as they have done for the last century. It turns out, however, that even those who dispose of our earthly remains have a hankering to use their smartphone to control the process.
What happens to youronline lifeafter you've passed away? Unless you've left your passwords in the will, those Facebook and Twitter profiles will linger on for years to come. If you'd prefer your digital life to be as neatly tidied up as your real one, thenYahoo Japanis offering the solution.
At first blush, you'd be forgiven for asking whatSony's Xperia ZLwas for, given that it was the less fancy version of the Z. The dowdy sibling turned out to be a lot better than expected, however, with nicer ergonomics, even at the expense of the waterproofing. Unfortunately, by the time the ZL was announced, the HTC One (M7) and Galaxy S4 had arrived onto the scene.
We all know how effective the talking cure can be, but for many people, carving the time out of their schedule to meet a psychotherapist can be impossible, not to mention daunting. Services like Pretty Padded Room have sprung up to provide a solution to these problems, offering secure video chats withmental healthprofessionals as an on-demand service.
When the Edward Snowden revelations beganflowing(and flowing,and flowing), the first thing many people screamed was "get onTor!" Unsurprisingly, an analysis of the NSA'sXKeyscore systemhas revealed that simply visiting the website of the privacy service is enough to get you registered as an "extremist.
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