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NTU scientists create new method to detect acute kidney failure early – and it could help stop the disease in its tracks
Current diagnostic platforms fail to detect the "early stage, pre-morbid changes" that underlie the disease, NTU said.
Scientists released a video of seals singing the ‘Star Wars’ theme as part of a project to train them to mimic human speech and songs
The scientists also trained the seals to copy the tune of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," and some of them could copy human vowel sounds.
Increasing red meat intake, particularly when it's processed, was associated with a heightened risk of death of 10-13%.
The Silicon Valley tech ethos of 'move fast and break things' is not being counterbalanced by the healthcare principal of 'do no harm,' experts say.
‘What is Google Scholar?’: What you need to know about Google’s database for students, researchers, and other curious minds
Google Scholar is a database of academic journals, essays, and other scholarly literature. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of it.
Amazon will soar by 65% if its retail business is valued like Alibaba instead of Walmart, analyst says
Amazon will soar by 65% if the market fully recognizes the valuation of its retail business, according to a Piper Jaffray analyst.
Need a toilet urgently? A research team in Singapore successfully 3D-printed a bathroom unit in just 12 hours
Formulating and fine-tuning the right concrete mix for the bathroom unit's walls alone took four years.
uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...
Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts
Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.
From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there’s a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts who see red fla...
"There's almost this implicit assumption that they play by a different set of rules," a Harvard psychiatrist and tech consultant said.