New technology can improve the clinical management of the leading causes of blindness, researchers say. Optical coherence tomography angiography could largely replace current dye-based angiography in the management of these diseases. —> Read More
Researchers compared the number of drinks that men with HIV infection, versus those without it, needed to get a buzz. They found that HIV-infected men were more sensitive to the effects of alcohol than uninfected men. —> Read More
NASA is extending an opportunity to college and university teams to propose small spacecraft technology projects that they can conduct in collaboration with NASA researchers.
Electronic book lovers beware, your e-reader is watching you: Devices track which novels you read and what time you put it down to go to sleep
The information collected is used to boost sales and grow the UK’s e-book market, suppliers say. But a privacy campaign group called it ‘alarming’ to think that while you’re reading your device is reading you. —> Read More
“Listen to your heart,” sang Swedish pop group Roxette in the late Eighties. But not everyone is able to tune into their heartbeat, according to an international team of researchers — and half of us under- or over-estimate our ability. —> Read More
Mindfulness-based therapy could offer an alternative to antidepressants for preventing depression relapse
The results come from the first ever large study to compare mindfulness-based therapy – structured training for the mind and body which aims to change the way people think and feel about their experiences – with maintenance antidepressant medication for reducing the risk of relapse in depression, researchers say. —> Read More
Dartmouth astrophysicists and their colleagues have not only proven that a supermassive black hole exists in a place where it isn’t supposed to be, but in doing so have opened a new door to what things were like in the early universe.
How Saturn is devouring its moon: Stunning images reveal Enceladus’ ghostly tendrils being sucked in by the gas giant’s rings
The 310 mile (500km) wide moon, which astronomers say may harbour alien life, has geysers pumping out tendrils of ice-water at 800mph (1287km/h). —> Read More
The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing. —> Read More
MISSOULA, Mont., April 20 (UPI) — Scientists say finite amount of soil nutrients will limit plant growth from proliferating enough to put a dint in the climbing concentrations of global CO2. —> Read More