A substantial percentage of patients who receive radiologist recommendations for chest CT to evaluate abnormal findings on outpatient chest X-rays have clinically relevant findings, including cancer, according to a new study. —> Read More Here
The results of a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that there has been little change in the nutritional content of Ready-to-eat grain-based desserts manufactured or purchased between 2005 and 2012; however overall consumer purchases of Ready-to-eat grain-based desserts declined by 24 percent during that same time period. —> Read More Here
A new analysis suggests that women who use bisphosphonates — medications commonly used to treat osteoporosis and other bone conditions — have about half the risk of developing endometrial cancer as women who do not use the drugs. —> Read More Here
A London-based nuclear expert probed the issue after a spate of mysterious and illegal flights by small unmanned vehicles over more than a dozen power stations in France. —> Read More Here
The luminous bra and knicker sets glow in a flourescent green, meaning your parter can always find you if you prefer to keep the lights off. —> Read More Here
A zero-gravity 3-D printer manufactured a socket wrench in the International Space Station. T he printer is the first of its kind and produced the wrench in less than a week. —> Read More Here
This post is the latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, which profiles interesting information, thoughts and research into using drones, UAVs or remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography, that Kike learns about during his travels.
1. Hubsan H107D FPV X4 Mini RTF Quadcopter: With 6 Axis Gyro Stabilization and immersive FPV flight, it allows you to record flight video into an SD Card.
2. Nano QX RTF with SAFE: This little mini-copter received the 2014 Editor´s Choice – Innovation of the Year by Airplane Magazine. Its tough and light weighted, and its airframe comes with blade guards. It features exclusive SAFE technology with stability and agility modes. The Nano QX RTF comes with a radio. You don’t need to buy one. But be aware you will need to buy separately a DSMX compatible radio if you get the BNF version (bind and fly.)
3. Walkera Ladybird V2 Lady Bug RTF Quadcopter Drone Quad with Devo 4 Transmitter: This copter is the smallest Quadcopter with ladybird canopy. It comes ready to fly with a Devo 4 Radio, receiver, battery and —> Read More Here
Researchers criticize reforms advocated by the IMF for chronically under-funded and insufficiently staffed health systems in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. They say these policies contributed to ‘lack of preparedness’ of West African health systems to cope with disease and emergencies such as Ebola. —> Read More Here
Long-term observations indicate that the oxygen minimum zones in the tropical oceans have expanded in recent decades. The reason is still unknown. Now scientists have found an explanation with the help of model simulations: A natural fluctuation of the trade winds. —> Read More Here
Not all species may suffer from climate change. A new analysis shows that Dolly Varden, a species of char common in southeast Alaska, adjust their migrations so they can keep feasting on a key food source — salmon eggs — even as shifts in climate altered the timing of salmon spawning. —> Read More Here