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No matter how good a material is at conducting electricity, there's usually some resistance – unless you use superconductive materials. Since they can conduct electricity with absolutely no loss, they could be revolutionary if not for one little problem: they only work if kept extremely cold. But now researchers at Max Planck have reported a new record high temperature for superconductivit
BMW's 1 Series has relinquished its claim as the only sub-compact sports hatch with rear-wheel drive. A new and revamped 1-series debuts today with front-wheel and all-wheel drive models only, prioritizing luggage space, back-seat legroom and agility over sick smoky drift action... Continue Reading BMW goes front-wheel drive with sharper handling new 1 Series Category: Automotive Tags:
In homage to a nearly forgotten design by one of the industry's most influential automotive designers in recent times, BMW has resurrected the Garmisch. With faithful attention to all of the details known from the original, the new BMW Garmisch design concept is based on a 2002 chassis... Continue Reading BMW recreates classic Garmisch concept car Category: Automotive Tags: BMW
Google's wizardry with computational imaging is at the heart of what makes its Pixel phones such impressive photography tools despite the fact that they only have single 12.2-megapixel cameras. A new paper reveals some of the magic behind the impressive Night Sight and Super-Res Zoom features... Continue Reading How Google's Pixel phones take such terrific photos, especially in shaky h
A new gene therapy treatment for pediatric patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The single dose treatment, designed to correct a gene mutation causing the rare disease, has been priced at US$2.1 million by pharmaceutical company Novartis, making it the most expensive drug in the world to date... Continue Reading One-off gen
An exciting new study from the University of Cambridge is demonstrating how a novel virtual reality navigation test can better predict which patients are in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease compared to other currently used "gold standard" cognitive tests... Continue Reading How virtual reality can help diagnose early Alzheimer’s disease Category: Medical Tags: Alzheimer' is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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