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What it means to find a “weak spot” in HIV

What it means to find a “weak spot” in HIV
This week, researchers from the National Institutes of Health reported that theyve found a new weak spot in HIV that they hope to be able to exploit to design an effective vaccine. Its an exciting proposition,...

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The next major advance in medicine will be the use of AI

The next major advance in medicine will be the use of AI
Over the last few decades, medical research has shifted from treating transient illnesses to curing long-term disease. This work, which built on the efforts of men like Lister, Pasteur, and Salk, has been slow...

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Hospital pays ransomware, but doesnt get files decrypted

Hospital pays ransomware, but doesnt get files decrypted
Ransomware is undeniably nasty and unpleasant, but unlike the maliciousness of DDoS attacks and password stealing trojans, theres a way out. If you simply swallow your pride and pay the ransom, the nightmare is...

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NASA fails to inflate expandable BEAM module on ISS

NASA fails to inflate expandable BEAM module on ISS
The space habitats humans have used thus far have, for the most part, gone into orbit fully formed. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is an experimental inflatable habitat constructed by Bigelow Aer...

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Hands on with Cadillacs wide-angle, LCD rear-view mirror

Hands on with Cadillacs wide-angle, LCD rear-view mirror
Flip the day-night lever at the bottom of your Cadillac XT5’s rear-view mirror and it becomes…an LCD showing a wide-angle view of traffic behind you, shot from the viewpoint of a camera just above the new cross...

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Names for four new superheavy elements formally proposed

Names for four new superheavy elements formally proposed
Its time to rewrite the chemistry books again. IUPAC has formally proposed names for the four newest superheavy elements: nihonium (element 113), moscovium (115), tennessine (117), and oganesson (118).It would...

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