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Pupil Size is a Marker of Intelligence?

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Pupil Size Is a Marker of Intelligence There is a surprising correlation between baseline pupil size and several measures of cognitive ability By Jason S. Tsukahara, Alexander P. Burgoyne, Randall W. Engle on June 2, 2021       Credit: Erik Von Weber Getty Images It has been said that “the eyes are the window to the soul,” but new research suggests […]

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A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine Could Debut Soon Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email June 6, 20216:02 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered JOE PALCA TwitterFacebook LISTEN· 4:084-Minute ListenAdd toPLAYLIST Download Embed Transcript     A vial of the experimental Novavax coronavirus vaccine is ready for use in a London study in 2020. Novavax’s vaccine candidate contains […]

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Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s

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Explained: Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s disease and row over approval Early in November 2020, the drug was denied approval after a marathon seven-hour long virtual meeting with the federal medical panel disagreeing with the claims. ADVERTISEMENT India Today Web Desk  New Delhi June 9, 2021 UPDATED: June 9, 2021 16:55 IST     Aducanumab […]

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Kyrie Irving observing Ramadan

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Kyrie Irving’s recent conversion puts a spotlight on athletes observing Ramadan By Religion News Service  Updated May 7, 2021, 6:25pm MDT Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window) Share this on Twitter (opens in new window) SHAREAll sharing options Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving handles the ball during an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks […]

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Oracle technology is used by the police and military in China.

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HOW A CHINESE SURVEILLANCE BROKER BECAME ORACLE’S “PARTNER OF THE YEAR” A network of local resellers helps funnel Oracle technology to the police and military in China. Mara Hvistendahl April 22 2021, 12:30 p.m. A cyclist rides past a signage displayed outside Oracle’s building at Zhongguancun Software Park on Aug. 30, 2020, in Beijing. Photo: VCG via […]

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Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

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ow Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China’s market Like global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights. Zoom helps people connect — but it also helps governments like China’s surveil and censor people.Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images […]

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Revolutionary nano-diamond batteries last for ever

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Interview: The NDB team on its revolutionary nano-diamond batteries By Loz Blain August 25, 2020 Facebook Twitter Flipboard LinkedIn Nano diamond batteries: each one generates its own power for decades, even millennia, using recycled nuclear waste safely packaged in crash-proof, tamper-proof diamond NDB VIEW 3 IMAGES   A cheap, safe, self-charging battery that delivers high power […]

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Sync your calendar with the solar system

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Sync your calendar with the solar system     Add the calendar on Google  (We won’t save any of your private information when you add this calendar to your device.)   September 22 Autumnal equinox The autumnal equinox is one of two points in Earth’s orbit where the sun creates equal periods of daytime and nighttime […]