As India has been revamping its patent policy, there had been some serious concerns about broadening patent subject matter eligibility to include software and business methods. Earlier this year, however, the Indian Patent Office clarified that it would not allow patenting of just straight software patents. Show More Summary
However, as broken as it seems sometimes, as harsh and dangerous as it looks from a distance, there’s a beauty to it upon closer inspection. Much as there is a method to the madness, there’s a beauty to the destruction.
A promising new method for identifying atherosclerotic plaques, the encased deposits in arteries that restrict blood flow and can lead to heart attack or stroke, has been revealed by researchers. The technique combines two different types of imaging, allowing for an unprecedented combination of depth and detail. Show More Summary
Collaboration between two NIBIB-funded labs has revealed a promising new method for identifying atherosclerotic plaques, the encased deposits in arteries that restrict blood flow and can lead to heart attack or stroke. The technique combines two different types of imaging, allowing for an unprecedented combination of depth and detail. Show More Summary
BEIRUT (AP) — Volunteers in opposition-held areas of Syria are forced to improvise as they carry out one of the world's most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn...Show More Summary
A pediatrics group says it's OK for babies as young as 2 months old to sleep train — advice that other doctors say could be dangerous.
It turns out artist Damien Hirst's famous displays of dead animals preserved in formaldehyde may have been dangerous to more than just artistic sensibilities. A study published this month in Analytical Methods found Hirst's pieces were leaking formaldehyde gas at levels 10 times higher than the legal limit during a...
The report that Jared Leto sent his Suicide Squad castmates used condoms was both gross—a case could be made that it constitutes sexual assault—and the nadir of misunderstanding about what Method acting is and how it should be undertaken. Show More Summary
We told you a while back about a project to brainstorm methods for warning future civilizations about the dangers of nuclear waste dumps. It said, in part, But the strangest suggestion by far came from two European linguists. They argued that governments around the world should breed cats that turn colors when exposed to radiation. Show More Summary
Lindsay Lohan, the Kardashians, and numerous other reality stars are hawking a dangerous and useless method for losing weight.
On April 7, Facebook published a blog post about the Messenger’s ability to allow people to communicate with businesses through the app. For those who are not familiar with this method of communication, business who set up pages on Facebook have a direct messaging feature added last year, which when used, directly establishes a chat... Show More Summary
ANN ARBOR--On your car windshield, ice is a nuisance. But on an airplane, a wind turbine, an oil rig or power line, it can be downright dangerous. And removing it with the methods that are available today--usually chemical melting agents or labor-intensive scrapers and hammers--is difficult and expensive work. read more
Scientists are constantly searching for new methods of combating harmful viruses, but it's not always necessary to create fresh drugs to deal with new threats. A team of researchers from the Universities of Leeds, Glasgow and Nottingham...Show More Summary
The use of sound is one of the most common methods of communication both in the animal kingdom and between humans. Animals use vocalization and calls to communicate and share critical information about food, dangers and individual intentions. Vocalization in the animal kingdom, as far as we know, relies on relatively small vocabulary of sounds, […]
When life hacks fail, why not try difficult, labor-intensive, and/or dangerous methods?
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In an effort to make itself more pet-friendly, Delta is stopping one of the most dangerous methods of flying for pets: As checked baggage. According to the Department of Transportation, a total of 76 animals died aboard Delta flights over the past 10 years — the highest of any U.S. Show More Summary
In 2012, scientists discovered a cheap and easyway of editing genes that determine the biological features of all living things, including humans. The method is called Crispr-Cas9, and it exploits the defenses that bacteria have evolved against viral invaders to add or subtract material from an organism's genome. Depending on [...]
The main advantage of sous vide cooking is control. With a constant temperature water bath, you greatly decrease the danger of overcooking your food, which makes it a perfect method for the egg, a humble food that can be transcendent if cooked properly, but rubbery and sulfuric smelling if overdone. Read more...
Australia’s unique methods of garnering the attention of the nation’s youngsters and warn against the dangers of using drugs and over consumption of alcohol have had a tendency to travel across the world as well. Australia’s newest campaign featuring Stoner Sloth is no different, warning kids of not only the dangers of consuming marijuana, but... Show More Summary