Ask Engadget: What are the very best apps and instruments for the blind?

Dana WollmanExecutive Editor Howdy people, it me: your pleasant neighborhood Engadget editor. This week’s query is a private one. My father immediately misplaced a lot of his imaginative and prescient lately. (He has been a complete trooper.) Driving is after all out of the query, however he is in any other case exploring varied apps, […]

Why Indonesia's Bajau people can stay submerged under water longer than you or me

Why Indonesia's Bajau folks can keep submerged underneath water longer than you or me

This is wonderful. A former publish doctoral candidate from the University of Copenhagen’s Centre for GeoGenetics has found group of aquatic nomads from Indonesia have tailored, on a genetic stage, to staying underwater far longer than the typical human being. How frigging cool is that? Melissa Ilardo, whose work on the topic propelled her to […]

Just One Puff of Low-THC Weed Can Help Ease Sadness, Study Finds

Just One Puff of Low-THC Weed Can Help Ease Sadness, Study Finds

CannabisPhoto: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) It may take only one puff of hashish to shortly if briefly uninteresting despair, relying on the pressure, suggests a brand new research published this month within the Journal of Affective Disorders. But smoking weed for too lengthy may also make you sadder over time, the researchers discovered. Researchers at […]

Cannabis is having its 'smartphone' second

PAX makes a few of the best-known cannabis vaporizers within the business. But throughout our interview, Vasan does not point out the phrases “high,” “stoned,” “weed,” “doobie,” “blaze” or “dank” as soon as. Instead, he talks about “platforms,” “apps,” “experience” and “updates.” PAX is one among a handful of know-how firms making weed accessible to […]

Theranos’ online game stars the reporter who uncovered the corporate

Plenty of individuals on the startup are stated accountable Carreyrou for Theranos’ rising issues and Vanity Fair reported in 2016 that workers erupted in a chant of, “Fuck you, Carreyrou,” throughout a gathering. The online game was dubbed Haters’ Gonna Hate and the video obtained by Business Insider exhibits staff enjoying it inside the corporate’s […]

Ford takes on Uber and Lyft with its personal medical transport service

The preliminary GoRide fleet serves amenities in Michigan’s Beaumont Health community. There’s no point out of further protection plans to date. GoRide could possibly be a precious a part of Ford’s ever-growing record of mobility services, particularly if there is a sharp decline in car ownership. At the identical time, it is a not-so-subtle reply […]

Ketamine Nasal Spray Relieves Suicidal Thoughts, but Doctors Worry About Abuse Risk

Ketamine Nasal Spray Relieves Suicidal Thoughts, however Doctors Worry About Abuse Risk

Photo: Ian Waldie (Getty Images) Ketamine, a drug that’s been retooled as a “breakthrough” in melancholy therapy, is one step nearer to changing into mainstream medication, due to the outcomes of a Phase II scientific trial published this week within the American Journal of Psychiatry. But some specialists are cautious of making a brand new […]

Google made an AR microscope that may assist detect most cancers

The microscope is an strange gentle microscope, the sort utilized by pathologists worldwide. Google simply tweaked it a bit with a view to introduce AI know-how and augmented actuality. First, neural networks are skilled to detect most cancers cells in photographs of human tissue. Then, after a slide with human tissue is positioned underneath the […]

FDA approves AI-powered software program to detect diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy happens when the excessive ranges of blood sugar within the bloodstream trigger injury to your retina’s blood vessels. It’s the commonest reason behind imaginative and prescient loss, in line with the FDA. The approval comes for a tool known as IDx-DR, a software program program that makes use of an AI algorithm to […]