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The best MagSafe cases for the iPhone 14 series

Business Insider | 26 Jan 2023

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Many MagSafe-compatible cases include a MagSafe symbol on the back. Apple If you'd like to use MagSafe accessories and still protect your phone, it's best to get a case with built-in magnets. MagSafe technology offers faster charging with a compatible charger....

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Common Antibiotic Effective in Helping COVID-19 Patients Avoid ICU: Study

The Epoch Times | 25 Jan 2023

A new clinical trial has found that doxycycline, a widely available antibiotic, can help prevent already hospitalized COVID-19...

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Plant toxin discovery could boost fight against antibiotics resistance

Belfast Telegraph | 23 Jan 2023

A potent plant toxin with a unique way of killing harmful bacteria has emerged as one of the strongest antibiotic candidates in decades. Scientists say albicidin can kill off superbugs such as E.coli and salmonella, which are becoming increasingly resistant to modern medicine. It is produced by a sugar cane pathogen called xanthomonas albilineans,...

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Life as we don’t know it

Technology Org | 23 Jan 2023

If you were an astronaut nursing a monster headache en route to Mars, and the painkillers had run out 20 million miles back, you’d want a supply of handy to crank out some fresh pills. That’s the kind of future College of Biological Sciences researcher Kate Adamala is out to build. She belongs to a growing group of researchers working on a...

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Apple cider vinegar: Is this popular home remedy bad for teeth? Dentist explains

Hindustan Times | 21 Jan 2023

Apple cider vinegar has become a popular home remedy in recent years and has been used for centuries in cooking and medicine. It’s thought to help with a wide range of health issues, including high cholesterol, blood sugar levels, obesity and high blood pressure. It’s also said to help with eczema and stomach acid reflux, but this has not been...

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If you suffer from bad breath, eat these three foods

The Jerusalem Post | 19 Jan 2023

Bad breath is so embarrassing for those who suffer from it, but there are several solutions out there. One major factor is the food you eat. A new study found that eating yogurt and other fermented foods could banish bad breath. Researchers in China say that probiotic bacteria in yogurt, sourdough bread and miso soup could be the solution to...

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Majority of Members of UK’s New GMO Regulatory Committee Have Conflicts of Interest

GlobalResearch | 17 Jan 2023

*** A large majority – seven out of eleven, or 64% – of the members of an important new subcommittee tasked with evaluating the safety of GM foods and animal feed have potential, probable, or definite conflicts of interest, in the form of vested interests in the liberalisation or commercialisation of GM technologies or related products,...

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A Newfound Brain Network Could Be A Missing Link Between Psychiatric Illnesses

IFL Science | 17 Jan 2023

A network of brain connections linked to a number of different psychiatric disorders has been discovered in a new study. The authors believe that the findings could help explain why so many patients being treated for one psychiatric illness also meet the criteria for another. In the past, technology has not allowed scientists to easily pinpoint...

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Philippines: Onion prices now higher than meat, here’s why

Gulf News | 11 Jan 2023

Manila: In the Philippines, the price of 1 kg of onion has soared to Php700 ($12.87) — more than double the price of meat. It’s higher than the mandated daily minimum wage of Php570 in the capital. Contrast that with India’s Lasalgaon Mandi (wholesale market) in Maharashtra’s Nashik district, where in November farmers protested the...

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New drugs from plastic waste

Technology Org | 10 Jan 2023

Fungi convert polyethylene waste into pharmacologically useful metabolic products. Scientists say that is one of the most significant ecological and economic problems of our time. In the journal , a research team has now introduced a chemical-biological method for upcycling polyethylene waste: Catalytic cleavage is used to make carboxylic diacids...

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100x Crypto December 2023: Experts say VeChain (VET) and Orbeon Protocol (ORBN)

The Bitcoin News | 10 Jan 2023

As we approach the end of the year, it’s a good time to consider your cryptocurrency strategy for 2023. Where can the biggest gains be found? A good place to start are cryptos with great use cases and lots of visibility. Here I’ll explain why analysts are talking about VeChain (VET) and Orbeon Protocol (ORBN), a novel investment platform with...

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Canadian Sea Sponge Could Hold Cure for COVID-19

The Epoch Times | 10 Jan 2023

An international study has identified three compounds that prevent COVID-19 infection in humans, all from natural sources,...

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Best of CES: Top products you need for customized living at home

Sweetwater Reporter | 06 Jan 2023

(BPT) - Each year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reveals amazing electronic innovations, and this year’s lineup is no exception. CES 2023 highlights a stunning variety of cutting-edge products to make home living more beautiful, more convenient, cleaner and even more fun. Among the many intriguing products featured in this show are surprising...

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23 things we think will happen in 2023

Vox | 02 Jan 2023

Getty Images Will Biden and Trump remain the frontrunners? Will Putin remain in charge of Russia? Will China start a war? These and other forecasts of the year to come. This will be the fourth year in a row that the staff of Future Perfect has given itself the task of trying to predict, well, the future. It’s in the name of the section, but...

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‘White lungs’ scare Chinese and their travel hosts

Asiatimes | 30 Dec 2022

More places, including Taiwan and the United States, have reintroduced Covid test requirements for people coming from mainland China after the health department in Italy said about half of the newly-arrived Chinese travelers tested positive. Other countries such as the United Kingdom, the Philippines and South Korea said they were considering...

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‘Missing link’: Scientists may have just found the source of all complex life forms

Interesting Engineering | 25 Dec 2022

One of the big mysteries in the field of biology is how the complex organisms that roam on Earth first arose. Now, a collaboration between the working groups of Christa Schleper at the University of Vienna and Martin Pilhofer at ETH Zurich may have found the answer, according to a press release by the first institution published on Wednesday. See...

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If You Want to Improve Your Gut Health, You'll Want to Stock Up On This ...

The Citizens | 22 Dec 2022

As the saying goes, you are what you eat. We’ve all heard the expression, “you are what you eat” and this certainly applies to your gut. Your gut is the gateway to your overall health, which is why it’s essential to have a nutritious, well-balanced diet. The first step is knowing what to eat and what to stay away from. To learn more, we spoke to...

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Freak wave kills three swimmers, injures 17 at South Africa beach

Al Jazeera | 18 Dec 2022

A freak wave has killed three swimmers and injured many others at a popular beach in South Africa’s southeastern city of Durban, according to officials. Robert Mckenzie, a spokesman for KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services, said the...

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Can we hack DNA to grow more food for a hotter, hungry planet?

East Bay Times | 13 Dec 2022

To feed a hotter and drier planet, Stanford scientists are building a smarter plant. The team has genetically reprogrammed plants, nurtured in a laboratory chamber, to grow roots that are long or short, branched or slender — traits that change the ability to gather nutrients or water. Controlling root growth could someday offer a powerful new tool...

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How pathogenic bacteria trigger Crohn's disease: Research

Hindustan Times | 05 Dec 2022

The findings of a recent study headed by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers, suggests that changes in a single gene allow dangerous gut bacteria to trigger the inflammation that underlies Crohn's disease. One day, these discoveries might make it easier for medical professionals to choose more precise treatments for people...

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