The Problems With Drug Testing

gallifreyan99 writes: Every drug you take will have been tested on people before it—but that testing process is meant to be tightly controlled, for the safety of everyone involved. Two investigations document the questionable methods used in many studies,

The Problems With Drug Testing

gallifreyan99 writes: Every drug you take will have been tested on people before it—but that testing process is meant to be tightly controlled, for the safety of everyone involved. Two investigations document the questionable methods used in many studies,

Nootropics and the Lab Rats of Reddit

Eric Matzner tells me he takes 30 to 40 pills a day. He is 27 and perfectly healthy. Thanks to the pills, he says he hasn't had a cold in years. More importantly, the regime is supposed to optimize the hell out of his brain, smoothing right over the ravages of aging, sleep deprivation,

UFC stars Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both fail drug tests

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has not one, but two huge problems following the latest event, UFC 183, held in Las Vegas on Jan. 31. Both headliners — former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz,

When Are You Going to Get Your Prescription MDMA?

Not long ago, the idea of walking up to a clerk behind a counter and getting a baggie of weed seemed ludicrous. Now, in states where recreational or medical marijuana is approved and regulated, it’s a routine, mundane part of life. Are psychedelics next?Read more...

47 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Winter 2015 Demo Day 2

Y Combinator got so big, it had to split its Demo Day in two. During today’s second wave we saw a variety of promising biotech, marketplace, enterprise, and financial tech startups. Yesterday we chronicled 50 consumer, B2B, developer, and hardware companies. With bigger and bigger batches,

Hunting a Silent Killer: How to Cure Hepatitis C in the Undiagnosed

Hepatitis C has a cure, but how do we find those who need it? Patrick Strudwick reports on one attempt to identify some of the estimated 100,000 undiagnosed people in the UK.Read more...

The Green Rush: Finding Tech Business Opportunities Within The Cannabis Sector

Cannabis, marijuana, pot, weed, ganja, Mary Jane, doobage. Whatever you call it, it has taken center stage in the world of investment. It’s getting the 15 minutes of fame it rightfully deserves, and it’s getting it right now. Traditionally,

Why Miracle Drugs Exist But You Can’t Have Them

It's supposedly getting easier for innovative drugs for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to reach the market. So why, asks Andy Extance, is hesitancy still proving devastating to desperate families?Read more...

Genomics Needs A Killer App

Genomics has undergone a major shift in the last year. The drop in price in the past decade from $3B to $1K to sequence a genome is the 10X force likely to cause an inflection point in a number of health-related industries. But despite the price,

The Tragic Tale of Atomic Man, the Most Radioactive Human Who Ever Lived

For the first time since the accident in 1976, workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington are planning to clean out the room where chemicals exploded in Harold McCluskey's face, showering him with radiation 500 times the occupational limit and embedding radioactive americium in his skull,

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

Is the App Store Broken?

A recent post by Instapaper's Marco Arment suggests that design flaws in Apple's App Store are harming the app ecosystem, and users are suffering because of it. "The dominance and prominence of 'top lists' stratifies the top 0.

More Quantum Strangeness: Particles Separated From Their Properties

Dupple sends word of new quantum mechanical research in which a neutron is sent along a different path from one of its characteristics. First, a neutron beam is split into two parts in a neutron interferometer. Then the spins of the two beams are shifted into different directions:

Is the App Store Broken?

A recent post by Instapaper's Marco Arment suggests that design flaws in Apple's App Store are harming the app ecosystem, and users are suffering because of it. "The dominance and prominence of 'top lists' stratifies the top 0.

全球市场份额仅剩0.6%,黑莓计划将重返高端智能机市场

黑莓首席执行官程守宗日前在接受WSJ专访时表示,黑莓在短期内不会向消费市场推出售价低于100美元的廉价智能手机,但希望借助向手机植入更多的功能重返高端智能机市场。

一般一个楼盘从拿地到开盘需要多长时间? 中国楼盘的开发周期和国外有什么样的区别?

谢邀,简单谈下美国楼盘的开发周期。由于美国的地产品种分的很细(住宅的有享有产权的single family, condo,

[视频]5.5寸推出后 三星黑苹果广告大盘点

当苹果发布iPhone 6和iPhone 6 Plus后,三星这家公司不高兴了。就在人们打算好好欣赏苹果这两款新机的时候,三星决定出来搅局。这家公司快速地推出了多支吐槽苹果新产品的广告。

Paypal贴海报出来讨伐Apple Pay来了,它为何如此焦虑?

大概是出于太焦虑,Paypal在纽约时报、USA Today、San Francisco Chronicle贴了一张全幅广告(如上图),并以在线购物用户的口吻发出讨伐,“want our money safer than our selfies.

欢迎申请:米尔斯学院妇女参与公共服务项目研究班

“女性、水和世界:女性如何解决全球用水危机” 加州奥克兰--(美国商业资讯)--米尔斯学院(Mills College)宣布欢迎申请妇女参与公共服务项目研究班(Women in Public Service Project Institute),研究班将于2015年4月11-20日在加州奥克兰的米尔斯学院校园内举办。

Airbnb推出百万美元房东责任险,房客在住宿期间意外受伤时可为屋主提供保障

Airbnb曾向房主推出100万美元的房东保障计划,当房东的财物或房屋在房客住宿期间遭受损坏的罕有情况发生时,为房东提供保障。

CCleaner 5.03.5128 发布

CCleaner是一款免费的系统优化和隐私保护工具。CCleaner的主要用来清除Windows系统不再使用的 垃圾文件,以腾出更多硬盘空间。它的 另一大功能是清除使用者的上网记录.

LG Rolly is a portable keyboard that turns into a stick

The portable keyboard is a problematic gadget — to make sense, it needs to be big enough for a human to type on, but it should also be as small as possibleLG has tackled the problem with its Rolly Keyboard — an almost-full-sized keyboard that collapses into a stick. Yes,

Google 終於出手?用 AdBlock 上 YouTube 即不能略過廣告焗住要睇晒

現時上 YouTube 睇影片時,最麻煩的地方是播放之前會先彈出一段廣告,雖然一 般情況下隔幾秒就可選擇跳過,但不少人卻總是急不及待,並利用 AdBlock 這個程式去阻止廣告彈出。

Man texts a friend about his wife's pregnancy in the best way

Babies really are parasites, if you think about itKeating Thomas was just minding his own business when he received a text from friend, who has asked to remain anonymous."I'll call you later," he wrote. "Right now, I'm sitting in a doctor's office waiting for results."See also:

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