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›  Short-term use of IV devices is common -- and risky -- study shows
Many hospital patients get medicine or nutrition delivered straight into their bloodstream through a tiny device called a PICC. In just a decade, it's become the go-to device for intravenous care. But a new study finds that one in every four times a PICC gets inserted, the patient didn't need it long enough to justify the risks it can pose. And nearly one in ten of those patients suffered a complication linked to the device.
›  Young children use physics, not previous rewards, to learn about tools
Children as young as seven apply basic laws of physics to problem-solving, rather than learning from what has previously been rewarded, suggests new research.
›  Metalens combined with an artificial muscle
Inspired by the human eye, researchers have developed an adaptive metalens that is essentially a flat, electronically controlled artificial eye. The adaptive metalens simultaneously controls for three of the major contributors to blurry images: focus, astigmatism, and image shift.
›  Charging ahead to higher energy batteries
Researchers have developed a new way to improve lithium ion battery efficiency. Through the growth of a cubic crystal layer, the scientists have created a thin and dense connecting layer between the electrodes of the battery.
›  Molecular Trojan horse delivers chemotherapeutic drug to cancer cells
Researchers have discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metastases. Until now, paclitaxel has only been used to target rapidly dividing cancer cells. The team was successful in getting the drug to piggyback on 123B9, an agent they devised to target an oncogene called EphA2.
›  Ice chips only? Study questions restrictions on oral intake for women in labor
At most US maternity units, women in labor are put on nil per os (NPO) status -- they're not allowed to eat or drink anything, except ice chips. But new nursing research questions that policy, showing no increase in risks for women who are allowed to eat and drink during labor.
›  Link between surface-water salinity and climate change examined
New research explores the impact of de-icing salt from roads and highways on a local watershed. The findings offer hope for the watershed's future surface-water chloride concentrations.
›  Why are there so many types of lizards?
Researchers have sequenced the complete genetic code -- the genome -- of several vertebrate species from Panama. They found that changes in genes involved in the interbrain (the site of the pineal gland and other endocrine glands), for color vision, hormones and the colorful dewlap that males bob to attract females, may contribute to the formation of boundaries between species. Genes regulating limb development also evolved especially quickly.
›  Prevention is better than cure: Targeted vaccination to halt epidemics
Scientists simulated real-world social networks to assess the best strategies for halting epidemics.
›  NASA's SDO Reveals How Magnetic Cage on the Sun Stopped Solar Eruption
A dramatic magnetic power struggle at the Sun's surface lies at the heart of solar eruptions, new research shows.
›  China's two-child policy may exacerbate gender inequality
Since China ended its one-child policy allowing all families to have up to two children, an additional 90 million women have become eligible to have a second child. But new sociology research suggests the new universal two-child policy could be negatively affecting women's status and gender equality.
›  Children's learning is not affected by repeated sick days with fever and infections
Whereas severe infections with long-term hospitalizations can make it more difficult for a child to pass the 9th grade exam, recurring less serious severe infections do not affect children's learning.
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Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campai...
 
›  Florida governor proposes new gun sale limits after school shooting
›  Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate rages
›  NRA honors FCC chair with rifle for repealing 'net neutrality'
›  Indicted Missouri governor resigns from post with GOP governors group
›  Trump: Chief of staff Kelly to settle Kushner security dispute
›  Trump company settles lawsuit over disputed golf club deposits
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Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expa...
 
›  U.S. ready to open Jerusalem embassy in May: State Department
›  U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'
›  U.N. Security Council delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution
›  Merkel's Bavarian allies warn SPD to stick to deal on migrants
›  Saudi, UAE, Qatari leaders to visit Trump in March, April
›  U.S. Treasury head says new Russia sanctions expected within weeks
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Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a pe...
 
›  Kim's cheer squad 'charm offensive'
›  Ice hockey: Pay row helped forge gold medal team: U.S. captain Duggan
›  Figure skating: Zagitova gives OAR first Pyeongchang gold
›  Kasatkina upsets Muguruza to set up Dubai final with Svitolina
›  'Peace Games' are no game-changer for South Koreans
›  Olympics: Snowboarding - Toutant's big air gold comes at perfect time for hurting Canada
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Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, lifted by gains in technology stocks a...
 
›  General Mills moves into pet food with $8 billion Blue Buffalo deal
›  With rates low, Fed officials fret over next U.S. recession
›  Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500 million
›  Geely chairman builds $9 billion stake in Germany's Daimler
›  Exclusive: Nordstrom family group finalizing take-private offer - sources
›  Billionaire investor Warren Buffett to retire from Kraft Heinz board
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Ed Sheeran searches for new lines in movie 'Songwriter'
BERLIN (Reuters) - British singer Ed Sheeran said on Friday that the hardes...
 
›  Oprah Winfrey says 'definitely not' running for U.S. president
›  U.S. playwright David Mamet turns his sights on Harvey Weinstein
›  All that jazz: Saudis attend country's first jazz festival
›  Deeply indebted Lisa Marie Presley and manager in dueling lawsuits
›  Film about East German workers highlights united Germany's persisting divisions
›  British actor Stephen Fry reveals battle with prostate cancer
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Google raises price of YouTube TV, adds sports, Turner
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service fo...
 
›  Dropbox files for IPO of up to $500 million
›  Self-driving cars with "remote" drivers could test on Calif roads in April: DMV
›  Mobile industry promises smarter everything at Barcelona show
›  HPE shares soar on $7 billion repurchase plan, upbeat forecast
›  'Sooner, faster, now' - the companies surfing the e-commerce wave
›  Airbnb CEO pledges to take more responsibility for impact to housing
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›  All that jazz: Saudis attend country's first jazz festival
›  Design and dictatorship: exhibition celebrates North Korean graphics
›  Steve Jobs' pre-Apple job application could fetch $50,000 at auction
›  Prada brings Milan to its feet, with a collection of bold lines and colors
›  Primitive art: Neanderthals were Europe's first painters
›  Soft romance fills Fendi's Milan catwalk show
       
 
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The Roads Can Be Like A Parking Lot Especially In The U.S.
  Traffic can add more time to your commute going to and from work, which causes you to allow more time for your commute. Despite advances in public transportation and ride sharing, expansion of ...


Mazda Blows Winter Driving Out Of The Way
Driving can be dangerous sometimes in the best conditions and winter can make it worse, unless your prepared. Take for example, Mazda?s MX-5 roadster, widely praised for its excellent, well balanced h...


Upgrading Safety Even In The Taillights
DETROIT ? Everyday car companies explore new ways to keep your family safe, and now they created upgrades to fix the lighting as well. Not only does today’s exterior lighting improve safety, des...


Do You Know Everything You Can About Your Car
Do you know what to do every time you step in the drivers seat, and what features are available to help make your driving experience better and easier? While automakers are spending billions of dollar...


Cyber Security, The First Thing To Be Fixed
Recently there have been multiple issues with connectivity when it comes to hackers and safety, so before it is available to the masses it must be protected as well. Connectedvehicleshold tremendous...




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Is The Start- Stop Technology Better for Us As It Is The Economy
With the concern of global warming looming over us everyday, car companies are pulling together ideas to help, but are they better? Dr. Keith Tao, a radiologist in Danville, Calif., owns three late-mo...


Studies Say Pedestrians Are Now At More Of A Risk
Just because you are walking to your destination does not mean you can be less aware of danger. The death toll of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes is projected to spike about 10% in 2015 compared...


Car Companies Take One More Step Forward On The Road Electric Vehicles
LAS VEGAS? With the decline in the availability of oil, electric and hybrid cars will become more important. Although sales of electric and hybrid vehicles have struggled, automakers are charging ahea...


Where?s The Fun When Your Car Drives For You?
Most people have some fun memories of a road trip, or a stretch of rad they enjoyed driving on, but what happens when you don?t have that opportunity anymore because the car drives for you, will it st...


What You Need To Know To Leave The Action With A Car At the End Of The Day
When you need to buy a car do you search online through search engines, visit car companies or talk to friends? Another possible way for you to purchase a car is through an auction. You wouldn?t know ...




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