Glioblastoma (GBM) is the deadliest type of brain tumor, and glioma stem cells (GSCs) contribute to tumor recurrence and therapeutic resistance. Thus, an oncolytic virus targeting GSCs may be useful for improving GBM treatment.
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In February, SpaceX launched an electric car toward Mars using its newest rocket, called Falcon Heavy. Many people, especially scientists, questioned the choice of payload and destination. SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk, recently responded to critics by saying he chose the car as the payload to inspire people.
Verizon Wireless will start offering a 5G-based wireless home Internet service next month in parts of four US cities, with service coming to other cities at an as-yet-unspecified date. "Typical" download speeds will be around 300Mbps. The max speed of nearly 1Gbps will be available "depending on location," and there will be "no data caps," Verizon said.
Updated September 19, 2018 10:13:17 China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, "social credit" will bring privileges - for others, punishment. Dandan Fan is very much the modern Chinese woman. A marketing professional, she's diligent and prosperous - in many ways she's a model Chinese citizen.
Something's definitely up in China - most definitely. Almost every other week, there's an international conference on artificial intelligence (AI) somewhere in Shanghai. Last month the city hosted AIAAT 2018 a conference on AI applications and technologies. That was quickly followed by IVPAI2018, a meeting on image, video, processing and AI.
Clean Power The UK wind energy industry announced this week that it has surpassed 20 gigawatts (GW) worth of generating capacity with the opening of Ørsted's 659 megawatt (MW) Walney Extension off the coast of Cumbria. The announcement was made on Monday by RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association for onshore and offshore wind, and wave & tidal energy.
A chemical designed to mimic the smell of sandalwood also has the power to stimulate hair growth in humans, according to a new study. Though the research was undertaken using scalp tissue in a laboratory, the scientists behind the discovery say they could be on the cusp of effectively treating hair loss.
What if businesses, public bodies and even individuals could share all their data as widely as they wished, without worrying about it being stolen or altered? More to the point, they could sell it themselves.
There will be almost ten billion people living on Earth by 2050 and two billion of them will be over the age of 60. Growing old is the primary risk factor for multiple chronic and life threatening conditions such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease.
Alibaba is setting up its own company to make a customized artificial intelligence chip, Reuters reported. The chip, which is expected to be launched in the second half of 2019, could help Alibaba's fast-growing cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) businesses.
The case for housing, worker, consumer and business cooperatives.
David Ryder / Stringer | Getty Images Amazon is reportedly considering opening 3,000 of its cashierless stores by 2021, Bloomberg said on Wednesday, based on conversations with people familiar with the matter. The e-commerce giant's push into retail would threaten the likes of convenience stores and fast-food chains across the U.S.
The first ever wind and solar hybrid project in India, completed in April 2018, is to be retrofitted with energy storage after strong winds this year led to a curtailment of solar production.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company's manned mission to the moon planned for 2023 will be livestreamed in real time, in virtual reality. "It'll feel like you're there in real-time minus a few seconds for speed of light," Musk said.