Land Rover may launch a coupe SUV next year

The luxury coupe SUV market is currently one of the new segments being targeted by manufacturers and it looks like everyone wants a slice of the pie. Mercedes-Benz and BMW are currently the major players here and are likely to be joined by Land Rover next year. The company is believed to be planning a new model that will have ... Read More »

Meet the Raspberry Pi’s new rival: The $15 Pine 64 finally ships with 4K video support

Liz O. Baylen | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Oxycontin 80mg pills Prescription painkillers should not be a first choice for treating common ailments like back pain and arthritis, according to new federal guidelines designed to reshape how doctors prescribe drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin. Amid an epidemic of addiction and abuse tied to these powerful opioids drugs, the ... Read More »

New Toyota 86 revealed at 2016 New York Motor Show

There has been a major identity change for the Toyota GT 86 in the US. Earlier sold as the Scion FR-S, the GT 86 has been reintroduced as the 2017 Toyota 86 at the ongoing New York Motor Show. Featuring design changes, as well as suspension and powertrain upgrades, the 2017 86 will go on sale in the US later ... Read More »

19 Abandoned Movie Sets You Can Still Visit

Malta has become increasingly popular over the years, with its crystal blue waters and numerous historic sites. But there’s another draw on the Mediterranean island that’s one of the most popular among tourists: the abandoned set of the 1980 filmPopeye. Starring Robin Williams, the flick featured the fictional village of Sweethaven, where Popeye arrived in search of his long-lost father. Built on the ... Read More »

WWJGD? (What Would Justice Garland Do?)

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. How he might rule on issues of interest to the tech community is unknown, but by all accounts, a Justice Garland would bring intelligence and thoughtful jurisprudence to the bench. The Court is too critical to our nation’s work to let a seat stand vacant for ... Read More »

Certain form of baldness at age 45 linked to higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer

A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men who had moderate baldness affecting both the front and the crown of their head at age 45 were at a 40% increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer (usually indicates a faster growing tumor resulting in poorer prognosis relative to ... Read More »

Honeybee hive sealant promotes hair growth in mice

Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it. Now scientists are reporting that a substance from honeybee hives might contain clues for developing a potential new therapy. They found that the material, called propolis, encouraged hair growth in mice. The study appears in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Ken Kobayashi and ... Read More »

Glaucoma treatment expected to improve with new stem cell method

a bid to improve glaucoma treatments and open prospects for personalized medicine, researchers have succeeded in making retinal ganglion cells from stem cells derived from human skin cells. They report their work in the journal Stem Cells. The researchers say the stem cell method they have developed will help to study the underlying mechanism of glaucoma – a leading cause ... Read More »

Eye microbiome of contact lens wearers resembles that of skin

ntact lenses may change the microbiome of the eyes, according to research published in mBio. The new insights may lead to a better understanding of how to improve eye care and prevent infections, such as giant papillary conjunctivitis. Does the process of putting in a contact lens change the eye microbiome? Statistics from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... Read More »

Blocking notch pathway leads to new route to hair cell regeneration to restore hearing

Dr. Zheng-Yi Chen. Credit: Garyfallia Pagonis Sensory hair cell loss is the major cause of hearing loss and balance disorders. The postnatal mammalian inner ear harbors progenitor cells which have the potential for hair cell regeneration and hearing recovery, but the mechanisms that control their proliferation and hair cell regeneration are yet to be determined. Now scientists from the Eaton-Peabody ... Read More »