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HIV prevention: Drugs even more effective than thought

Using HIV treatment drugs to reduce the risk of spreading the AIDS virus may be even more effective than thought, according to new analysis from a landmark trial presented here on Monday.
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Natural chemical found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at Mount Sinai School Medicine found grape seed polyphenols-a natural antioxidant-may help prevent development or delay progression Alzheimer's disease.
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Loss of Large Predators Caused Widespread Disruption of Ecosystems

The decline large predators other "apex consumers" at top food chain has disrupted ecosystems across planet.
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It's official: NASA spacecraft is orbiting giant asteroid

It's official: NASA spacecraft is orbiting giant asteroid | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
An unmanned NASA probe made history 117 million miles from Earth on Saturday when it arrived at the huge asteroid Vesta, making it the first spacecraft ever to orbit an object in the solar system's asteroid belt.
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GrubHub for Android Updated with Revamped Interface and New Features

GrubHub for Android Updated with Revamped Interface and New Features | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
GrubHub for Android Updated with Revamped Interface and New Features...
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Startup Idols one year later: Miso digs deeper into TV

Startup Idols one year later: Miso digs deeper into TV | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
What do TV viewers want in the Internet era? Now that mobile devices offer couch potato a second, interactive screen, Miso is finding new answers to that question.
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How to Clean Your Smartphone

How to Clean Your Smartphone | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Keeping your phone clean can prolong its life--follow these tips to keep it looking and performing like new.
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The Innovative Educator: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs - When and Why to Use Each

The Innovative Educator: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs - When and Why to Use Each | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
After week one I shared my thoughts about “What Google+ Means for Education.” I’m on week two now and the big questions are:

- Do I really need to join another social network? Answer: Yes.
- If I join Google+ can I give up Facebook, Twitter, and blogs? Answer: No.
- What is the benefit of each?Here is where each social media platform shines and why you use each.
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Best Voice Recognition Apps for Your Smartphone

Best Voice Recognition Apps for Your Smartphone | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Give your thumbs a rest: These eight apps let you search the Web, make a restaurant reservation, update your Facebook status, or send a text--all by voice.
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How the world's biggest 'ship' will work

How the world's biggest 'ship' will work | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Shell recently unveiled plans to build the world's first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant. At 600,000 tonnes it will be the world's biggest "ship" and it will be sited off the north coast of Australia.
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Internet is 'changing our memory'

Internet is 'changing our memory' | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A study shows that memory is poorer when participants expect that information they learn will be stored on a computer for later use.
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Indie horror film premieres on Facebook's FlickLaunch

Horror thriller "The Perfect House" will be the inaugural film to premiere on FlickLaunch, the first independent-movie distribution platform built on Facebook.
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Snails Survive Being Eaten and Excreted by Birds

Read 'Snails Survive Being Eaten and Excreted by Birds' on Yahoo! News.
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Making blood-sucking deadly for mosquitoes

Mosquitoes die soon after blood meal certain protein components are experimentally disrupted, team biochemists at University Arizona has discovered.
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Machines to compare notes online?

The best way for autonomous machines, networks robots to improve future will be for them to publish their own upgrade suggestions Internet.
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Amazon Is Letting Students Rent Textbooks On Their Kindles

Amazon Is Letting Students Rent Textbooks On Their Kindles | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Buying textbooks in college are annoying! They're expensive, heavy, and instantly useless after finals. Amazon is trying to change the game with Kindle Textbook Rentals, it's a service that lets students rent Kindle textbooks to save tons of money.
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Recover a Stolen Laptop with Free LockItTight

Recover a Stolen Laptop with Free LockItTight | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Laptops get stolen every day. If you want to increase the chances of recovering yours without paying a monthly service charge, this service can help.
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Twitter to track dengue fever outbreaks in Brazil

Twitter to track dengue fever outbreaks in Brazil | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Tracing disease outbreaks down to individual cities via social networking could help track dengue's spread...
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Genetic Research Confirms Non-Africans Are Part Neanderthal

Genetic Research Confirms Non-Africans Are Part Neanderthal | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Some of the human X chromosome originates from Neanderthals and is found exclusively in people outside Africa.
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12 Top Tech Rumors We Hope Will (and Won't) Come True

12 Top Tech Rumors We Hope Will (and Won't) Come True | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
When tech rumors fly, we either say "Want!" or "Don't bother." See whether you agree with our take on the probability of each of these 12 rumors involving the Microsoft Kinect, Google Chrome OS, Windows 8, iPhone 5, and other products.
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Revolutionary Robotic Refueling Experiment Opens New Research Avenues at Space Station

Revolutionary Robotic Refueling Experiment Opens New Research Avenues at Space Station | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
NASA’s new Robotic Refueling Experiment (RRM) is a revolutionary technology demonstration device – brought aloft by the final shuttle mission – that will test out and prove whether existing Earth orbiting spacecraft that were never intended to be ...
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The science of fanboyism

The science of fanboyism | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
We've all encountered them. They lurk in Internet message boards, comment threads, and chatrooms. Addressing anyone and everyone, they type up lengthy tirades with Cheeto-stained fingers, extolling the virtues of their product or brand of choice. They angrily accuse even the most impartial reviewers of taking handouts from reviled competitors of a beloved company, and they casually and systematically dismiss any evidence that might conflict with their worldview.

They're known in our parlance as fanboys.
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First Demonstration of Time Cloaking

First Demonstration of Time Cloaking | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Physicists have created a "hole in time" using the temporal equivalent of an invisibility cloak.
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