Portable Device Detects Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Biomarkers on The Spot

David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Because of the logistics and invasive procedures involved, many people put off getting tested for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Thanks to a new portable device, however, such testing could soon be performed non-invasively at just about any location. Ordinarily, testing for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and […]

Uber Jumps On The Advertising Bandwagon, Leaving Consumers Behind

UBER’S APP – NurPhoto via Getty Images Following in the footsteps of Netflix NFLX +8%, Disney, Amazon AMZN +3.5% and Instacart, Uber UBER +0.5% announced this week its intent to establish a corporate advertising division and the launch of Uber Journey Ads, which will allow brands to connect with consumers throughout the entire rideshare experience. […]

Can Protein Powders Help Sarcopenia and Ageing Muscles?

Protein is a particularly important macronutrient for older adults. Studies show that, on average, people start to gradually lose muscle mass in their 30s and 40s, and that after the age of 60 this decline accelerates.When it gets severe enough, this loss of muscle mass with age, known as sarcopenia, can lead to serious health […]

Which Came First, The Electric Pickup or The Charging Station?

How rural communities will fare in the battle for electric vehicles funds comes down to a sort of chicken and egg scenario, officials said. Without acceptance of electric vehicles (EVs) in rural areas, federal funding for charging stations will go elsewhere. But without the charging stations, fewer rural residents will buy electric vehicles. David Adkins, […]

Reducing Risk When Migrating Mission-Critical Applications To The Cloud

Over the last decade, significant strides have been made in cloud computing, and today’s enterprises have substantial data and application footprints in the cloud. Many organizations are moving toward implementing cloud-based operations for their most crucial business applications. A cloud-first mindset is usually a given for new companies and continues to gain traction for established […]