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It's easy to argue over what the Metaverse actually means. But most people who use the term mean it as a signal for a better digital future. Metaverse. Princeton team disables long-targeted gene behind spread of major cancers. The mysterious ways cancer spreads through the body, a process known as metastasis, is what can make it such a difficult enemy to keep at bay.
Researchers at Princeton University working in this area have been tugging at a particular thread for more than 15 years, focusing on a single gene central to the ability of most major cancers to metastasize. They've now discovered what they describe as a "silver bullet" in the form of a compound that can disable this gene in mice and human tissue, with clinical trials possibly not too far away. Metastatic cancer is a key focus for researchers and with good reason, as it is actually the primary cause of death from the disease. While surgery or chemotherapy might be effective at eliminating an initial tumor, cells that have broken away can discreetly make their way around the body and give rise to new tumors, months or even years later. We Might Not Know Half of What’s in Our Cells, New AI Technique Reveals. Summary: New artificial intelligence technology reveals previously unknown cell components.
The findings may shed new light on human development and diseases. Source: UCSD Most human diseases can be traced to malfunctioning parts of a cell — a tumor is able to grow because a gene wasn’t accurately translated into a particular protein or a metabolic disease arises because mitochondria aren’t firing properly, for example. But to understand what parts of a cell can go wrong in a disease, scientists first need to have a complete list of parts. By combining microscopy, biochemistry techniques and artificial intelligence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and collaborators have taken what they think may turn out to be a significant leap forward in the understanding of human cells. The technique, known as Multi-Scale Integrated Cell (MuSIC), is described November 24, 2021 in Nature. How to practice gratitude regularly. As a physician, I have helped to care for many patients and families whose lives have been turned upside down by serious illnesses and injuries.
In the throes of such catastrophes, it can be difficult to find cause for anything but lament. Yet Thanksgiving presents us with an opportunity to develop one of the healthiest, most life-affirming and convivial of all habits—that of counting and rejoicing in our blessings. Gratitude’s benefits Research shows that grateful people tend to be healthy and happy. They exhibit lower levels of stress and depression, cope better with adversity and sleep better. We asked seven venture capitalists if the metaverse is the next big thing or just a lot of hype - GeekWire. What is the metaverse?
How far off is it? And will this represent a tectonic technological platform shift — along the lines of the internet and mobile revolutions — or is it simply a lot of hot air? We’ve certainly heard a lot of chatter about the metaverse recently. In fact, Axios reported last week that the term had been used 128 times in investor presentations this year, up from seven in the prior year. Of course, no one likes to talk about this immersive and interactive virtual world more than Facebook CEO — sorry, we meant Meta CEO — Mark Zuckerberg. NFT Authentication Start-up ORIGYN Raised $20m Using This Pitch Deck.
The NFT authentication non-profit ORIGYN just raised $20 million from investors including the prominent activist Bill Ackman.
The latest fundraising round valued the start-up, which was founded only a year ago, at $300 million. Check out the 13 pitch deck slides ORIGYN used to land the investment. The NFT authentication start-up ORIGYN Foundation just raised $20 million in its first funding round, pulling in investments from activist investor Bill Ackman, blockchain specialists Polychain Capital, and socialite and businesswoman Paris Hilton. The Swiss firm, which was valued at $300 million in the private funding round, uses AI technology to verify non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. An NFT is a unique, blockchain-based digital asset that represents ownership of a real-world item - such as artwork, music, or luxury goods.
10+ Uncommon Psychological Tricks That Work 100% of the Time by Top Expert. Nowadays, there are so many books on psychology that we wouldn’t be able to read all of them, even if we wanted to.
And an entire lifetime wouldn’t be enough to put all these pieces of advice into practice. And for all we know, half of them could turn out to be a waste of time. Here are ten plus uncommon psychological tricks to read people's mind and attract other person impressively. . . . . Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, Says This 1 Trait Is More Important than Talent or Experience. Microsoft is a big company with lots of divisions, and people, and products.
It makes everything from the operating system that powers most of the world's desktop computers, to cloud computing services, to laptops. It even makes a foldable phone. Just last month it overtook Apple as the most valuable company on earth. That means that the company's CEO, Satya Nadella, has a big job. You're Not Stuck, You're Just Sticking Your Head in the Sand. TechCrunch is part of the Yahoo family of brands. TechCrunch is part of the Yahoo family of brands.
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New maps show parts of Vancouver and Montreal underwater as climate change worsens. Low-lying areas of major cities like Vancouver and Montreal could become inundated with floods in the next 80 years under various climate change scenarios, suggests a floodplains map developed by a Western University researcher. The maps, created by engineering professor Slobodan Simonovic, are a visual distillation of almost 150,000 reference documents – including current and historical rainfall and snow-melt runoff data, topographic analyses, urbanization factors that impede effective drainage and a range of climate projections. Simonovic superimposed the data on web-based maps to show potential future flood inundation — how much of an area is covered by water — as well as how often and how significant floods could be. Cardano (ADA) is on track with its "digital transformation" of Ethiopia.
This month, the IOHK team, headed by Charles Hoskinson, has been in Africa meeting entrepreneurs and politicians in a bid to further the Cardano cause. In doing so, Hoskinson and the team “dropped by” Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education for a follow-up on the student credential system first mentioned in August. “Dropped by the MOE today to discuss the digital transformation of Ethiopia’s educational credentials. Five million students on schedule.” How Venture Capitalists Think Crypto Will Reshape Commerce. Crypto finance can sound like science fiction. But this is our reality. Right now, all over the internet, on decentralized finance programs like Uniswap, people are trading, borrowing and lending digital assets on platforms where computer code runs the show. There is now about $235 billion invested in DeFi, by one industry account. On the DeFi protocol Compound, a recent programming snafu revealed vulnerabilities in systems deliberately designed to eliminate the middlemen regulators traditionally rely on to oversee financial transactions and guarantee consumer protection.
Zuckerberg's Foundation Kills 'Meta' Science Company on Day of Facebook Rebrand. Thursday marked a new chapter in Facebook's ongoing attempt to deal with the fallout from recent revelations about its inadequate content moderation role in sparking a mental health crises, decisions to prioritize engagement over safety, facilitation of genocide, and more: it changed its name to Meta Platforms, Inc—”Meta” for short. The name change comes after a horde of internal Facebook documents leaked by former product manager Frances Haugen spawned waves of negative coverage and a Congressional hearing. During the presentation where CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the name change, he referenced the controversy surrounding Haugen’s whistleblowing several times. As it turns out, changing Facebook’s brand to Meta required sunsetting an identically-named academic software company that was acquired by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropic organization that Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan founded in 2015.
The Ones Who “Make It” Will Possess These 7 Super Skills. How to Survive and Prosper in Tough Times. Shift to EVs threatens jobs across Japan as small firms struggle to adapt. Fuji Oozx Inc. is one of hundreds of automotive-parts suppliers in Japan whose very existence is being threatened by the world’s shift toward electric vehicles. For almost 70 years, the company has been making intake valves — an essential component of any gasoline car that controls the flow of gas in and out of an engine’s cylinder.
Typically made of copper, they’re light and highly heat resistant and use a decades-old technology that’s not needed in any electric car. “We have to start looking for a new business,” President Satoshi Tsujimoto, 63, said from his office adjacent to Fuji Oozx’s factory in Shizuoka Prefecture, an elongated region that traces the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Fuji Oozx supplies automakers including Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. Valves for boat engines are one option but the Tokyo-listed company’s board is also looking further afield, like branching into medical devices. Management consulting firm Arthur D.
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