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Amazon Continues Fight Against Fake Review Services

This past Friday, Amazon filed lawsuits against five websites for allegedly selling false book and product reviews and ratings on Amazon’s platform – the newest step in its year long campaign to crack down on these services. Amazon has filed three separate lawsuits since April 2016 that targeted over 1,000 alleged false employees. A number… Keep Reading

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Secret Location Pioneers Virtual Reality Content Distribution

VUSR Enables Publishers to Future Proof VR Content; First Application is NYT VR App for Daydream Toronto, Canada — Continuing its commitment to advancing virtual reality (VR) content production and distribution, Secret Location, a pioneering VR and technology studio, today unveiled VUSR, a content management platform that enables creators to easily publish, distribute and monetize… Keep Reading

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$8 Million Grant Announced for Mesothelioma Light-Based Therapy

The National Cancer InstituteĀ is awarding scientists at the University of Pennsylvania $8 million dollars towards a clinical trial on light-based therapy for mesothelioma surgical patients. University of Pennsylvania researchers report that they will use this grant to enroll 102 pleural mesothelioma study participants over the next four years. Those patients will be given a photosensitizing… Keep Reading

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Scan Can Differentiate Alzheimer’s from Other Dementia

Canadian neurologists in Quebec recently completed a research project to better diagnose types of dementia other than Alzheimer’s disease by utilizing brain scans. This method allows for faster diagnosis of patients fitting that criteria and who make up about 20% of all dementia cases. Currently it can take up to five years before a correct… Keep Reading

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Google to Make Its Own Driverless Car

Google has started building its own driverless cars that simply feature a start button – no steering wheel and no pedals. Chris Urmson, the project manager at Google, said that the car does not need those items because the car’s software and sensors do all the work of driving. The small two-seat electric car, with… Keep Reading

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Canadian Researchers Join Mission to Capture Antimatter

Several scientists that include experts from Canada are claiming that they have done the impossible: capture antimatter. In basic terms, antimatter is electronically the exact opposite of matter. And while it does not exist in nature now, it was thought to be in abundance when the universe was created. University of Calgary assistant physics professor… Keep Reading

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