Developing a secure, un-hackable net

Public Release: 11-Jan-2018   University College London A method of securely communicating between multiple quantum devices has been developed by a UCL-led team of scientists, bringing forward the reality of a large-scale, un- hackable quantum network. To date, communicating via quantum networks has only been possible between two devices of known provenance that have been…

New discovery may explain winter weight gain

New discovery may explain winter weight gain Researchers while investigating new therapies for Type 1 diabetes discovered that blue light helps control or reduce fat gain . Potentially opening up new simple pathways to address metabolic disorders through the use of blue light. Citation: Subcutaneous white adipocytes express a light sensitive signaling pathway mediated via…

Hypatia stone contains unique minerals not from Earth nor part of any known types of meteorite or comet

Public Release: 9-Jan-2018 Extraterrestrial Hypatia stone rattles solar system status quo University of Johannesburg In 2013, researchers announced that a pebble found in south-west Egypt, was definitely not from Earth. By 2015, other research teams had announced that the ‘Hypatia’ stone was not part of any known types of meteorite or comet, based on noble…

Patients who receive prescription opioids are more satisfied with care than other patients

Public Release: 9-Jan-2018   Prescription opioid use and satisfaction with care among adults with musculoskeletal conditions American Academy of Family Physicians Patients with musculoskeletal conditions who receive prescription opioids are more satisfied with their care than comparable patients who do not receive opioids. In a study of nationally representative data, 13 percent (2,564) of more…