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Study shows health improving globally, but chronic diseases remain a major threat

Updated : Oct 06, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Life

Study shows health improving globally, but chronic diseases remain a major threat

Despite an improvement in healthcare and life expectancy, long-term illnesses like cancer, diabetes are rising, says a new research, causing seven out of 10 deaths, globally #obesity #NewsTracker #death #Health #HIV/AIDS #Cancer #malaria #Diabetes #Sanitation #Childbirth #University of Washington #the Lancet #diarrhoea #Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation #2015 #cardiovascular #global burden of diseases #chronic diseases #1990 #communicable
Nobel Physics Prize winners: All you need to know about mugs, donuts and quantum computing

Updated : Oct 05, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Nobel Physics Prize winners: All you need to know about mugs, donuts and quantum computing

The Nobel Physics prize was the second of the awards to be given away, on Tuesday, to a Birtish trio — scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for revealing the secrets of exotic matter. #US #Britain #Sweden #Physics #Stockholm #University of Washington #Brown University #Princeton University #Rhode island #David Thouless #Duncan Haldane #Michael Kosterlitz
Twitter, Facebook redefining the way people grieve, say University of Washington researchers

Updated : Aug 20, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Twitter, Facebook redefining the way people grieve, say University of Washington researchers

Social media is redefining how people grieve, with Twitter in particular widening the conversation around death and mourning which were earlier considered to be private matters, a new study has found. #social media #facebook #US #Twitter #NewsTracker #University of Washington
Battery-free Internet of Things devices may soon become reality

Updated : Aug 12, 2014

By : FP Staff

Category : Biztech

Battery-free Internet of Things devices may soon become reality

The technology, called 'Wi-Fi backscatter', uses radio frequency signals as a power source and reuses existing Wi-Fi infrastructure to provide Internet connectivity to battery-free devices. #Wi-Fi #University of Washington #Internet Of Things #Wi-Fi backscatter