Honda confirms its swappable battery electric scooter heading for production

  • November 10, 2023
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We just got our closest look yet at Honda’s latest electric scooter, the Honda SC e:, at the 2023 EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show. There, the company showed off the new design and confirmed it will be heading for mass production. Don’t get too excited about riding one around soon though. According to a recent statement, […]

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Synthetic enzymes could help treat or prevent disease

  • November 10, 2023
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A bioengineer at the University of Texas at Dallas has developed synthetic enzymes that can control the behaviour of the signalling protein Vg1, which plays a key role in the development of muscle, bone and blood in vertebrate embryos. The team of researchers is using a new approach, called the Synthetic Processing (SynPro) system, in […]

Cruise robotaxis in crisis: Layoffs, recall, and algorithm found to have blind spot for kids

  • November 10, 2023
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The news has been epically bad for Cruise robotaxis these past few weeks. GM’s driverless car subsidiary has announced a round of layoffs this week, with the CEO Kyle Vogt reportedly telling employees in an all-hands meeting. Plus, investigations have dredged up some incriminating news that the software’s algorithm had trouble detecting children. This week, […]

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Gonorrhea Is Becoming Drug Resistant. Scientists Just Found a Solution.

  • November 10, 2023
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Why It Matters: Gonorrhea is a major global problem. With more than 82 million new infections recorded worldwide in 2020, gonorrhea is among the most common sexually transmitted diseases. The pathogen, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, spreads through sexual contact to the genitals, rectum and throat. About half of infected people show no symptoms, but in others gonorrhea […]

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Devon Partnership NHS Trust goes live with EPR – htn

  • November 10, 2023
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The Devon Partnership NHS Trust has gone live with TPP’s SystmOne Mental Health electronic patient record system. The mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services provider joins local organisations Torbay & South Devon NHS Trust, NHS Devon ICB and Livewell Southwest, who use the system, with Children and Family Health Devon expected to launch the EPR in 2024. […]

Rad Power Bikes is shutting down its New York store in latest belt-tightening

  • November 10, 2023
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Rad Power Bikes, a leading US-based electric bicycle retailer, has just announced that it is closing its New York City retail store. The company didn’t give an exact date for the closure but confirmed yesterday that the Brooklyn-based Rad store would be sunsetted. The retail location has operated for over a year and was part […]

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Journal explores efficacy of iCBT in reducing depressive symptoms for patients with MS – htn

  • November 10, 2023
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A recent study published in The Lancet explores an internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy programme aiming to reduce depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis, with the research team concluding that this “remote access, scalable intervention increases the therapeutic options in this patient group and could help to overcome treatment barriers”. The authors carried out a […]

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Sustainable healthcare recycling and waste management framework highlights how tech can support net zero – htn

  • November 10, 2023
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NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) has launched a new framework on sustainable healthcare recycling and waste management, highlighting the role of tech in helping the NHS to meet net zero. The Sustainable Healthcare Recycling & Waste Management framework, created in collaboration with trusts including Barts Health, Greater Manchester Mental Health, Pennine Care and Bolton, provides […]