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Scientists identify New Genetic Variants linked to Migraine

Scientists identify New Genetic Variants linked to Migraine Headaches

Several new genetic variants have been identified that are linked to migraine headaches, announced a scientist team. It also said that the finding is huge and may also help in developing new treatments.

A majority of variants are close to genes in circulatory system regulation. According to the researchers, it suggests that abnormal blood vessel function in a brain is crucial in conditions like migraines.

Google plans to launch its own smartphone

Google plans to launch its own handset

For years, Google has relied on Nexus devices, whose parts are being built by outside handset manufacturers. But now, Google will build its own smartphone and would not depend on any other smartphone maker to deliver the goods.

As per reports, Google would launch a smartphone that would directly have competition with iPhone. Already, Google has its own Android operating system that runs on four in five smartphones, including LG and Huawei. It even endorses many smartphones under the label of the Google Nexus brand.

Microsoft announces to close down Surface 3 production by December

Microsoft announces to close down Surface 3 production by December

Microsoft recently announced to close down production of Microsoft's affordable Windows tablet, the Surface 3, by December. The company confirmed that the limited inventory of the Surface 3 is left. There were reports that inventory of the Surface 3 and Band 2 is limited in stores in the United States. It has been more than a year since the device was first revealed.

Eli Lilly’s tau drug marks shift in Alzheimer’s research

Eli Lilly’s tau drug marks shift in Alzheimer’s research

Eli Lilly has spent nearly thirty years working on drugs for Alzheimer’s disease, but didn’t come up with much until recently. In 2016, the company started human tests with the help of an entirely fresh approach. The company’s most recent drug aims at an aberrant protein known as tau that spreads across the brain as Alzheimer’s progresses, storing in telltale tangles that choke brain cells.

Allina Health Hospital Nurses End Weeklong Strike

Allina Health Hospital Nurses End Weeklong Strike

Return of Allina Health hospital nurses to work must be a relieving announcement for many patients and their family members. Nurses who were on a weeklong strike returned to work on Sunday morning.

Allina President and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler does the work of replacing union members with replacement nurses. About the replaced staff members, Wheeler said that all of them were passionate and focused on their work.

Is migration strategy a good choice for Wisconsin beekeepers?

Is migration strategy a good choice for Wisconsin beekeepers?

The bees of Nathan Clarke remain scattered across the Madison area, which is superb in spring and summer, but not that good in winter. Doug Hauke's bees are presently in Central Wisconsin just like snowbirds, but spend winter in California, Texas and other climes with higher temperatures.

Transportation of buzzing hives-packed semi trailers to points south not only saves bees quite weakened due to disease and pestilence from bad weather, but the pollination service also makes way for an independent revenue stream that can equal or outpace what a beekeeper gets from honey.

Boston Dynamics posts video of one of the quietest robots ever being built

Boston Dynamics posts video of one of the quietest robots ever being built

Lately, Boston Dynamics has released a new video of its robot called Mini Spot. In the video, the robot is seen running around outside, planning around objects in a home and climbing up stairs. The best part of the video is how delicately the robot picks up a wine glass and puts into the dishwasher.

The wine-glass act has been highlight as it could be judged as to how much skilled is the robot in handling delicate things. For robots to safely operate around humans they need to be able to sense their environment and capable of knowing how mighty they are.

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