Stories By: Charles I. Omedo


Charles I. Omedo

Charles is covering the latest discoveries in science and health as well as new developments in technology. He is the Chief Editor or Intel-News.

Hair Loss: Two Drugs Approved For Blood Disease and Arthritis Spur Massive Hair Growth in Mice

Hair Loss: Two Drugs Approved For Blood Disease and Arthritis Spur Massive Hair Growth in Mice

Drugs ruxolitinib and tofacitinib have interesting side effects for hair loss research....

Mar 2 2016, 12:42am CST

WhatsApp

WhatsApp Celebrates 7 Year Anniversary, Reveals Plans for Next 7 Years

Cross-platform mobile messaging app WhatsApp Messenger earlier this week celebrated 7 years anniversary – and is using the oppo...

Feb 29 2016, 10:18pm CST

Paint-On Coating for Energy-Efficient Windows

Scientists Make Paint-On Coating for Energy-Efficient Windows

A team of scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is working on a ne...

Feb 29 2016, 2:37pm CST

MIDI-STEM

Berkeley Scientists Pioneered Midi-STEM to View Lightweight Atoms

Researchers from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a new imaging t...

Feb 29 2016, 2:33pm CST

Water-splitting half-reaction

Scientists Achieve First Part of Water Splitting, Working to Achieve Second Part

Considering the fact that water is made up of oxygen and hydrogen (H2O), scientists have been working for a long time to split...

Feb 29 2016, 2:28pm CST

NASA scientists drilling at Atacama desert

NASA Tests Life-Detection Technology and Strategies for Mars at Atacama Desert

The Atacama desert in Chile is reputed for being the driest place on Earth, and a place NASA finds very suitable for carrying o...

Feb 29 2016, 2:23pm CST

Virtual Reality Game May Help Heroin Addicts Overcome Habit – Researchers

Virtual Reality Game May Help Heroin Addicts Overcome Habit – Researchers

Researchers from the University of Houston are testing a virtual reality game called “heroin cave” where addicts put on VR head...

Feb 29 2016, 11:13am CST

China space program

State News Agency Reveals China Is About To Launch Second Space Laboratory This Year

Since it has become apparent that China intends to have a permanent manned space station by 2022, the state news agency Xinhua...

Feb 29 2016, 11:00am CST

Anti-aging treatment

Scientists Are a Step Closer To Developing Anti-Aging Treatments with Cosmetic Products

A new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology by researchers from Newcastle University and titled “Age-Depe...

Feb 29 2016, 10:56am CST

Hearing aid

Full Results of Inner Ear Diseases Studies Presented At Otolaryngology Meeting

A Montpellier, southern France company, Sensorion, which specializes in the treatment of pathologies of the inner ear such as h...

Feb 29 2016, 8:22am CST

Tactile map

3-D Printing Technology Used To Create Braille Maps for Blind and Visually-Impaired

The Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick has gotten 3-D Braille maps which visually-impaired and blind people at the ce...

Feb 29 2016, 8:13am CST

Hearing loss treatment

People with Hearing Loss Have Better Memory and Speech Functions with Hearing Aids

A new study has found that hearing loss makes people to suffer emotion problems associated with their difficulty in understandi...

Feb 29 2016, 8:08am CST

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

Raspberry PI 3 Goes on Sale Worldwide For $35

The Raspberry Pi Model B with 256MB went on sale on February 29, 2012 – exactly 4 years ago, and between then and now, the comp...

Feb 29 2016, 8:03am CST

Aging process

Aging is Determined by Genetics, Researchers Reveal

A new study titled “Circulating Concentrations of Growth Differentiation Factor 11 are heritable and correlate with life span,”...

Feb 26 2016, 6:37pm CST

Erectile dysfunction

5 Underlying Physical or Psychological Causes of Erectile Dysfunctions

Whether we admit it or not, men naturally think their manliness and masculinity is defined by their sexual prowess and ability...

Feb 26 2016, 5:56pm CST

Computer

Computers Can Now Tell If You’re Bored, or Losing Interest in Programs

A team of Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) researchers led by Dr. Harry Witchel has revealed that computers can now te...

Feb 26 2016, 5:24pm CST

Rock-Paper-Scissors Game

Rock-Paper-Scissors Game Shows People Become More Foolish After Suffering Losses

Though many consider rock-paper-scissors game a children’s thing, researchers from the University of Sussex has revealed it is...

Feb 26 2016, 3:36pm CST

Hair bundle

Protein Shifts in Hair Cells of Inner Ear Could Repair Damaged Hearing

Scientists from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have reiterated that people hear sounds when hair bundles lo...

Feb 26 2016, 3:32pm CST

Speech and hearing science professor Fatima Husain

People with Mild or Severe Tinnitus Process Emotions in Different Parts of the Brain

Published in the journal PLOS ONE, a new study titled "Increased frontal response may underlie decreased tinnitus severity" sho...

Feb 26 2016, 3:26pm CST

Blueberries

Blueberries, Citrus Fruits, and Red Wine Associated With Erectile Power

A study titled “Dietary flavonoid intake and incidence of erectile dysfunction" is published in The American Journal of Clinica...

Feb 26 2016, 3:20pm CST

Inner ear damage

Brain’s Plasticity Can Compensate for Inner Ear Damage to Bring Back Sound Detection Abilities

Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School say it is possible for the brain of the human adult to compen...

Feb 26 2016, 9:27am CST

Cochlea implant

People with Hearing Loss Can Now Enjoy Music with Cochlea Implants

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have published a paper titled “Music Engineering as a Novel Strategy for En...

Feb 26 2016, 9:21am CST

Earthworm

Neuron By Neuron, Researchers Track How Worms Carry Out Sex with Mates

A study titled “Contrasting responses within a single neuron class enable sex-specific attraction in Caenorhabditis elegans” an...

Feb 26 2016, 9:15am CST

Heart

Top Sports Cardiologist Analyze the Effects of Intense Exercises on the Heart

Almost everyone knows that exercise is good for the health, but medical experts often caution against high-level intense exerci...

Feb 25 2016, 9:41am CST

Running

Sports Experts Analyze Causes of Injuries in Constant Runners and Sportsmen

Researchers have always wanted to know why injuries occur in humans if they are adapted to running long distances, a phenomenon...

Feb 25 2016, 9:34am CST

Sugar

Researchers Identify Connection between Mindfulness and Healthier Glucose Levels

Researchers from Brown University have published a study in the journal American Journal of Health Behavior connecting mindfuln...

Feb 25 2016, 9:28am CST

Wang Jianlin, richest man in China

China Overtakes the US as Country with Highest Number of Billionaires

Beijing in China is now the country with the largest number of billionaires, overtaking New York in the US which is now shifted...

Feb 25 2016, 9:20am CST

Nanocrystals

Can Crystals of Quantum Dot Solids Usher In a New Era In Electronics?

Nature of communication was revolutionized 60 years ago with the single-crystal silicon wafer, making physicists from Cornell U...

Feb 25 2016, 5:37am CST

Egg of Kissing bug

Bacteria in Gut of Disease-Bearing Insects Usable as Trojan horse to Tackle Zika Virus

Researchers from Swansea University have published a new study in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B detailing a ne...

Feb 25 2016, 5:29am CST

To Further Empower Mobile App Developers, Microsoft Moves to Acquire Xamarin

To Further Empower Mobile App Developers, Microsoft Moves to Acquire Xamarin

Microsoft is aware that mobile app developers are driving software innovations to make life easier for private individuals and...

Feb 25 2016, 5:23am CST

Desert beetle, cactus, and pitcher plant

Desert Beetle, Cactus, and Pitcher Plant Inspire Scientists to Extract Water from Thin Air

Scientists have for long wondered how the desert beetle, cactus plant, and pitcher plants survive in hot deserts with no ready...

Feb 25 2016, 5:17am CST

Threespine stickleback fish

Two Species of Stickleback Fish Disappear From Canada Lake After Scientists Introduced Crayfish

Scientists are surprised at what happened in Enos Lake on Vancouver Island of Canada after they introduced crayfish to the lake...

Feb 24 2016, 10:21pm CST

Mining space

Space Mining For Commercial Profits and the Implications for the Entire Human Race

Since man first launched Sputnik 1 to space in 1957, man has believed in his ability to conquer space and harvest its treasures...

Feb 24 2016, 1:48pm CST

New Passive Wi-Fi

Communication Engineers Develop Wi-Fi That Operates At 10,000 Lesser Power

You already know that Wi-Fi can remotely connect laptops to printers and even allow smartphones make calls or stream movies wit...

Feb 24 2016, 1:41pm CST

WFIRST

NASA Commends Ohio State University for Role in Developing WFIRST Space Project

Nearly a decade before it is launched in the mid-2020s, NASA and Ohio State University researchers have perfected the design of...

Feb 24 2016, 1:35pm CST

Spotify

Spotify Partners with Google Cloud Platform to Obtain Quality Platform Infrastructure

Spotify is largely associated with streaming music and amazing parties, but it is now going a little technical by letting users...

Feb 24 2016, 11:44am CST

Deciduous forests and climate change

Climate Change Is Threatening Dark Taiga Trees; Boreal, Coniferous Forests

Scientists have already made it clear that climate change is affecting everything on Earth, from man to insects to fishes and p...

Feb 24 2016, 11:40am CST

Antarctica ice sheet

New Climate Model Shows Antarctic Ice Sheet Is More Vulnerable To CO2 than Earlier Thought

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Pennsylvania State University, GNS Science in New Zealand, and th...

Feb 24 2016, 11:30am CST

Dromornis murrayi

Scientists Identify the Earliest Ancestor of the World’s Largest Prehistoric Birds

Researchers from Flinders University and the University of New South Wales have published a study in the Journal of Vertebrate...

Feb 24 2016, 7:49am CST

Huawei and Deutsche Telekom partner for 5G network

Huawei and Deutsche Telekom Jointly Demonstrate 5G E2E Network Slicing Technology

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 is currently running in Barcelona, Spain and will hold from February 22-25 – an occasion t...

Feb 24 2016, 7:41am CST