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Neil Mehta
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Physician, Asst Dean EdTechnology
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Keyboard to convert a Surface Pro 4 into a Laptop - Brydge 12.3
The Surface Pro (3/4) is one of the most popular devices.  It has a large number of things going for it: One device to replace laptop and tablet Light and portable Superb stylus, handwriting recognition, touchscreen High resolution, brilliant screen Terrifi...

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Arctic stronghold of world's seeds flooded after permafrost melts - something's by that was meant to survive for eternity was nearly destroyed within 10 years by global warming. 

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3-D printed ovary allows infertile mouse to mate and give birth

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How SoMe companies use our data. #Facebook helped advertisers target teens in AUS-NZ who feel “worthless”. 

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#Malaria: vaccine pilots to begin 2018 in Africa. Logistical challenge as series requires 4 shots. 

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Reovirus infection in those genetically predisposed triggers inflammatory responses to dietary antigens and development of celiac disease

Science

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As expected airlines circumvent the laptop ban by loaning devices to their passengers (only to business and first class for now). Expect that economy passengers will be charged a fee for this service.

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Is consciousness just an illusion? Is there a difference between a bacterium moving towards a chemical and human thought?

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#VitaminD supplementation reduces risk of respiratory illnesses particularly if level <25. (NNT = 4)

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Big news for #PCSK9 inhibitors - adding evolocumab to statin dropped LDL (bad) cholesterol level to 30 (from a baseline of 90) and reduced cardiovascular risk additional 20%. Need to treat 75 people for 2 years to prevent 1 event.
Trial was 48 weeks - too early to show mortality benefit.
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