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Submission + - Suicide of aging cells prolongs life span in mice (sciencemag.org)

Eloking writes: They are lurking in your heart, your liver, your kidneys, and maybe even your brain: run-down cells that could be making you age. A new study of mice shows that spurring these so-called senescent cells to self-destruct extends the animals’ lives and delays some aspects of aging.

“It’s a landmark paper,” says cell and molecular biologist Francis Rodier of the University of Montreal in Canada, who wasn’t connected to the study. “It’s providing biological evidence that senescence is involved in the aging process.”

Submission + - SPAM: Siemens Bets Big on Metal 3D Printing with EUR21.4 Million Facility

a3dprintingsupremacy writes: As a member of the 3MF Bloc, an investor in 3D stamping startups, and a regular customer of the technology, Siemens is often a firm advocate of 3D printing. Today, the company declared that it was making further techniques into the industry with a capability devoted entirely to sheet metal 3D printing. The EUR21. 4 million facility, found in Siemen\'s industrial plant throughout Finspång, Sweden, is equally the first of its kind intended for Siemens and for Sweden.
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Submission + - Senators blast Comcast, other cable firms for "unfair billing practices" (arstechnica.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Six Democratic US senators today criticized Comcast and other TV and broadband providers for charging erroneous fees, such as cable modem rental fees billed to customers who bought their own modems. The senators have written a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler asking the commission to "stop unfair billing practices.".....Last year, more than 30 percent of complaints to the FCC about Internet service and 38 percent of complaints about TV service were about billing...

Submission + - Torrents Time Lets Anyone Launch Their Own Web Version Of Popcorn Time

An anonymous reader writes: Popcorn Time, an app for streaming video torrents, just got its own web version: Popcorn Time Online. Unlike other attempts to bring Popcorn Time into the browser, this one is powered by a tool called Torrents Time, which delivers the movies and TV shows via an embedded torrent client. Oh, and the developers have released the code so that anyone can create their own version. If Popcorn Time is Hollywood’s worst nightmare, Torrents Time is trying to make sure Hollywood can’t wake up.

Comment Cost... (Score 1) 276

In 1981 the DeLorean costed $29,825 based on CNN inflation app that would be $76,681. They're selling them at $100,000. I guess they'really making up for that storage costs n just taking advantage of enthusiasts. Or maybe that new engine gonna cost the extra.

I just wonder if the new engines will make the car actually able to reach 85mph.

Comment Re:absolutely the dumbest idea ever (Score 1) 291

Or could that be the point? What a better media story as why they need to crack down harder on the internet...Just cause the services being sold are bad doesnt mean that the person selling them is a bad guy or even real. It could just be a huge charade to tarnish bitcoins and its users.

Comment Remove it (Score 3, Interesting) 462

I live in part of the US who up until a few years ago didn't have DST. I will say I hate it. During the summer when the days are the longest you will still have daylight at 11:00pm(23:00). Then in the winder it gets dark at 4pm So i go to work in the dark come home in the dark. Where as before I come home it still be light in winter and in summer the sun would be down before 10.

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