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By now you've probably seen a reference to "Big Data," especially if you're interested in technology, marketing trends or the mechanics of political campaigns. It's such a hot topic, it's even found its way into newspaper editorials. As the volume of...
Where should you work if you’re 18 to 30 years old? Try small companies, preferably technology ones, especially in Seattle. So says a new report from compensation data company PayScale and research group Millennial Branding. Gen Y – also...
While building an oscillator to record heart sounds, Wilson Greatbatch made a fortuitous mistake in the late 1950s. After he grabbed the wrong resistor from a box and plugged it in, the unit gave off a startlingly familiar, uneven electrical pulse. "I...
The American Diabetes Assn.’s Los Angeles Expo provides the most comprehensive array of diabetes- related products, services and information available under one roof. Stop Diabetes® and learn how to live healthy, be active and help change the...
Under the skin, a battery is surgically implanted -- generally within the upper chest. From the battery, wires snake up to the head, to tickle different targets deep inside the brain. Such is the hardware for deep brain stimulation -- the equivalent of a...
Booster ShotsA newly developed computer program merges the operations of continuously implanted glucose sensors and insulin pumps in diabetics, bringing researchers closer to an artificial pancreas that could provide much better control of insulin levels, minimizing...
Booster ShotsAn experimental device that uses a catheter-based probe to freeze a tiny area of the heart that causes erratic electrical impulses is much better than drugs at curing atrial fibrillation, researchers reported Monday at the Atlanta meeting of the American....
Booster ShotsElectrodes implanted deep in the brain where they provide a minute electrical charge can sharply reduce the incidence of seizures in epileptics who cannot bring their seizures under control with drugs, Stanford researchers reported Wednesday. The...
Earnings: Autozone Inc., Best Buy Co., Burberry Group Plc, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., Home Depot Inc., Intuit Inc., Medtronic Inc., Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc., Saks Inc., TJX Cos. Annual meetings: Allstate Corp., Mondelez International Inc., Old...
The Modesto BeeEmergency responders are teaching an easier lifesaving technique to residents so that cardiac arrest victims have a better chance of survival. They hope to train up to 1,000 people in 30-minute classes held across Modesto on Wednesday, giving them the...
St. Paul Pioneer PressIs Steve Prefontaine rolling over in his grave? The legendary American distance runner once famously said, "I run to see who has the most guts." But runners in the Twin Cities and the rest of the country now are flocking to a host of new events...
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