Happy birthday Dr. Carl Sagan!
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Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum) and Heidelberg University Hospital have identified the HDAC11 enzyme as a promising target for new cancer therapies. If this molecule is turned off, cancer cells stop growing and die. Normal cells, however, are not affected by blocking HDAC11. The researchers are now looking for compounds that block selectively HDAC11.
Wired editor Chris Anderson is leaving the magazine after eleven years as its editor-in-chief. As he explained, robotic company he founded, 3D Robotics, needs more energy and his time.
Anderson also wrote several influential books, including most recent one Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, which covers the rise of 3D printers, industrial outsourcing and the maker movement.
Read more here.
Wow, this is beautiful. So many memories emerge from melodies.
Kick Bong - Way of Life
Low income housing spreads into the hills on the outskirts of Kabul, photographed on October 4, 2012. According to the World Bank more than a third of the population of Afghanistan lives below the poverty line, and more than half are vulnerable and at serious risk of falling into poverty. Picture: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images
Source: The Atlantic
GoPro HERO3 test: bicycle ride from an amazing perspective.
Music by Bonobo - The Keeper (Banks remix)
Larry Ellison bought Lanai earlier this year. Now, we know he’ll turn his Hawaiian island into a big experiment.
He’s going to turn Lanai into a “model for sustainable enterprise” using all the latest eco-friendly technology for power and organic farming. This includes electric cars, turning seawater into fresh water and using solar power.
Read more here.
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