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New Drug In Clinical Trials Turns ‘Bad’ White Fat Into ‘Good’ Brown Fat – Could Aide In Diabetes Treatment As Well

Researchers have developed a drug that can convert white fat, that is considered bad for the human body, into brown fat, which is beneficial. The experimental weight-loss drug that will eventually help people burn fat has been trialed in mice, and the results are highly promising. The new drug, technically referred to as GC-1, has successfully boosted mice’s metabolism, and ...

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Viagra: Take It For Your Heart As Well As For, You Know, Other Stuff Says New Study

If men needed another reason to take Viagra, here it is. A new study says that the popular drug used to treat male erectile dysfunction has another, extremely important benefit — as a treatment for heart disease. That’s right. If the new research is accurate, not only does the active ingredient in Viagra help men avoid frustrating problems in the ...

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We’ll be talking CES 2014 with Gary Shapiro tomorrow, catch our Google Hangout here!

With a new year comes a giant trade show just around the corner; CES 2014 is less than a week away! In anticipation of the excitement to come, our very own Marc Perton will be hopping on a Google Hangout with the CEA’s Gary Shapiro to talk about tech … Engadget RSS Feed

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Flying Cars: We’ll Have Them in 3 Years, but It Won’t Be Like ‘The Jetsons’

Filed under: Technology, Travel, Automotive Industry, Manufacturing, Travel Industry TerrafugiaTerrafugia’s first flying car model, the Transition. By Alex Davies The term “flying car” brings to mind images from “The Jetsons” and “Blade Runner,” where the skies are crowded with vehicles and the average driver spends more time aloft than on the ground. That reality remains in the distant future, but ...

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Alt-week 11.30.13: one well preserved baby dinosaur, and the forbidden gadgets

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days. Technology and science doesn’t care how old you are. Whether you’re a pre-historic beast, or a juvenile rebel — technology applies to you. It’s also what will, hopefully, finally make those lunar-vacation dreams a reality. This is alt-week. Filed under: Science, Alt Comments ...

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Bobcats coach Steve Clifford checks into hospital after ‘not feeling well’

The Charlotte Bobcats announced Friday morning that coach Steve Clifford checked into the hospital Thursday night after “not feeling well.” Clifford was held overnight as a precaution and is undergoing more tests. His status for Friday night’s game against the New York Knicks is still yet to be determined. If Clifford is unable to coach, Patrick Ewing would likely get ...

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