Day: July 14, 2019

Cutting about 300 calories a day might benefit your heart, study finds

Cutting just 300 calories from your daily diet could significantly benefit your cardiovascular health, even if you’re already at a healthy weight, according to a new study. Such caloric restriction can be achieved through techniques such as intermittent fasting, or by skipping that slice of cheesecake for dessert. During the

By 2025, all Lexus models will have an electrified option

This week, at a Lexus Milestones event held to celebrate 30 years of the Lexus brand, the Japanese luxury automaker gave a preview of its future. This included Lexus’ plans for upcoming autonomous driving technologies and expanding the number of electrified vehicles and powertrains throughout its entire lineup. Speaking to

A Genetic Test That Reveals Alzheimer’s Risk Can Be Cathartic Or Distressing

In a waiting room at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, a 74-year-old woman named Rubie is about to find out whether she has a gene that puts her at risk for Alzheimer’s. “I’m a little bit apprehensive about it, and I hope I don’t have it,” she says. “But

Ancelotti expects James negotiations with Real Madrid to take ‘a very long time’

Carlo Ancelotti expects negotiations with Real Madrid to bring James Rodriguez to Napoli will take “a very long time”. Ancelotti, who worked with James, 28, at both Madrid and Bayern Munich, is keen to sign the Colombia international. But Partenopei president Aurelio De Laurentiis has told Madrid they will have

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find ‘millions’ of black holes

Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany’s help. The vessel will take 100 days to reach its final destination of Lagrange Point 2, where

Amazon and Google are listening to your voice recordings

Ever since Alexa and Google Assistant first burst onto the scene and started populating people’s homes with smart speakers and other gadgets outfitted with always-listening microphones, people have wondered whether anyone other than their AI assistant of choice was listening in. Well, the answer is yes — both Amazon and

Egypt opens 2 of its oldest pyramids for first time since 1960s

Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were now allowed to visit the Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal