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  • World Health Organization now recommends that everyone diagnosed with HIV be offered antiretroviral drugs as soon as possible
  • Expands # of people eligible for antiretroviral treatment "from 28 million globally to all of the 37 million people who live with HIV"
  • Also states that antiretrovirals be provided to people at "substantial" risk of HIV infection as a preventative measure
  • Millennials "are the strongest adopters, with 35% of the cohort using wearables, according to the survey of more than 950 US adults"
  • Estimated that "72.1 million wearable devices will be shipped worldwide in 2015"
  • 155.7 million units expected to be shipped in 2019
  • First 17-inch laptop with a 4K display
  • Laptop slides into water-cooling dock, the GX700 hydro overclocking system
  • The decrease in temperature allows the laptop "to overclock the graphics and crank things to 11"
  • Median sales price "for an apartment in Manhattan in the third quarter of 2015 (July to September) climbed to roughly $999,000"
  • Price has risen "almost 10% from the same quarter of last year"
  • The mean sales price of a Manhattan apartment "is reported to exceed exceed $1,700,000"
  • Musk now saying that Tesla cars should have “full autonomy” in “approximately three years”
  • "Within a year or two," Telsa could produce a car that can break 620 miles on a single charge; “2017 for sure”
  • Full Interview: https://youtu.be/bl5vLC3Xlgc
  • Claims to be "the first commercial device powered by wasted energy in wireless transmissions"
  • Launched this week, the CleanSpace Tag is a carbon monoxide sensor that monitors personal air quality
  • With low frequencies of 20 to 30 nanowatts, "the technology has never made it into commercial use, until now"
  • London’s "booming population is creating a massive demand for new schools"
  • Hundreds of thousands of brand new schools will also be required, "an extraordinary opportunity for innovation to drive higher educational standards"
  • Government seeks the "best existing state school managers, and the most promising educational entrepreneurs [to be] entrusted with the task"
  • New study: "People today who eat and exercise the same amount as people 20 years ago are still fatter"
  • Potential explanations: 1) exposure to weight gain inducing chemicals 2) prescription drugs 3) change in micro biomes
  • Americans are also eating more meat (with growth inducing hormones and antibiotics) than they were a few decades ago
  • The team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab used Rethink Robotics’ Baxter robot
  • The hand "is a 3D-printed piece of silicone, embedded with sensors that help the hand identify what it’s grabbing"
  • The hand's pneumatic pistons allow the robot "to control how soft or hard it grabs something"
  • Ground-breaking new clinical trial follows "a string of successes in Sweden"
  • By late 2017 or early 2018 "the first UK babies could be born from a transplanted womb"
  • Last year, a 36-year-old woman in Sweden became the first woman in the world to give birth to a baby after a womb transplant
  • Clients spend up to three minutes in a chamber with "-265 degrees Fahrenheit in liquid nitrogen vapor"
  • Supporters "compare the effects to 20 minutes in an ice water bath, but without the usual discomfort"
  • Minneapolis owner intends to expand with two more locations in 2016.
  • First ever optical ‘rectenna’ uses billions of carbon nanotubes to capture solar energy
  • Combines functions of "an antenna and a rectifier diode to convert light directly into DC current"
  • Georgia Tech Associate Professor: “We could ultimately make solar cells that are twice as efficient at a cost that is ten times lower"
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