Fitness app Strava to take down heat map that revealed military locations and sensitive sites

Fitness app Strava said that it will restrict access to an online heat map that shows where the users run, swim and cycle. This comes after some researchers found that it accidentally exposed military positions and other sensitive sites. The San Francisco company currently has 150 employees and 28 million users

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Slingshot malware attacks through routers and remained undetected for six years

Slingshot malware attacks through routers and remained undetected for six years

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a new malware dubbed Slingshot, that remained undetected for six years, and they describe it as the most advanced malware to date. It infected 100 computers worldwide and also include few government institutions. Most of the victims seem to be targeted individuals and spread

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Game-changer: This smartphone case checks blood pressure via fingertip and rivals arm-cuffs accuracy

Game-changer: This smartphone case checks blood pressure via fingertip and rivals arm-cuffs accuracy

 Hypertension or high blood pressure is the underlying cause of heart attacks or strokes. Majority of the people with high blood pressure are unaware of the condition. Biomedical engineers have been trying since long to develop a convenient device for blood pressure monitoring but are unsuccessful. Now, the researchers at

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Do regular cycling for high testosterone levels and healthy immune system: Research

Do regular cycling for high testosterone levels and healthy immune system: Research

 A new study revealed that regular cycling could hold back ageing and also revitalizes the immune system. This debunks the myth that regular cycling makes us weak in as we get older. It is well established that regular exercise is good for health. But the current research, it was revealed that

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Myth buster: Healthy diet cannot counteract the effects of high salt intake

Myth buster: Healthy diet cannot counteract the effects of high salt intake

 In the latest study, scientists have found that intake of a healthy diet isn't enough to counteract the effects of high salt intake. This study is carried out by scientists from various institutions that include the Imperial College of London and Northwestern University. This study is a myth buster, wherein

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Researchers identify new target for effective treatment of depression

Researchers identify new target for effective treatment of depression

Depression is a major mental health disorder plaguing the world over leads to millions of deaths every year. Now, scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a new target for the treatment of depression. The research team led by Prof. Kirill Martemyanov has found a new

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This new research paves way for effective HIV vaccine

This new research paves way for effective HIV vaccine

i Scientists at the University of California have discovered a new mechanism which paves way for the development of effective HIV vaccine. The study revealed that HIV Virus hides insides the infected CD4 cells in a latent state. Hence the virus escapes from the immune system and prevents the retroviral drugs from

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This Smart windows cuts off your electricity bills and are environmental friendly

This Smart windows cuts off your electricity bills and are environmental friendly

Researchers at RMIT have developed smart windows that not only saves your electrical bills but are also environmentally friendly. The self-adjusting coating which is thousand times thinner than an electrical hair automatically lets in more heat and blocks sunrays when it's too hot. This research is led by lead investigator Associate Professor

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