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India’s war on foreign technology risks backfire

An employee works at a computer terminal against a backdrop of a picture of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at the start-up village at Kinfra High Tech Park in the southern Indian city of Kochi October 13, 2012. Three decades after Infosys, India’s second largest software services provider, Founded by middle-class engineers, the country has …

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Exclusive: Myanmar’s junta rolls out Chinese camera surveillance systems in more cities

SINGAPORE, July 11 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta government is installing Chinese-made cameras with facial recognition capabilities in more cities across the country, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Tenders to procure and install the surveillance cameras and facial recognition technology describe the plans as safe city projects aimed at maintaining security and, …

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Study shows white adipose tissue is the most vulnerable organ to metabolic changes associated with obesity

When the body is exposed to a high-calorie diet, the physiological response is not homogeneous and some organs or tissues are more sensitive to metabolic stress. Under these conditions, the white adipose tissue of the abdominal cavity is the most vulnerable organ to obese metabolic changes, according to a new study published in the journal …

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How diet and nutrition affect lifespan

In a study recently published in the journal cellthe researchers analyzed the relationship between human longevity, growth and metabolic pathways. Much research has been done on the relationship between nutrients and cellular responses in humans. However, there is a need for extensive research to determine the amounts, types, and combinations of nutrients that may promote …

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