There are two new Soylent flavors for you to enjoy

Image: Soylent There’s a new nutritious liquid on the block, and it savours like “Nectar.” Meal-replacement company Soylent introduced the new flavor, along with Cacao, in a typically dramatic video Wednesday. The news follows the introduction of Coffiest, a coffee-flavored drinking, last August. Like the Original and Coffiest drinkings, the new flavors will “deliver 20…

FDA advises connected cardiac devices vulnerable to hacking

Image: AP It’s a sad truth, but if something can be connected to the internet, hackers will more than likely take a run at it. It doesn’t matter if it’s a children’s plaything or an essential medical device if there’s a vulnerability, opportunities are it can and will be exploited. That was all too clear…

Magic mushrooms can reduce cancer patients’ anxiety, surveys depict

Magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at a farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands .Image: AP Photo/ Peter Dejong After Tammy Burgess was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 55, she fell into the grips of crippling anxiety. “I would just lay on the couch. I didn’t go to work, ” she recently told researchers…

MIT’s new wearable makes socializing easier for people with Asperger’s

Image: Jason Dorfman, MIT CSAIL For people living with Asperger’s disorder, every social interaction can be a battle. While “high-functioning” in some aspects, those on the autism spectrum can struggle to engage with other people and topics outside of their own spheres of interest. Keeping up with dialogues can be especially challenging then, since difficulty…

Report: Genetically altered food is safe, but not curing hunger

A new disclosure statement is displayed on a package of Peanut M& M’s candy in Montpelier, Vt ., saying they are “Partially produced with genetic engineering.” Image: AP Photo/ Lisa Rathke Genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment, a high-powered science advisory board declared in a report Tuesday. The National Academies…

Robot with sense of touch could allow surgery from another city

HeroSurg in full flight.Image: Deakin university During keyhole surgery, surgeons typically rely on sight as they remotely control the delicate operation. A new robot promises to give them one important extra sense: touch. The invention, revealed Wednesday at the Australasian Simulation Congress in Melbourne, Australia, is called the HeroSurg. Created by a team at Australia’s…

Your Pret cake been in a position to more sugar than 6 Krispy Kremes

High street coffee shops are serving cakes containing “staggering” levels of sugar, new research has disclosed .Image: Westend6 1 Images/ AP Images UPDATE: Dec. 6, 2016, 2:54 p.m. GMT Statement from Starbucks LONDON Cakes sold at leading coffee shops could contain “staggering high levels” of sugar with some containing as much as 18 teaspoons per…

New CDC maps indicate over 1 in 5 U.S. adults is obese in every state

A girl stands on a scale( shown in kilograms, let’s hope !)Image: UIG via Getty Images There is no state in the U.S. where less than 20 percent of the adults are obese, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. In four particular countries Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia over 35 percent…

Meet the man traveling by wheelchair to advocate for more accessible nature trails

Mackay travellings on the Olympic Discovery Trail near his home in Washington .Image: Courtesy of Ian Mackay Ian Mackay considers himself a cyclist and a birder a nature buff who gets lost on lush roads near his Washington state home for hours every day. But if popular opinion had its way, many people wouldn’t expect…

Tech that’s inducing your workout cleaner

Workouts are naturally sweaty ordeals if youre doing them right. During your workout routine, youll be sweating and touching all kinds of equipment. If you work out in a gym, all the equipment “youre using” is being used by similarly sweaty people; even if wiped down in accordance with gym policies, workout facilities can be…