A raging debate over the Hubble constant suggests that our standard model of cosmology might be wrong. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bf33a200e2d6f1524352fbd/master/pass/darkenergycam.jpg
San Francisco’s second largest tech employer, Uber, won’t take sides on the controversial homelessness measure that the city’s tech execs are fighting about (CRM)
Proposition C is a ballot measure in San Francisco that would tax the city’s largest corporations to provide relief in the city’s ongoing homelessness crisis. San Francisco’s biggest tech employer, Salesforce, and its CEO, Marc Benioff, have been the biggest advocates in favor of Prop C. The city’s second largest tech employer, Uber, has been […]
Success is an enchanting word. It’s the magical stardust we all want to be touched by. It’s a goal on its own for many too, a motivator, a reason to wake up every day with the drive to take on the world and “have it all.” Luckily, there is barely a shortage of advice on […]
Light-years, parsecs and more: these are the units for describing distances between planets and other astronomical objects. https://media.wired.com/photos/5ba41d552ba3661093860bc8/master/pass/Astronomical_measurements-01.jpg
Rick Loomis/Getty Images President Donald Trump has made the reduction of the US trade deficit one of the key measures of success in his trade fights with China, the European Union, and Canada. According to new data, the US trade deficit is growing, despite Trump’s tariffs. The deficits between the US and Trump’s main trade […]
High blood pressure is diagnosed through repeated measurements over the course of several days. These are taken using machines wrapped around the wrist or arm, among others. However, one machine could be better than another. “Don’t use the wrist monitor as they’re pretty unreliable,” said Graham MacGregor, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Queen Mary University, […]
HIGH blood pressure is diagnosed if someone repeatedly has a reading above 140/90 mmHg. It can be measured by several different machines which are usually placed either on the wrist or upper arm. However, one machine may be better than another.
Diabetes type 1 sufferers need to control blood sugar levels to avoid complications. The condition is caused by the immune system attacking the pancreas, stopping it producing insulin and removing the body’s ability to control blood sugar. Symptoms of the condition include extreme thirst, hunger and unexplained weight loss. If blood sugar levels get too […]
DIABETES type 1 sufferers need to measure their blood sugar regularly to help maintain levels. This means they avoid them falling too low or becoming too high, which can lead to complications. Check blood sugar levels at these six times.
Diabetes type 1 and type 2 occur due to problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can’t maintain its blood sugar levels. Symptoms of the condition include an increased thirst and hunger, and needing the toilet more regularly. Diabetics need to monitor their blood sugar levels regularly to avoid having high blood sugar. If […]