But the actual GPS data that drives the map is available and publicly accessible... By reverse-engineering the iOS version of the BlackVue app, Motherboard was able to write scripts that pull the GPS location of BlackVue users over a week-long period and store the coordinates and other information like the user's unique identifier. One script could collect the location data of every BlackVue user who had mapping enabled on the eastern half of the United States every two minutes. Motherboard collected data on dozens of customers. … [Read more...] about Vice used the BlackVue dashcam app to track user location data in real time
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"In your guts, you have about 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of 1,000 different species of bacteria," Nicholson explained. "If you include all the genes from bacteria along with your own, only about 1 to 2 percent of the genes in your body are human, with the rest from the gut microbes. And what bacteria you have can be quite different from person to person." … [Read more...] about Cultural Differences Found in Pee
"Circumcision in the U.S. already is very common, making it applicable to a limited number of men as a potential HIV prevention strategy in adulthood," Wei said. "Our study indicates that any potential benefit may likely be too small to justify implementing circumcision programs as an intervention for HIV prevention." … [Read more...] about Does Circumcision Prevent HIV?
The study included 485 patients with C. difficile infections at the Naval Medical Center San Diego between 2004 and 2008. Nearly half of the patients had previously been prescribed an acid suppressant, most were either proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Prilosec and Prevacid, or histamine-2 antagonists, such as Tagamet and Zantac. … [Read more...] about Stomach Acid Drugs May Heighten Risk of Death from Infections
Refrigeration has long been used to keep microbes from making food hazardous. It slows the growth of potentially deadly pathogens. The fridge also retards deterioration of the flavor, color, and texture of many foods. … [Read more...] about Why Must Some Juices Be Refrigerated, Others Not?