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Ivanhoe (Apr. 1, 2013) — Millions of people struggle with emphysema every day. Now a new treatment could help many advanced cases.
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Tappsi App Makes Hailing a Taxi in Colombia Faster and Safer

Tappsi App Makes Hailing a Taxi in Colombia Faster and Safer

TheStreet (Jan. 3, 2014) — Hailing a cab with a mobile device in cities around the world has become easier with the invention of location-based services such as Uber and Halo. Tappsi is not only making it easier for Colombians to order a taxi, it's also making it safer by vetting drivers and using confirmation numbers to avoid robberies and kidnappings. TheStreet's Ruben Ramirez speaks with Tappsi CEO Andres Gutierrez about the start-ups' story and future South American expansion plans at their headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia.
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Netflix and the Rise of Binge TV Watching

Netflix and the Rise of Binge TV Watching

CBC (May 20, 2013) — Netflix has been giving viewers the opportunity to watch entire new seasons of TV shows in one sitting and — for better or for worse — many have been doing just that.
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A Good Nose: Mary Roach Studies 'Olfactory Forensics'

A Good Nose: Mary Roach Studies 'Olfactory Forensics' (Apr. 23, 2013) — A Good Nose: Mary Roach Studies 'Olfactory Forensics' California Academy of Sciences - California Academy of Sciences Called "America's funniest science writer" by the Washington Post, author Mary Roach takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour of our insides. The alimentary canal is classic Roach terrain: the questions inspired by our insides are as taboo, in their own way, as the cadavers in Stiff, and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for Mars. Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find names for flavors and smells? Why doesn't the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? We meet scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks —or has the courage —to ask. And we go on location to a pet food taste-test lab, a bacteria transplant, and into a live stomach to observe the fate of a meal. Like all of Roach's books, GULP! is as much about
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