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The winners of 2017 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

The Blavatnik Young Scientists award recognizes pioneers in bioengineering, chemistry, and nanoscience. This year’s awards selected three rising stars in the fields of life sciences, chemistry, and engineering. The selected winners offered the new groundbreaking technology that will help to eradicate disease, solve energy problems and protect the environment. The winners are: Dr. Feng Zhang – Dr. Feng Zhang has a Ph.D. and is a Core Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He is also an Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at MIT. Zhang has also worked as a Robertson Investigator...

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How Modern Technology Has Influenced Today’s Command Center Design

Summary: Advanced technology has reached command centers and are supplying them with new, improved methods of communication, visual displays, and more. Today’s modern command center incorporates technology within the fabric of the design. In the past, technology was considered separate from the base facility design, and systems were designed without interaction between the command center designers and the technology designer – consider it somewhat of a disconnect in a sense. More often than not, the only interaction between the two parties comes from the technology designer supplying the adequate power and structural requirements to the architect. A Paradigm Shift...

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Windows Data Backup Tips

Cloud-based data backup is excellent for the advantages that it offers: not only is it easy and automatic but it also cannot be destroyed by either natural or manmade disasters. That said, backing up your data might be good but this isn’t that effective if you want to backup Windows. This is for the simple reason that backing up your data involves copying the files that you wish to save but when it comes to saving Windows safely involves cloning or creating an image of your drive. For that matter, system backup is not as important as data backup...

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3 Tips to Keeping Your Laptop Safe While You Travel

If you’re off on a holiday trip, then there’s no question that the laptop will be coming with you. As you all know, there’s just no way you can fully escape work. However, there are times when things can go wrong and you might end up having your laptop stolen or lost. For this, here are 3 security tips that you can consider when traveling: #1: Ensure you carry it in a padded bag Your laptop is not for carrying around your arm, book bag or backpack but requires a decent one that is padded. The reason for this is that travel involves a lot of pushing bags into tight spots and so, if you shove a little too hard, the laptop can get damaged quite easily. So, ensure you pick a bag that has plenty of protection while also having separate sections for power cables and accessories. #2: Switch it off No matter what you do, don’t leave your computer on when placing it in a padded bag. The heat can damage the computer in a number of ways and is probably your laptop’s worst enemy. So to be on the safe side, instead of hibernating the laptop, it’s a good idea to turn it off completely. #3: Back it up and lock it down It’s a disaster losing your laptop which would contain files of sensitive information...

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3 Ways To Use An Old Hard Drive

Putting an old hard drive to good use is easier than you think even if you don’t see how that’s possible.  Of course, if you think that all it can be used for is as a paperweight or you have no other options but to get rid of it, that’s not true. With that said, here are 3 ways by which you can use an old hard drive: #1: You can donate it Just because you might find little or no use for an old hard drive, that doesn’t mean there are others who might have no need for it either. In fact, the simplest way you can extend the use of an old hard drive is to find out whether you can donate it to a school, local non-profit organization or even family and friends who can find some use for it. Of course, remember to format your hard drive before you do so. #2: Use it with your desktop The next option would be to use it on your desktop so as to get extra space. Again, the ability to use the hard drive is more likely to work with a desktop rather than a laptop. Another factor that might work in your favor is if the drive connects via the SATA interface, but more importantly if your computer has an extra drive bay. #3: Turn it...

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