Modest differences in lung function could help spot people at risk of sudden cardiac death

People who have modestly but measurably worse lung function are more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. SCD is an unexpected death that results from a sudden malfunction in the heart and in many people who suffer SCD, there are no previous warning […]

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Roblox is getting voice chat, starting first with ‘Spatial Voice’

Roblox is taking its first steps to introduce voice chat by opening up a feature it’s calling “Spatial Voice” to select developers in an invitation-only beta, the company announced Thursday. “With Spatial Voice, Roblox creators will begin to test developing experiences where conversations can happen in a realistic way, mirroring how we listen and respond […]

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Physical activity during pregnancy is linked to lung function in offspring

Researchers have found further evidence that exercise during pregnancy is good not only for mothers but also for their offspring. In research presented at the ‘virtual’ European Respiratory Society International Congress today (Sunday), Dr. Hrefna Katrin Gudmundsdottir said that a study of 814 babies had, for the first time, shown a link between lower lung […]

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Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset might rely on a nearby iPhone or Mac for processing

Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset is designed to rely on another device, and may have to offload more processor-heavy tasks to a connected iPhone or Mac, according to a report from The Information. Apple is reportedly working on a custom chip for the headset, an SoC that’s intentionally missing capabilities found in Apple’s other processors. While […]

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