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News: The Latest in HIV Prevention — Syringe Vending Machines in Vegas & On-Site Testing at Walgreens

It's about time people acknowledged that judging drug users would do nothing productive to help them. In the US this week, two new programs are launching that should help addicts be a little safer: Walgreens Healthcare Clinic will begin offering to test for HIV and hepatitis C next week, and Las Vegas is set to introduce clean syringe vending machines to stop infections from dirty needles.

News: Standard Testing Frequently Misses UTIs — But Now We Have a Better Way

Have you ever had a burning sensation when you urinate? Low fever, back pain, and maybe cloudy urine? Male or female, it could have been a urinary tract infection. If it lasted long enough, the chances are good you went to the doctor for help. For about 20% of women, standard testing for a UTI does not reveal the presence of infection-causing bacteria, even though bacteria may be causing their symptoms. Well, a new test may provide better answers.

How To: Make Sure People Will Understand Your Writing by Testing Your Readability Score

There is a substantial number of helpful tools at your disposal in Microsoft Word when it comes to writing; grammar check, word count, dictionary, thesaurus, and tons more. One tool that doesn't necessarily make itself obvious is testing your document's readability. With this built-in tool, you can not only check your spelling and grammar, but also the reading level of your document.

News: Apple's Really Testing Our Patience with Rumored iPhone 8 Delay

At this point, I'm ready to give Apple CEO Tim Cook a piece of my mind. The hype surrounding the iPhone 8 is crazy, and rumors are circulating constantly. So many different things have been said about its release date that no one can even keep track anymore. If Cook could throw us all a bone and give us a hint, it would quiet the speculation. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like that'll happen anytime soon, but — in the meantime — a new report allegedly has the inside scoop. Recent rumors surr...

Tasty Testing: Artisanal Cheese Reveals Microbial Secrets of Deliciousness

Whether your palate runs to domestic or imported, a piece of cheese can be a real treat for the senses. Its smell, taste, and texture are all parts of its appeal. A big part of what makes that savory wonderfulness comes from the microbes in and on the cheese. Thanks to a team of researchers dedicated to studying those microbes, we have a better understanding of their importance to cheese and us.

News: HIV Prevention Ring Passes Safety Testing Clinical Trial

Young girls, especially those who live in areas where HIV is epidemic, like sub-Saharan Africa, are particularly vulnerable to becoming infected with HIV. A vaginal ring containing the antiviral agent dapivirine has been shown to decrease the chance of developing HIV-1 in adult women over 21 and now in the first step for use in adolescents, the ring has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated in that younger age group.

How To: Load a testing battery in your car

The battery is one of the most important pieces when it comes to your car. Not only does it help provide energy to certain areas of your car, but it's also a life force for it as well. No battery, no starting your car. So it's important to make sure that you always check your battery to see if it's charged and working. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to load a testing battery in your car. It's easy to follow and you'll be glad you did. Good luck!

How To: Do hypothesis testing with a large sample proportion in statistics

Learn how to do large-sample-proportion hypothesis testing in stats! From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. For all of the details, watch this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials.

How To: Install a XAMPP testing server on a PC

If you have a website or do any type of web development you have probably needed a server at some point. Not everybody has a full blown commercial web server at their disposal for development, experimenting, and testing their site, so try this solution: an XAMPP open source bundled server.

How To: Automate web testing with PAMIE

This Pamie Demo shows how to setup, install and run a simple automation script. It shows you: how to install Pamie, how to create a Pamie test script to Automate a form using PythonWin IDE, how to write the script and how to run the test. The volume is really low so crank your speakers way up and make sure you have the proper Python and programs downloaded.

How To: Test an electrolytic capacitor with a digital multimeter

If you're working with a capacitor and wondering whether it's working or not, this video will help you find out. You're going to need a multimeter, available at any good electronics store. This device is capable of testing many different electric devices, and capacitors are one you can test. Set the dial, hook it up and see if things are working! These multimeter devices are essential in the world of home electronics, so put one in your tool kit today!

How To: Test a starter capacitors in your car

If you're looking to see if you're working with a live, dead, or leaking capacitor, this video is just what you need. You'll want to have a multimeter and you need to remember: capacitors can be dangerous things. They hold and release electricity very rapidly, so you can get shocked or electrocuted if you don't exercise caution.

How To: Build confidence intervals & test hypotheses in Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 47th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use the NORMSINV function for critical values and the NORSDIST function for p-values. Compare building confidence int...

How To: Test the CPS in a non-starting Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple maintenance on your automobile, but you may need a few tools. Invest in the basic tools and you'll be prepared for just about any car malfunction you can think of. These tutorials will help get you on your way, as long ...

How To: Do a small-sample hypothesis test in statistics

Need a hand figuring out how to do small-sample hypothesis testing in stats? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. For all of the details, watch this installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials.

How To: Test the speed of your Internet Service Provider (ISP)

In this clip, you'll learn how to make sure you're getting the speeds your ISP advertise. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the upload and download speeds of your own Internet connection, watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV.

How To: Test your Internet speed (DSL/cable/T1)

This informative video from ClearTechInfo.com will show you how to quickly and easily test the download and upload speeds of your internet connection, using a safe and easy to use website testing utility from speedtest.net, explaining what the results of the test mean to you. Also, they take the time to show you the links so that you can share the results of your test with your friends, by posting a link in a forum, or linking to a picture of your test results.

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