Study probes link between antibiotic usage and arthritis

BEYOND Pink App | Aug 25 2019

Researchers from Keele University and the Quadram Institute found that the odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis were 60% higher in people exposed to antibiotics. Rheumatoid arthritis is likely to be caused by a mix of genetics and environmental factors. Antibiotics could be a trigger. The odds increased with the number of antibiotics treatments.

Google Photos new feature let you copy text from images

BEYOND Pink App | Aug 24 2019

Google Photos has rolled out a new feature by which a user can search for photos by the text on it. Google Photos said that it has updated the version with optical character recognition which is now supported for photos. Once you find the photo, simply click on the Lens button, highlight the text, and use the copy/paste option.

Google sends memo to employees to mind what they speak

BEYOND Pink App | Aug 24 2019

Google sent a memo to its employees stating that it matters what they speak and that they will be held accountable for their statements. The five broad guidelines bar employees from trolling, name calling, or engaging in ad hominem attacks about anyone. The employees must be mindful of what they speak and not make insulting or demeaning statements.

Childhood maltreatment shared across generations

BEYOND Pink App | Aug 24 2019

A study in the journal Development and Psychopathology says childhood maltreatment tends to run in families. Authors say that identifying factors associated with the intergenerational transmission of childhood maltreatment, interventions may be developed and implemented to limit its influence including mental health issues on the next generation.

The highlights of affordable new smartphone Realme 5

BEYOND Pink App | Aug 23 2019

Realme 5 is an affordable smartphone that does not compromise on quality. It boasts of a quad camera on the back, a massive 5000mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 665 processor. The rear carries Realme’s geometric design and also doubles as a terrible fingerprint and smudge magnet. The fingerprint sensor on the back, below the camera, is fast and accurate.

Researchers develop artificial skin that can change colour

BEYOND Pink App | Aug 23 2019

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed artificial chameleon skin made up of tiny particles of gold-coated in a polymer shell that is capable of changing colours when exposed to light. The tiny gold particles are squeezed into microdroplets of water in oil, which stick together when exposed to light giving different colours.