New open source medical image repository debuts

A team of medical researchers from four European institutions has created the Image Data Resource, a repository “that is capable of storing and integrating data from multiple laboratories, whilst also significantly enhancing the potential for sharing and reusing imaging data.”

The repository “offers potential to identify new therapies and targets, and broadens the scope of research by allowing scientists around the world to access each other’s imaging datasets,” the team writes in a recently published paper. The software underpinning the repository is open source, which “opens the possibility of the tech being deployed in other image data systems.”

How to Spoof (change) your MAC address in Mac OS X

A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to your network card, and some networks implement MAC address filtering as a method of security. Spoofing a MAC address can be desired for multiple reasons, and it is very easy to spoof your MAC address in Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, and 10.7. For the purpose of this article, we are going to assume you want to spoof your Mac’s wireless MAC address. So without further ado, here’s a 3 step process on how to do it:

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