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Algae and light could treat heart disease

16/06/2017 • Injecting photosynthetic bacteria into the hearts of rats with cardiac disease and activating...

Macrophages Can Deliver Messages!

08/03/2017 • Scientists have discovered that a common type of cell in the vertebrate immune system plays a...

‘Solar vapor’ Machine Purifies Dirty Water

06/02/2017 • A new way to make nasty or salty water drinkable features...

Why you Feel Tension When you Stretch a Muscle

31/01/2017 • Fluid is a previously unacknowledged source of the tension we feel...

Electromagnets Improve Specific Memory

23/01/2017 • New research into Brain stimulation has shown it can be used to stimulate specific parts of...

Bacteria in Yogurt Could Calm Anxiety

23/11/2016 • There’s new evidence that suggests a common probiotic found in supplements and yogurt could...

Open-Source Tool is a Windfall for Optogenetics

12/11/2016 • The first low-cost, easy-to-use optogenetics hardware platform will let biologists who have...

Playing This Game Will Help Fight Alzheimer’s

15/10/2016 • A new online game lets you look under a virtual microscope and contribute directly to...

Peptides Could Be Used To Make Bioelectronic Devices

15/10/2016 • Engineers want to use peptides—small proteins that carry out essential tasks in our...

Marijuana VS Alcohol

18/09/2016 • Marijuana is increasingly becoming some people drug of choice so let’s talk about what...

Tomato Genome Editing is Now Quicker

10/09/2016 • Scientists have cut the time required to modify tomato genes by six weeks. While looking for...

Serotonin Drives Hungry Flies Toward Protein

10/09/2016 • Why do we—and fruit flies—seek out protein-rich foods when...

‘Five-Second Rule’ Has Been Officially Busted

10/09/2016 • A new study complicates the “five-second rule,” the widely accepted idea that it’s okay...

Rapid Screening of Anti-Cancer Compounds

27/08/2016 • There’s a new way to make tiny knotted and interlocked chemical...

‘Interscatter’ Contact Lenses a Breakthrough for Medicine

21/08/2016 • A new way of communicating lets devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards,...

Marijuana & Sleep

20/08/2016 • Daily marijuana users report more sleep disturbance than people who use marijuana less often...

Watch a Neuron Die From Concussive Impact

08/08/2016 • To learn how brain cells react to trauma, researchers are delivering concussive impacts to...

New Research Splits Brain’s Cortex into 180 Regions

23/07/2016 • A detailed new map lays out the landscape of the cerebral...

Could a Protein Protect Arteries from Plaque?

26/06/2016 • A protein called IGF-1, which is found in high levels in young...

Broccoli Sprout Extract MAY Block Cancer’s Return

26/06/2016 • Potent doses of broccoli sprout extract activate a “detoxification” gene and may help...

Brain Clutter Makes Older Adults Doubt Memories

19/06/2016 • Older people struggle to remember important details because their brains can’t resist the...

Scientists Want to Grow Neurons in Older Brains

19/06/2016 • A new technique prepares donor neural stem cells and grafts them into...

Long-term Cannabis use may damage gums but not lungs

05/06/2016 • People who smoke marijuana for up to 20 years have more gum disease,...

Why isn’t Golden Rice feeding the world?

05/06/2016 • Heralded on the cover of Time magazine in 2000 as a genetically...

Virtual Heart Depicts Deadly Arrhythmias in 3D

26/05/2016 • A new 3D virtual heart may help doctors identify which cardiac patients are most at risk for...

Bright Light Exposure May Alter Blood Sugar

26/05/2016 • Exposure to bright light could affect your metabolism, according to a...

Ketamine Helps Depressed Mice Back to Normal

26/05/2016 • New research demonstrates the effectiveness of ketamine to treat...

Soon a Head-scan Could Tell Your Dr if You’re Depressed

21/05/2016 • A new type of wearable technology may one day be able to monitor a...

OMGYES – A new service teaching women to explore pleasure

08/05/2016 • Women’s sexual pleasure has hidden in the shadows for too long. It’s time to get it all...

Painkiller Deaths Beat Heroin and Cocaine Combined

08/05/2016 • More than 16,000 people in the United States and Canada died in 2010...

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