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Description The most comprehensive genomic analysis of the human brain ever undertaken has revealed new insights into the changes it undergoes through development.

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Updated 15 December 2018

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description An insulin injection can manage diabetes symptoms, but actually curing the disease would mean healing cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in blood. One promising approach may be to stimulate the regeneration of those cells with drugs. But there

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Containing the outbreak in a conflict-heavy region is challenging.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#5

 

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Description Smart tattoos could function as early warning alerts for disease or sun exposure.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Two proteins in the gut of premature infants cause necrotizing enterocolitis and brain injury - health short science news

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Updated 14 December 2018

#8

 

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Description MIT biologists have refined a method to quantify protein synthesis and explore how bacteria and eukaryotes tune their gene expression.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description A new study from the University of Bristol supports body mass index as a useful tool for assessing obesity and health.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao has passed the interim order seeking a ban on "illegal" sale of drugs and medicines online. 

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description The size babies are at birth and whether their mother has maternal diabetes greatly increases the risk of children being overweight or obese, according to University of Alberta research. Children who were larger than average at birth and whose mothers developed gestational diabetes (diabetes duri

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description An electronic capsule that can be controlled wirelessly to deliver medication could help reduce the need for surgeries.

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Updated 14 December 2018

#13

 

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Description "...the workers wear caps to monitor their brainwaves, data that management then uses to adjust the pace of production and redesign workflows...The light-weight sensory helmets have been rolled out on an industrial scale."

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Here's how a high tech headband can help you train your brain to make your meditation sessions more effective and rejuvenating.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Without the northern bettong, the variety of Australia’s truffle-producing fungi could take a hit, a new study finds.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Pregnancy, fertility, and period-tracking apps can't always handle miscarriages, forcing women to endure upsetting notifications or erase their pregnancies.

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Updated 14 December 2018

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Description Nine-banded armadillos have identical quadruplets. But the youngsters aren’t identical enough, and scientists 50 years ago could not figure out why.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description The first wave of data from the PsychENCODE project holds new clues to how and when psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia emerge.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Nemo, the adorable clownfish in the movie Finding Nemo, rubs himself all over the anemone he lives in to keep it from stinging and eating him like it does most fish. That rubbing leads the makeup of microbes covering the clownfish to change, according to a new study. Having bacterial cooties in c

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis and received information that not only predicts their risk for disease but, it turns out, in some cases might also have influenced that risk, according to a recent study by researchers at Stanford University. The

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Under threat of being scrubbed away with disinfectant, individual bacteria can improve their odds of survival by joining together to form colonies, called biofilms. What Arnold Mathijssen, postdoctoral fellow in bioengineering at Stanford University, wanted to understand was how stationary biofilms

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Lawmakers hear tense testimony

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Updated 13 December 2018

#23

 

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Description In addressing the opioid crisis, a team at Penn is piloting a new solution: virtual reality. The FDA-approved nasal spray, Narcan, can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose—real or suspected—in fewer than five minutes. It’s available without a prescription, carried by most major pharmacy chai

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

#25

 

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Description Social media visuals matter for more than just aesthetic reasons—93% of consumers say a product’s visual appearance plays a key…...

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Chronic bullying affects the brain structure - short science news and articles

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description The Delhi High Court has stayed the sale of drugs and prescribed medicines by online pharmacies.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description We are living on the planet of the chickens. The broiler (meat) chicken now outweighs all wild birds put together by three to one. It is the most numerous vertebrate (not just bird) species on land, with 23 billion alive at any one time.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Amyloid-beta found in vials of growth hormone can move from brain to brain, a mouse study shows.

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Updated 13 December 2018

#30

 

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Description Last century, tens of thousands of children were given growth hormone from dead bodies. Evidence is building that this may have raised their risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description For years immunotherapy has held huge promise. Finally, it seems to be coming to fruition with hopes for a cancer vaccine in the near future…

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description Massive project focuses on role of regulatory DNA

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Updated 13 December 2018

#40

 

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Description New research describes how optogenetics, which involves activating nerve cells with pulses of light, could vastly improve paralysis treatment.

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Updated 13 December 2018

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Description A research team from Lund University in Sweden has developed a process for converting human skin cells into cancer-fighting immune cells.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description She had applied the cups herself, and then fell asleep, according to a new report of the case.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Apples are low in calories and high in fiber, have only a trace of sodium and no fat.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#44

 

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Description Watch How Tilapia Skin Is Healing a Dog’s Burns, an Earth video from Seeker.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#45

 

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Description To ease the sting of a paper cut, most of us will instinctively pop the afflicted finger in the mouth and suck for a moment or two. We rub barked shins, cool blistered skin, and shake a crushed hand. And it might represent a completely different ki

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description Jio’s move come barely a month after Vodafone Idea charted out its plans to demerge its fibre infrastructure business by transferring such assets to a wholly-owned unit, Vodafone Towers Ltd (VTL).

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Updated 12 December 2018

#47

 

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Description New researcher cracked the unholy code of generating full-body deepfakes. Now with just a short sample video, an AI system can simulate brand new movements.

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description A Bloomberg Businessweek story claimed Chinese spies secretly implanted a chip on Super Micro boards, boards that found their way to Apple and Amazon.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#49

 

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Description Researchers will track changes in immune function over time in healthy and sick people

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description When humans have vanished from Earth, one of the most enduring marks of our impact will be the sudden appearance of copious chicken bones in the fossil record

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Updated 12 December 2018

#52

 

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Description A new paper which looked at 1,271 randomized trials, including 250,726 participants, has found that about a half of placebo-treated patients reported unwanted side effects, and roughly 1 in 20 dropped out of their respective trials altogether because of more serious adverse events. The reason for

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Updated 12 December 2018

#53

 

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Description The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), Eisai Co., Ltd. and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) have signed an agreement for GARDP to access and screen components of Eisai and Takeda's chemical libraries. Both libraries will be tested by the Institut Pasteur

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Updated 12 December 2018

#54

 

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Description Dr. Muhannad Hafi acted inappropriately with 2 female patients, state board finds.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#55

 

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Description For some, Christmas can be a time of stress instead of peace and goodwill – and a new Swedish study shows that 10 pm on Christmas Eve is the annual peak time for heart attack risk, particularly for the elderly and those with existing conditions.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#56

 

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Description Certain Kotex tampons are being recalled after some users reported that the product unraveled or came apart, and in some cases, resulted in "pieces left in the body."

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Updated 12 December 2018

#57

 

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Description Researchers have discovered several protein-coding genes that were misidentified as non-protein-coding, and one in particular that plays a key role in the immune system.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#58

 

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Description Getting an annual flu jab could help people with heart problems to live longer, a new study suggests.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#59

 

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Description The Hainan gymnure is a stinky but spine-free relative of the hedgehog that we thought was rare – a new discovery in northern Vietnam suggests we were wrong

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description The teen years are way too late to begin building awareness of the ubiquity of Photoshop and selfie filters, and to teach kids about body image.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#61

 

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Description Research in recent years has linked a person’s physical or social environment to their well-being. Stress wears down the body and compromises the immune system, leaving a person more vulnerable to illnesses and other conditions. Various stressors, from family adversity to air pollution, can lead to 

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Updated 12 December 2018

#62

 

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Description No one likes to be lonely, especially around the holidays. But for most of us, once the decorations are packed away and life returns to the normal routine, the feeling passes. Yet, more and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round, and a growing body of resear

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Updated 12 December 2018

#63

 

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Description The cost of insulin the United States has motivated one in four diabetes patients to skimp on insulin dosages to stretch the drug's longevity and accommodate their budgets, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Many of these patients don’t discuss this practice with their doctors

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description After reading studies that showed aerobic exercise can improve cognition in healthy adults, School of Nursing researcher Fang Yu wondered how exercise could affect people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. For the last 15 years, Yu has been exploring that question from a variety of per

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Updated 12 December 2018

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Description With nearly breakneck speed, the demands of work productivity in today’s society seem to have increased tenfold. Enter multitasking as a way to cope with the insistence that tasks be completed almost immediately. Previous studies on workload and productivity include physical aspects, such as how muc

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Updated 12 December 2018

#66

 

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Description Mice lacking importin alpha 5 are not anxious when placed in a stressful situation due inhibition of MeCP2 transport into the nuclei of brain cells - brain short science news

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Updated 12 December 2018

#67

 

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Description How social status affects the cellular response to stress - short science news and articles

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Updated 12 December 2018

#68

 

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Description A newly discovered biological clock in liver cells may explain why people with disrupted sleep are more likely to develop diseases such as diabetes and cancer

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Updated 12 December 2018

#69

 

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Description A non-opioid to treat chronic pain? - short science news and articles

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Updated 12 December 2018

#70

 

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Description People who experience the pain and disfigurement of eczema (aka atopic dermatitis, AD) already have to contend with cracked skin, rashes, weeping sores, and endless itching.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#71

 

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Description Pathologists at Houston Methodist developed a real-time website to track flu cases, just in time to assist physicians, the CDC and patients for the fall 2018 flu season.

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Updated 12 December 2018

#72

 

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Updated 11 December 2018

#73

 

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Description In letter to customers, company declares no evidence supporting Bloomberg report.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#74

 

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Description Read the latest scientific news on ScienceBriefss. Find recent scientific discoveries delivered as short science news. Our daily science briefs let you quickly scan the recent science news and follow only the ones you are interested in. Evidence based science news only!

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Updated 11 December 2018

#75

 

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Description Give your teeth a present with a whopping £200 off flagship Oral-B and Philips Sonicare brushes

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Updated 11 December 2018

#76

 

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Description The way your body knows how much to breathe has a lot to do with why you breathe in the first place.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Students present their new product designs related to the theme of “danger” at the annual final show of the mechanical engineering class called 2.009, Product Design Process.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description The Central Intelligence Agency made six remote-controlled dogs as a part of their MKULTRA "behavior modification" or mind control program. Using brain surgery, newly requested documents show that the dogs were "field operational" and controlled by human beings.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description The maker of a plant-robot from MIT Media Labs has some radical ideas on the future of technology.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description The preliminary announcement comes in the wake of a Trump administration order that agency scientists to stop buying such tissue from humans

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Updated 11 December 2018

#81

 

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Description After six weeks, the administrators are selling off the assets.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#82

 

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Description Teenagers and young adults who receive initial opioid prescriptions from their dentists or oral surgeons are at increased risk for opioid addiction in the following year, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found. The study, which was published in JAMA Internal Medicine, e

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Updated 11 December 2018

#83

 

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Description New research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant. The researchers have reported the results of a large study of birth outcomes in more than 500 overweight or obese

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Real world data from a large Nordic study shows that use of liraglutide, a drug for type 2 diabetes, is associated with a lower risk of myocardial infarction, stroke or cardiovascular death. The study, led by researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, is published in The Lancet Diabetes &

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Updated 11 December 2018

#85

 

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description For most of us, holiday laziness just means slacking off at work—but being less regimented around Christmas and New Year’s is literally deadly for some people.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description The land-speed-record project is dead, and selling off its car.

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description A new spray gel blocks the mechanism that cancer cells use to hide from the immune system. It might be used to kill tumors that are left after surgery.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#89

 

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Description Back in 2016, Digitalist Magazine published a feature on ‘The Rise of the Digital Workforce’. Among other things, the feature outlined the disruptive changes being caused by the increasing digitalisation of major industries worldwide. Notably, “companies like Uber, Airbnb, Skype, and Netflix have be

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Creativity requires us to break away from more common and easily reached ideas but we know little about how this happens in our brain. A study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, shows that brainwaves play a crucial role in inhibiting habitual thinking mo

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Updated 11 December 2018

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Description Last year, uptake of home DNA tests sailed into the stratosphere, giving millions of people around the world a whole new level of insight into the ways their genes work, and helping predict their genetic risk for disease.

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Updated 11 December 2018

#92

 

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Updated 11 December 2018

#93

 

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Description A nanogel that kills lingering cancer cells after surgery could help reduce the chances of the tumor growing back.

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making painting look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, and PM hung

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Updated 10 December 2018

#95

 

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Description In the presence of two stressors, such as antibiotics and predators, bacteria adapt less quickly - life short science news

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Updated 10 December 2018

#96

 

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Description Regular flu vaccination may save lives of heart failure patients - daily short science news headlines

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Updated 10 December 2018

#97

 

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Description Bacterial "sleeper" cells evade antibiotics and weaken the immune system from the inside - health short science news

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Updated 10 December 2018

#98

 

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Description Armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hampers health care response and vaccine distribution to combat deadly virus

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Updated 10 December 2018

#99

 

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Description New study suggests our minds can influence our physiology as much as our genes

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Updated 10 December 2018

#100

 

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Description Researchers plan to enroll approximately 420 couples in clinical trial.

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Updated 10 December 2018

#101

 

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Description Watch A Smart Tattoo That Changes Color When Your Blood Sugar Rises, a Tech video from Seeker.

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Updated 10 December 2018

#102

 

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Description The “smartphone revolution” has truly changed the way consumers interact with brands. From discover and search to purchases, the entire…...

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description Apple has hired Jason Oberfest, former CEO of Mango Health, to reportedly help its users adhere to prescription instructions.

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description The idea of a cancer vaccine is something researchers have been working on for over 50 years, but until recently they were never able to prove exactly how such a vaccine would work. Now, a team of researchers at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at Université de Montréal

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description A 94% accurate diagnosis of bladder cancer using atomic force microscopy on urine.

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description A long-standing problem in optics holds that an improved resolution in imaging is offset by a loss in the depth of focus. Now, scientists are joining computation with X-ray imaging as they develop a new and exciting technique to bypass this limitation. The upcoming Advanced Photon Source Upgrade

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also toxic for humans, making it impossible to use them as antibiotic drugs. After performing a systematic study of the antimicrobial properties of a toxin normally

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description ‘Anhedonia’ (the loss of pleasure) is one of the key symptoms of depression. An important component of this symptom is an inability to feel excitement in anticipation of events; however the brain mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are poorly understood. Now, in a study involving marmosets, sci

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Updated 10 December 2018

#109

 

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Description Just as a messy home or dozens of unopened emails can be the physical manifestation of a person’s stress, accumulations of unfolded proteins are enough to trigger a stress response inside a cell. And just like picking up clutter or clearing out an inbox can help reduce stress levels, the so-called u

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description Researchers have discovered that a hormone, fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), is extremely elevated in mice with liver disease that mimics the same condition in patients with methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), a serious genomic disorder. Based on this finding, medical teams treating patients with MMA

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description Like other organisms, bacteria constantly have to fight to survive in hostile living conditions. Together with colleagues in Finland, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön have discovered that bacteria adapt to their environment more slowly and less efficiently as

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description The discovery of three biomarkers that detect mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s has the potential to lead to the development of a saliva test to diagnose the chronic neurodegenerative disease. University of Alberta scientists Liang Li and Roger Dixon examined saliva samples from three set

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description A spray applied to the wound left by cancer surgery encourages the immune system to attack any cancer cells the surgeons left behind, a study in mice has found

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Updated 10 December 2018

#114

 

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Description A landmark research study at the National Institute of Health is finding that too much screen time is changing the way children's brains are developing.

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Updated 10 December 2018

#116

 

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Description A QUT-led collaboration with University of Adelaide reveals that Australia’s pint-sized banded hare-wallaby is the closest living relative of the giant short-faced kangaroos which roamed the continent for millions of years, but died out about 40,000 years ago. Published in Systematic Biology, the

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Updated 10 December 2018

#117

 

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Description Without T-cells, the cells responsible for fighting off foreign cells, we humans are pretty vulnerable to disease. The T-cells themselves however rely on immune system sentinels, dendritic cells, to seek our and flag anything suspicious.

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Updated 10 December 2018

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Description A new plasma treatment for 3D-printed bone implants improves the bonding of bone-forming cells.

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Updated 09 December 2018

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Description The New England Journal of Medicine tweeted a photo of a blood clot a man coughed up in the shape of the right bronchial tree of his lung. Twitter user reactions ranged from horrified to fascinated.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 09 December 2018