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Wake Forest University | Organ manufacturing

Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence The field of regenerative medicine is moving from the realm of science fiction to science fact. From fingers and ears to complex organs like livers or hearts, scientists at Wake Forest University are making headway into growing … Continue reading

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DNA-Destroying Chip Being Embedded Into Mobile Phones

Before It’s News According to Dr. Boian Alexandrov at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, terahertz (THz) waves destroy human DNA. The waves literally unzip the helix strand. Now a team of technologists … Continue reading

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Memory in Adults Impacted by Versions of Four Genes

Science Daily Two research studies, co-led by UC Davis neurologist Charles DeCarli and conducted by an international team that included more than 80 scientists at 71 institutions in eight countries, has advanced understanding of the genetic components of Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

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Herbicide Can Induce Morphological Changes in Vertebrate Animals: Tadpoles Change Shape

University of Pittsburgh Science Daily The world’s most popular weed killer, Roundup®, can cause amphibians to change shape, according to research recently published in Ecological Applications. Rick Relyea, University of Pittsburgh professor of biological sciences in the Kenneth P. Dietrich … Continue reading

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Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion.

Sansone R.A. & Sansone L.A. Wiley Periodicals/PubMed Abstract In this case report, the authors describe a 48-year-old male who complained to his primary care physician of abdominal discomfort and yellow/orange skin discoloration. Physical examination was normal except for some mild … Continue reading

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How the Human Body Controls Viruses Thought to Cause a Variety of Cancers

Science Daily New research from the Trudeau Institute addresses how the human body controls gamma-herpes viruses, a class of viruses thought to cause a variety of cancers. The study, carried out in the laboratory of Dr. Marcia Blackman, awaits publication … Continue reading

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Washing Your Mouth With A Silver Solution Treats Fungus, Viruses and Yeast

Prevent Disease Yeasts which cause hard-to-treat mouth infections are killed using silver solutions in the laboratory, scientists have found. These yeast infections, caused by Candida albicans and Candida glabrata target the young, old and immuno-compromised. Professor Mariana Henriques, University of … Continue reading

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DARPA Cheetah Sets Speed Record for Legged Robots

DARPA Tv This video shows a demonstration of the “Cheetah” robot galloping at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour (mph), setting a new land speed record for legged robots. The previous record was 13.1 mph, set in 1989. … Continue reading

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Sperm grown in laboratory raise hopes of male infertility treatments

Source: Guardian Mouse sperm were grown using a technique that could also help preserve the fertility of boys undergoing cancer treatment. Scientists have grown sperm in the laboratory in a landmark study that could help preserve the fertility of cancer … Continue reading

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Researchers reveal how cancer cells change once they spread to distant organs

Richard Pietzak EurekAlert Cornell Center on the Microenvironment and Metastasis and Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Research Center findings suggest targeting a single protein may help stop cancer spread. NEW YORK (Feb. 22, 2012) — Oncologists have known that in order … Continue reading

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