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The growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is seeing scientists get more and more creative in their search for new drugs that might help us maintain the upper hand. Tobacco flowers, rattlesnake venom and Brazilian berries are just a few of the places to turn up exciting new antibiotic candidates of late, and now researchers have uncovered what they say is a potential goldmine of a
Revolutions is a series that brings together a hand-picked selection of recent articles bringing together cutting-edge insights into major scientific advances. This installment brings you up to date with the ground-breaking new discoveries made around the regenerative possibilities of induced pluripotent stem cells, which can theoretically be coaxed into any kind of cell in the human body.
the vision is to democratize access to renewable energy by creating cooperative micro-grids in local communities. The post SPACE10’s miniature wooden village combines the potential of solar panels and blockchain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
It was just last month that we heard about a brain implant which dispenses a protein to stop seizures in epileptic rats. An unrelated British/Canadian study now suggests that a brain implant in humans, which delivers that same protein, could be used to treat and even reverse the effects of Parkinson's disease... Continue Reading Potential Parkinson's treatment delivers protein directly to
Reuters reports that each of the three companies has submitted initial bids for NXC Corp, the holding firm that houses Nexon. ...
It's a sad fact that past the age of about 35, we begin to progressively lose muscle mass. This can be somewhat offset through exercise, although most people still generally tend to get weaker as they get older. A new drug could help, as it's been shown to increase muscle size and strength in elderly mice... Continue Reading Muscle-maintaining drug has potential to help seniors stay spry
Diabetes is defined by the body's inability to keep blood-sugar levels in check, something that is normally handled by insulin. More and more research is tracing this problem back to faulty beta cells in the pancreas that are failing to produce the hormone, and more and more research is uncovering potential pathways to restore their function. Medical scientists have now made a promising br
Games4EU has put together a breakdown of the Brexit deal the UK government is set to vote on this month, outlining why the organization says the plan is a raw deal for game developers in the UK. ...
Two new studies suggest the psychiatric benefits of ketamine treatment may extend beyond just the targeting of depression. The research demonstrates ketamine may be helpful in targeting both anxiety- and substance abuse-related depression... Continue Reading Dual studies highlight ketamine’s potential to treat anxiety and addiction Category: Medical Tags: Addiction An
Given its huge reliance on patients self-reporting their symptoms and then doctors interpreting those symptoms, diagnosing depression is far from a simple undertaking. Breakthroughs in neuroscience are continuing to shine a light on how this mental health disorder operates, including the revelation of distinctive markers that may make it much simpler to diagnose. New research further adds is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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