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UK architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has rebranded as simply RSHP following the death of its founder Richard Rogers late last year. Read more
A new article published in The New England Journal of Medicine has offered insights into the world’s first pig-to-human heart transplant, which took place earlier this year. The researchers report the patient died unexpectedly nearly two months after the procedure and the exact cause of death is still unclear.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Heart, Transplant, Animals, University o
Human balance is known to decline with age, and an international team of researchers has provided new evidence around whether this particular ability can serve as an indicator for risk of disease and death. The study involving more than 1,700 subjects found a disproportionate rate of death among those unable to complete a 10-second balance test, with the authors suggesting such an examination cou
A promising new future for Minneapolis is emerging from the trauma of George Floyd's murder by a police officer two years ago, writes his friend and local architect James Garrett Jr. Read more

Uncontrolled inflammation in the human body can drive a variety of serious health conditions, including cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, so discoveries around how it works can benefit the field of medicine in wide-ranging ways. A new example of this illuminates the key role a certain enzyme plays in the process, and how it uses a type of "sugar tag" to prevent excessive death of healthy cells.Con
Scientists probing the biological underpinnings of Parkinson's disease have made an important discovery, shedding new light on the demise of cells that drives neurodegeneration linked to the condition. The breakthrough helps explain why some neurons are susceptible to this form of cell death, and raises some new possibilities around how it might be prevented.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, Sci
A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in the US in 2021, after heart disease and cancer. Another new CDC report estimates nearly 60 percent of the entire US population had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 by February 2022.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Coronavirus (COVID-19),
Hundreds of scientists around the globe have shared data to create the world's first brain growth chart. The project incorporated MRI scans from subjects of all ages to offer a unique portrait of how our brains change over the course of a lifetime.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: Brain, MRI, Imaging, Neuroscience, King's College London
at kew gardens   running until april 24th, the exhibition ‘zadok ben-david: natural reserve’ at kew gardens in the UK explores the ever-increasing fragility of the natural world through the over 17,000 etched, hand-painted flowers from the artist’s series titled ‘blackfield.’   the themes of tragedy and hope, as well as shining a uniquely creative […] 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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