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New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

Professor Naviaux (Credit: University of San Diego) Researchers from the University of San Diego in California have used a newly discovered function of an existing drug, to reinstate cell communications in a mouse model of autism, reversing the symptoms of ...

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First Brain-to-Brain Interface Demonstrated

First Brain-to-Brain Interface Demonstrated

Researchers at Duke University have demonstrated for the first time an electronic link between the brains of pairs of rats. The link allowed the rats to communicate directly and solve simple tasks. A follow up research demonstrated a similar link ...

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Study: Slow to Grow Babies Catch up by Early Teens

Study: Slow to Grow Babies Catch up by Early Teens

Professor Alan Emond from Bristol University who conducted the research A recently published research conducted by scientists from the University of Bristol revealed that most babies who are slow to gain weight in the first 9 months of their life ...

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mChip – Super Fast and Cheap Blood Test

mChip – Super Fast and Cheap Blood Test

mChip test Researchers at Columbia University recently completed the development of a tiny inexpensive chip capable of quickly detecting HIV, syphilis and other infectious diseases. During a recent experiments, prototypes of the credit card-sized mChip were used with hundreds of ...

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V-chip does 50 Tests with One Drop of Blood

V-chip does 50 Tests with One Drop of Blood

The V-chip (Credit: Lidong Qin and Yujun Song) Scientists at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute and MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a special chip that can quickly analyze up to 50 different biomarkers in one go. The chip can help ...

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Whiskers-like Sense for Humans under Development

The following study will definitely go up high on the strange research list. Scientists from the Weizmann Institute in Israel decided to add whiskers as an extra sense to human subjects in order to try and better understand how the ...

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FIT T-shirt Will Monitor your Health Wirelessly

FIT T-shirt Will Monitor your Health Wirelessly

FIT medical sensing shirt (Credit: Maxim Integrated) California based company Maxim Integrated recently announced a model for a vital signs monitoring shirt. The T-shirt is able to measures 3-lead ECG, body temperature, and motion and report record this information wirelessly ...

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Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

How the technology works Engineers working for MIT developed a new way which increases the permeability of the skin allowing for new, novel ways of injecting drugs without the use of a needle. Researchers at MIT working with Ultrasound (sound ...

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New Spray will Stop Bananas from Spoiling

New Spray will Stop Bananas from Spoiling

Bananas Spoiling (Credit: TheTimeLapseGuys) Researchers from the Tianjin University of Science and Technology in China successfully developed a method extending the shelf life of bananas after they are picked. For the first time a special coating will be able to ...

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New: a Personal Vegetable Factory

New: a Personal Vegetable Factory

Agri-Cube – an inside look Agri-Cube – an illustration One of Japan’s largest construction companies – Daiwa House recently introduced a line of ready-made hydroponic vegetable units called Agri-Cube, intended for hotels and restaurants the unit might also be suitable ...

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