Science

Disciplined and observational study of the natural world including, but not limited to: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Earth Science.

Music Glove Helps Paralyzed Patients

Music Glove Helps Paralyzed Patients

The MMT on the hand (Credit: Georgia Tech) Researchers from Georgia Tech created a wireless, “musical glove” that can improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (or SCI). Although not the subject of the current ...

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Cornell’s Terahertz Chip Can Detect Skin Cancer

Cornell’s Terahertz Chip Can Detect Skin Cancer

Researchers from Cornell University have developed a novel method of generating terahertz signals using an inexpensive silicon chip. This new method has a broad range of potential applications including ones in medical imaging, security and wireless data transfer. Terahertz radiation ...

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Scientists Discover Sleep REM Disorder Mechanism

Scientists Discover Sleep REM Disorder Mechanism

Researchers from the University of Toronto discovered how two powerful brain chemical systems work together to paralyze muscles during REM sleep. This finding may help scientists better understand and treat sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, tooth grinding and might even shed ...

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Did an Israeli Company Developed a Cure for ALS?

Did an Israeli Company Developed a Cure for ALS?

NurOwn process BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics – an Israeli biomed company currently conducting Phase I/II clinical trials on patients suffering from ALS, reported that at least some of the patients treated with its NurOwn cell therapy shown considerable improvement including walking ...

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Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Sentinel mission orbit (Credit: B612) NASA is currently spending only 5 million dollars a year looking for huge earth crossing asteroids. Thankfully so far none has been found, however very little effort has been done to locate many of the ...

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New Medicinal Marijuana: Benefits Without the High

New Medicinal Marijuana: Benefits Without the High

Tikun Olam’s medicinal grade cannabis Israeli scientists have successfully developed the first strain of cannabis that doesn’t cause intoxication. The new treatment has recently been offered to patients eligible for medicinal marijuana treatment in Israel after undergoing scientific testing in ...

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AxoTrack – The Virtual Needle

AxoTrack – The Virtual Needle

AxoTrack needle AxoTrack ultrasound-guided procedure A unique patented technology developed by a emergency-room doctor is about to change the way many medical procedures involving needles are preformed and increase the success rate of first needle insertion from about 37% up ...

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Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Research scientist Corey Campbell and graduate research assistant Alex Radnaev make adjustments to optimize the overlap of laser beams used to cool trapped atoms. The work is part of a Georgia Tech research project aimed at developing an ultra-precise nuclear ...

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Sleeping after you Learn will Help you Remember

Sleeping after you Learn will Help you Remember

Professor Jessica Payne from the (Credit: Notre Dame Department of Psychology) Leran – Sleep (Credit: University of Notre Dame) Researchers from the University of Notre Dame discovered that going to sleep after learning new information might be the best way ...

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Pacemaker Powered by the Human Heart

An artificial pacemaker from St. Jude Medical, with electrode (Credit: Steven Fruitsmaak) Prof. Daniel J. Inman Two aerospace engineers from the University of Michigan created a revolutionary pacemaker which does not require conventional batteries. Instead the device uses vibrations which ...

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