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Stimulating Muscle Growth

Stimulating Muscle Growth

A leg extension machine used to work the muscles of the lower body. Source: George Stepanek. Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada have determined that muscle fatigue and not the amount of weight involved is the critical factor ...

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Simplified Cervical Cancer Screening

Researchers at the European Union’s MicroActive project developed a new method of cervical cancer screening that is easy to use, provides instant results, and greatly lowers the cost of diagnostic tests for the disease. Doctors could potentially use their new ...

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Memory Encoding Methods

Memory Encoding Methods

Researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) have uncovered a process used to encode memories in the synapse layer connecting neurons of the human brain. In order to ensure memories are encoded in the synapse and retrievable ...

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Self Cleaning Fabrics

Self Cleaning Fabrics

A team of researchers at Monash University in Australia and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a process that cause keratins to self clean and protect themselves from UV degradation. Keratins are a type of natural protein and the ...

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