DNA sequence at the Science Museum in London Developed at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio a new software, which its creators claim puts it ahead of the pack as the fastest genome analysis software around, can take raw sequence data on a person’s genome and search it for disease-causing variations in a matter of hours.
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MIT senior, Christina Tringides, holds a sample of the multifunction fiber. MIT researchers reveal an interface that could make plugging our brain into a computer a reality. Their system uses new fibers less than a width of a hair that could deliver optical signals and drugs directly into the brain, along with electrical readouts to continuously […]
The tricorder was a handheld device, featured on the Star Trek shows and movies, that is able to diagnose a wounded or sick patient in seconds.
Apple released it’s new Health app in late 2014, and many iphone users are still unsure of how the new platform works.
napcab’s napping pod The Napcab is the best thing to ever happen to weary travelers (or ones who could never stand the airport in the first place). The luxurious “sleeping cabins,” located right in the middle of the terminal, are tiny private rooms, fully decked out with luggage storage, a bed and a small workspace. Simply walk up and […]
Nasal spray could improve memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease. A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that an insulin nasal spray can improve cognitive function in those with Alzheimer’s disease and normal age-related memory problems. The study involved 60 adults who had normal age-related memory problems or mild to moderate Alzheimer’s (Claxton […]
90 year old grandmother tries Oculus Rift Nearly 50 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. It is a devastating disease that leaves individuals as shells of their former selves. For the millions of family members of those affected by the disease, one of the hardest things in dealing with the disease is empathizing with the […]
Stroke victims could have more time to seek treatment that could reduce harmful effects on the brain, thanks to tiny blobs of gelatin that could deliver the medication to the brain non-invasively.
It’s been a fast-paced year for 3D printing, with more capital, more companies, and more big ideas than ever. Behind the scenes, we’ve witnessed no fewer than 50 new ventures raising money in the 3D printing sector. That doesn’t include more than 40 crowdfunding projects on Kickstarter alone.
In research published in the medical journal Brain, Saint Louis University researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D. and colleagues within SLU, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other academic institutions have discovered a way to block a pain pathway in animal models of chronic neuropathic pain including pain caused by chemotherapeutic agents and bone cancer pain […]