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A 20 second laser procedure that turns brown eyes blue

December 12th, 2017 at 10:22 am » Comments Off

Considering that blue eyes feature quite significantly in pop culture, it is surprising that only 17% of the world’s population actually have them.



An organism that regenerates could allow us to heal humans

December 1st, 2017 at 12:26 pm » Comments Off

The gecko’s remarkable ability to regenerate its tail in the space of a month could help scientists figure out how to heal spine injuries in humans, and it’s all down to the regenerative ability of stem cells.



Heavy metal found in meteoroids kills cancer cells

November 25th, 2017 at 12:39 pm » Comments Off

Iridium—the world’s second densest metal—can kill cancer cells by filling them with a deadly version of oxygen, while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.



Breakthrough: Scientists reverse aging in human cells

November 16th, 2017 at 1:30 am » Comments Off

Seniors may soon be able to live disease-free for their entire lives.



Young people’s blood could help treat Alzheimer’s

November 6th, 2017 at 10:09 am » Comments Off

It sounds more like science fiction than real world science, but researchers at Stanford University announced the first results of a novel study in which they infused blood from young donors into a small number of people with mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer’s disease in the hopes of improving the disease’s symptoms.



This handheld 3D body scanning device could replace the MRI — using the motion-sensing technology from a Nintendo Wii

November 4th, 2017 at 5:37 pm » Comments Off

Why can’t handheld ultrasound devices come with the same motion-sensing technology inside a video game controller?



Researchers create a fast-sealing surgical ‘glue’ for closing wounds

October 27th, 2017 at 10:02 am » Comments Off

It’s elastic enough to keep a wound sealed on an inflated lung.



FDA approves second gene-altering treatment for cancer

October 24th, 2017 at 8:58 am » Comments Off

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the second in a radically new class of treatments that genetically reboot a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancer.



Edible sensor can measure your gut from within

October 13th, 2017 at 1:12 pm » Comments Off

It clings to your intestinal wall to track abnormalities and help diagnose disorders.



Company uses patient’s own cells to put and end to baldness, aging skin and tendon degeneration

October 10th, 2017 at 10:24 am » Comments Off

Hollywood has made movies about it. Industries have made billions from it. And if the volume of scripture is any indication, the Almighty God must have placed great value on his creation of the head of human hair. After all, He gave Samson—the strongest man of whom the Bible tells—his immense strength through his hair […]



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