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May 27th, 2015 at 9:24 pm

New crazy device that promises perfect vision for the rest of your life


Having invented a device that lets you see “three times better than 20/20 vision” without wearing any contacts or glasses at all — for an entire lifetime, an optometrist from British Columbia believes he’s created the holy grail of corrective lenses.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:19 pm

Turning blood into neural cells


McMaster University scientists, discovered, simply by having people roll up their sleeve and provide a blood sample, how to make adult sensory neurons from human patients. Continue Reading »

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May 21st, 2015 at 5:49 pm

Teenager designs system that can keeps you safe from germs on planes


Plane are generally disgusting germ-filled places.  Who knows what is on that tray table, and what kind of germs that person with a hacking cough in the seat next to you will spread?   Continue Reading »


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May 20th, 2015 at 1:28 pm

95 percent of parents of overweight children think they look ‘just right’


After researchers looked at data on how parents perceive their overweight young children, they learned that 94.9 percent believe the kids’ size to be “just right.”   Continue Reading »

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May 19th, 2015 at 4:46 pm

Delivering drugs straight into the brain


A team of Canadian scientists has found a way to inject the drugs directly into the brain, breaking the barrier of the human body that keeps the nervous and circulatory systems apart by using “carrier” antibodies.   Continue Reading »

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May 13th, 2015 at 9:25 pm

Improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas with smarter, cheaper technologies


Scientists from Stanford University School of Medicine have developed new paper and flexible polymer substrates with special sensing devices for rapid and accurate detection of pathogens such as HIV, various bacteria, and CD4+ T lymphocytes.   Continue Reading »

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May 13th, 2015 at 9:19 pm

Here’s what to know before starting a digital detox


From endlessly scanning social media sites to incessantly checking emails, we don’t always have the healthiest relationship with technology, we tote around serious digital baggage day after day that wreaks havoc on our minds and bodies.   Continue Reading »

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May 8th, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Creating artificial blood vessels


Researchers from Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) and Vienna Medical University (MedUni Vienna) have developed artificial blood vessels made from a special elastomer material (thermoplastic polyurethanes) with excellent mechanical properties.   Continue Reading »

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May 5th, 2015 at 11:41 am

Body Labs 3D body scanning could find applications in everything from fashion to fitness

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Body Labs 3D body scan.

Manhattan-based startup Body Labs wants to 3D scan human bodies. But unlike scanning a piece of furniture, your body changes, and a scan today won’t be exactly the same as a scan made three weeks ago. That is exactly what Body Labs is counting on. Body Labs is exploring just one of its technology’s applications to build a happier, healthier you by tracking your body’s subtle changes.



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April 24th, 2015 at 1:41 pm

Report: E-Cigarette use has risen sharply among teens


According to recently released federal data, the use of E-cigarettes among middle- and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, bringing the share of high school students who use them to 13 percent — more than smoke traditional cigarettes.   Continue Reading »

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