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Study Advances Possibility of Mind-Controlled Devices

October 1, 2015 8:27 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

A study published in the journal Nature Medicine has shown a possible path to creating effective neural prosthetics.


Using Zebrafish to Observe How Meningitis Infects the Brain

October 1, 2015 8:27 am | by Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Researchers from Duke University watch in real time as Cyptoccoccal meningitis moves through tissue, blood vessels and into the brain of transparent zebrafish larvae. 


FDA Warns Startup Selling Suspicious Blood-Based Cancer Tests

October 1, 2015 8:26 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

The agency wants more insight into the company's data and marketing materials supporting the effectiveness of their product.


Chilling/Heating Dry Bath

September 30, 2015 10:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Torrey Pines Scientific announces its EchoTherm  Model IC50, Peltier driven, Chilling/Heating Dry Bath with exact sample temperature control. The unit is supplied with a temperature probe to insert directly into the sample or into the sample block.

Particular Brain Connections Linked to Positive Human Traits

September 30, 2015 9:58 am | by University of Oxford | News | Comments

There is a strong correspondence between a particular set of connections in the brain and positive lifestyle and behavior traits, according to a new study.


Inroads Against Leukemia

September 30, 2015 9:45 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

A molecule isolated from sea sponges and later synthesized in the lab can halt the growth of cancerous cells and could open the door to a new treatment for leukemia, according to a team of researchers.


Seasonal Body Clock Discovered in Animals

September 30, 2015 9:37 am | by University of Manchester | News | Comments

Scientists have discovered the cells driving the annual body clock in animals which adapts their body to the changing seasons.


New Test Detects All Viruses That Infect People, Animals

September 30, 2015 9:21 am | by Washington University in St. Louis | News | Comments

A new test detects virtually any virus that infects people and animals, according to research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where the technology was developed.


Data Driven Research and the Next Generation of Informatics

September 30, 2015 8:41 am | by Tim Hoctor, Vice President Professional Services, Elsevier R&D Solutions | Articles | Comments

The wave of new and emerging technologies is significantly impacting the data capabilities and utilization of data in life sciences and drug development research. With the increasing public popularity of wearable devices and mobile health applications, coupled with growth in the use of social media, more data streams are available to researchers looking to extract meaningful information.


Pseudo-platelet Drug Delivery System Targets Cancer

September 30, 2015 8:32 am | by Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Researchers are using patients own platelet membranes to coat drugs and use as nanovehicles for anticancer treatments.


Gel-Based Method Could Simplify 3-D Printing Human Organs

September 30, 2015 8:31 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

A group of researchers from the University of Florida at Gainesville have created a new way of printing complex objects using granular gel.


6-Plex Cytokine Kits for Mouse/Human

September 29, 2015 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

With the launch of the new LUNARIS BioChips96, AYOXXA has innovated the analysis of cytokines relevant to inflammation, immune regulation, and other biological processes.

How Coffee Loves Us Back

September 29, 2015 10:08 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Coffee is everywhere, through history and across the world. And increasingly, science is demonstrating that its popularity is a good thing.


Greater Understanding of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

September 29, 2015 10:01 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

A new genetic study of over 200,000 women reveals the underlying mechanisms of polycystic ovary syndrome, as well as potential interventions.


How the Retina Marches to the Beat of Its Own Drum

September 29, 2015 9:55 am | by Johns Hopkins University | News | Comments

 Researchers report new research that sheds light on how the retina sets its own biological rhythm using a novel light-sensitive pigment, called neuropsin, found in nerve cells at the back of the eye.



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