Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

New Blood Test May Pinpoint Cancer Tumors

Monday, March 13th, 2017

New Blood Test May Pinpoint Cancer Tumors

http://www.healthline.com/health-news/new-blood-test-may-pinpoint-cancer-tumors

repair damaged spinal cords

Monday, March 13th, 2017

repair damaged spinal cords

How to write a TED talk: Ottawa professor Andrew Pelling and the shiny blue key

Blue Origin, New Glenn

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Blue Origin, New Glenn

https://www.blueorigin.com/#youtubeBTEhohh6eYk

Mars may once again become a more Earth-like habitable environment

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Mars may once again become a more Earth-like habitable environment

http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/V2050/pdf/8250.pdf

Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Appetite in Mice

Monday, March 13th, 2017

bone is an endocrine organ that regulates energy metabolism through the release of a hormone called osteocalcin.

Bone-Derived Hormone Suppresses Appetite in Mice

 

Precise technique tracks dopamine in the brain

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Precise technique tracks dopamine in the brain

New sensor could reveal the neurotransmitter’s role in learning and habit formation.

http://news.mit.edu/2017/precise-technique-tracks-dopamine-brain-0303

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017, MIT Technology Review

Monday, March 13th, 2017

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017, MIT Technology Review

https://www.technologyreview.com/lists/technologies/2017/

 

The first fully 3-D-printed heart-on-a-chip

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The first fully 3-D-printed heart-on-a-chip

Technique paves the way for more complex, customizable devices

October 24, 2016 | Editor’s Pick Audio/Video
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http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/10/the-first-fully-3-d-printed-heart-on-a-chip/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=hu-twitter-general

David Deutsch: Chemical scum that dream of distant quasars

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Filmed July 2005 at TEDGlobal 2005
David Deutsch: Chemical scum that dream of distant quasars

Toxic air pollution nanoparticles discovered in the human brain

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Toxic air pollution nanoparticles discovered in the human brain

A team involving Oxford University scientists has, for the first time, discovered tiny magnetic particles from air pollution lodged in human brains – and researchers think they could be a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
Magnetic particles

http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2016-09-07-toxic-air-pollution-nanoparticles-discovered-human-brain