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On 26 September, the United Nations announced a plan to raise $13 billion annually for the fight to eradicate tuberculosis by 2030. With 10 million new cases and 1.6 million deaths in 2017, it is the most common...
Oregon Teen invents artificial AI treatment for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer deaths, and Rishab Jain, 13, has invented a treatment that could change that. The Oregon resident won the Young Scientist Challenge with his invention,...
Pioneering research has given a fascinating fresh insight into how animal nervous systems evolved from simple structures to become the complex network transmitting signals between different parts of the body. The new study used simple multicellular organisms called Placozoa...
Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play a critical role in incorporating all of that information so the cells can respond appropriately. Using hard-to-obtain samples of...
Reading, one of the most difficult activities for children with dyslexia, can be improved by the use of green filters. A study described in an article by Brazilian and French researchers reports increased reading speed for nine- and ten-year-old...
Advances in optimisation of the gene-editing technique CRISPR/Cas9 in zebrafish disease models offer a new level of accuracy and specificity previously out of reach for research into human genetic disorders. A wide variety of diseases that affect people of...
A study led by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has shown that carbon fibres can work as battery electrodes, storing energy directly. This opens up new opportunities for structural batteries, where the carbon fibre becomes part of the...
A Stanford-developed virtual reality experience, called "Becoming Homeless," is helping expand research on how this new immersive technology affects people's level of empathy. According to new Stanford research, people who saw in virtual reality, also known as VR, what...
The architecture of each person's brain is unique, and differences may influence how quickly people can complete various cognitive tasks. But how neuroanatomy impacts performance is largely an open question. To learn more, scientists are developing a new tool --...
Using a combination of computational modeling and experimental techniques, a research team has developed new information about how intercellular communication affects the differentiation of an embryonic stem cell colony over time. By providing new information about the role of...

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