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An important aspect of human memory is our ability to conjure specific moments from the vast array of experiences that have occurred in any given setting. For example, if asked to recommend a tourist itinerary for a city...
A team of Case Western Reserve University researchers and technicians used a mixed-reality platform to create what is believed to be the first interactive holographic “atlas” of the brain, the university announced Thursday. The project, described by researchers as a...
The rise of continuous blood glucose monitor and insulin pump technologies has lessened the intricate task of monitoring and regulating blood glucose levels for people with diabetes, but improvements to these devices could still significantly improve lives. Researchers at Rensselaer...
A 68-year-old woman from Nebraska started to feel an irritation in her right eye back in March 2018. Upon flushing it with tap water, she found she had dislodged a moving roundworm about half an inch (1.3 centimeters) in...
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychiatric condition linked to surviving or witnessing a traumatic life event, will affect around one in 10 Canadians at some point in their lives. PTSD can cause agitation, flashbacks, impaired concentration and memory, insomnia...
New insights into how the colon functions and actually expels its contents have been revealed for the first time following decades of study by Flinders University researchers. It promises new diagnostics tools and treatments for gastrointestinal disorders to address problems...
Flu season is upon us. Are your coworkers coming to work sick? In new study from global staffing firm Accountemps, 89 per cent of professionals in Canada admitted they've at least sometimes come to the office with cold or flu...
A thermal camera at a tourist attraction in Edinburgh, Scotland may have helped save a 41-year-old woman’s life recently by spotting her breast cancer before it had been diagnosed. Bal Gill, from Slough in Berkshire, was on holiday in Edinburgh...
The trend away from episiotomies during vaginal childbirth may be hurting many women, a study led by University of B.C. researcher Giulia Muraca shows. Episiotomy was once considered routine, but its use began to decline in the 1990s when a...
The intestinal microbiome is a delicate ecosystem made up of billions and billions of microorganisms, bacteria in particular, that support our immune system, protect us from viruses and pathogens, and help us absorb nutrients and produce energy. The industrialization...

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