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Gut bacteria that 'talk' to human cells may lead to new treatments

Gut bacteria that 'talk' to human cells may lead to new treatments

Neelansh Bhartiya 03/09/2017 0
We have a symbiotic relationship with the trillions of bacteria that live in our bodies -- they help us, we help them. It turns out that they even speak the same language. And new research from The Rockefeller University and the Icahn School of Medic...
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Eye Scans to Detect Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease

Eye Scans to Detect Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease

Neelansh Bhartiya 03/09/2017 0
It is said that eyes are the window to the soul. Well, what about the window to our health?We recently reported on two AI systems trained to detect eye diseases, specifically diabetic retinopathy and congenital cataracts. Now, we’ve found groups exte...
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Tiny nanopackages built out of DNA help scientists peek at how neurons work

Tiny nanopackages built out of DNA help scientists peek at how neurons work

Neelansh Bhartiya 30/08/2017 0
A team of scientists from the University of Chicago designed a way to use microscopic capsules made out of DNA to deliver a payload of tiny molecules directly into a cell. The technique, detailed Aug. 21 in Nature Nanotechnology, gives scientists an ...
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Magnetothermal Genetics: A Fourth Tool in the Brain-Hacking Toolbox

Magnetothermal Genetics: A Fourth Tool in the Brain-Hacking Toolbox

Neelansh Bhartiya 30/08/2017 0
A scientist wanting to hack into an animal’s brain used to have three different tools to choose from: electric current, drugs, and light. Now there’s a fourth: magnetic fields. In a paper published last week in the open-access journal eLife, scientis...
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Replacement Joints with Antibiotics on Board Mean Lower Chance of Infection & Fewer Surgeries

Replacement Joints with Antibiotics on Board Mean Lower Chance of Infection & Fewer Surgeries

Neelansh Bhartiya 18/08/2017 0
For about a million Americans each year, a joint replacement brings relief from pain and restored mobility. But, 5–10% of those people have to endure another surgery within seven years, and most of those are due to an infection in their new joint. If...
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Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions

Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions

Biophlox Admin 10/03/2016 0
The CRISPR-Cas9 tool makes genetic engineering cheap and easy, making it a powerful tool that has the potential to be abused. Video provided by NewsyT...
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