Robert Hannan

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US winter has shrunk by more than one month in 100 years

The length of the US winter is shortening, with the first frost of the year arriving more than one month later than it did 100 years ago, according to more than a century of measurements from weather stations nationwide.<p>The trend of ever later first freezes appears to have started around 1980, …

Climate Change

The gift of sight: Montreal surgeon implants bionic eye in blind woman

Sandra Cassell embraced her 2-year-old son, Evan, as he climbed into her lap at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Thursday morning. He peered into her …

Bioengineered Lungs With Intact Blood Vessels Just Came One Step Closer to Reality

A huge deal for successful lung transplants.<p>A group of researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science have …

Medicine

The bionic lens could push eyesight beyond 20/20 vision

Beyond Perfect Eyesight<p>In just a few short years, we’ll be able to improve our eyesight to levels we’ve only dreamed of. At first, it’ll be …

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Microbiology

Making A Better Brain: Scientists Just Discovered a New Kind of Brain Cell

New Neurons<p>Mapping exactly how the human brain functions is, perhaps, the most promising step when it comes to transforming how humans operate on a …

Neuroscience

Tired All the Time? Here's the Easy, All-Natural Fix

Many of us find ourselves asking the dreaded question: Why am I always so tired? Constant exhaustion takes a toll on our bodies and our mood, and it …

Wellness