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This Doctor's Revolutionary Stem Cell Treatments Could Eradicate HIV

Scott Kitchen's research could significantly up survival rates from the virus.<p>For more than 30 frustrating years, doctors have struggled to find a …

Stem Cells

How to Enhance Your Medical Education

<i>The most powerful form of medical education is diving into real-life application.</i>When preparing to become a physician, most think of conventional …

Medical Education

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

Researchers shed new light on RNA's journey out of a cell's nucleus

Cells secure DNA within their nuclei like a secret code stashed in a vault. However, the tightly controlled borders of the nucleus create a …

Protein

Research: Job Interviews Are Pretty Much Useless

A Harvard professor makes a radical suggestion: let's ditch job interviews. Is he on to something?<p>It's not news that job interviews are problematic. Anyone who's been on the hiring side of the table for awhile has stories of candidates who seemed exceptional in interviews and ended up being duds at …

Employment

This essay helped one student get into Harvard Business School — here's why it works

While it's only one part of the application — and a mediocre essay <i>might</i> suffice if you're an otherwise ideal candidate — a superb essay can be the game-changer that pushes you into "yes" territory.<p>These essays give prospective students an opportunity to show administrators their true motives and …

College & University

How to Record Your iPad Screen

How to Record Your iPad Screen<p>Updated on June 30, 2017<p>How Do They Do That?<p>YouTube is littered with tutorials and app reviews that show you how to do …

AirPlay

25 Best Open Source Alternatives For Expensive Applications In 2018

Why we are still fond of <b>expensive applications</b> like Microsoft Windows, Adobe, Autodesk etc. when there are a lot of <b>open source alternatives</b> to …

The East Indian Secret to Cancer-Free Life: A Remedy with Only 3 Ingredients!

Were you aware of the fact that East Indians have considerably lower rates of cancer? Here is what d-r Carolyn Andersons says about this fact.<p>East …

Scientists testing HIV cure report 'remarkable' progress after patient breakthrough

UK scientists and clinicians working on a groundbreaking trial to test a possible cure for HIV infection say they have made remarkable progress after a test patient showed no sign of the virus following treatment.<p>The research, being carried out by five of Britain’s top universities with NHS …

Medicine

The "Exact Opposite" of a Palaeo Diet Is Probably Best For Long Life

Back to the drawing board.<p>A low protein, high carbohydrate diet may be the most effective for stimulating a hormone with life-extending and …

DIY 'garage' scientists could unleash genetically-edited organisms into wild, warn experts

Garage scientists' could unleash dangerous genetically-modified organisms into the environment using unregulated technology which is already available online, a new report has warned.<p>The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said that chemistry kits which allow genetic editing can already be bought online …

Monsanto Finally Licenses the Most Important Biotech Discovery of the 21st Century

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You may not have noticed, but until last week <b>Monsanto</b> (NYSE: MON) was operating with a very noticeable omission in its research and development arsenal. It's a wonder it took so long to plug. Perhaps senior management was caught up with a failed bid for <b>Syngenta</b> and its …

The Government Just Put Medical Researchers on Notice

The government has a message for medical researchers: publish your data in a timely fashion, or risk a financial penalty.<p>On Friday, the National …

Clinical Trials

Paralyzed man regains use of arms and hands after experimental stem cell therapy

Kris Boesen (credit: USC)Doctors at the USC Neurorestoration Center and Keck Medicine of USC injected an experimental treatment* made from stem cells …

Medicine

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

Education

Beyond Nanotech: What’s Femtotechnology?

The nanotech field was arguably launched by Richard Feynman’s 1959 talk “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” As Feynman said then: “It is a …

Nanotech

Study shows how Chinese medicine kills cancer cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have shown how a complex mix of plant compounds derived from ancient clinical practice in China – a …

IBM is one step closer to mimicking the human brain

Scientists at IBM have claimed a computational breakthrough after imitating large populations of neurons for the first time.<p>Neurons are electrically …

Neuroscience

Stanford researchers ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were "stunned" by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research involved only 18 patients and was …

The Brain

Scientists Have Managed To Edit HIV Out Of Infected Cells

The last few years has seen a massive leap in terms of genome editing. With the development of the incredible CRISPR/Cas9 technique, never before …

Scientists are finding out that some genes thought to be ‘essential’ for human health actually aren't

If they aren't able to code proteins properly, then we simply won't survive — or will be saddled with the symptoms of any number of serious diseases.<p>That's been the conventional thought. But geneticists are beginning to question that idea.<p>They're finding more and more people who are perfectly …

Genetics

How to Backup an iPhone to External Hard Drive with Mac OS X

For those of us with larger storage size iPhone and iPad models, backing up the device locally can be a burden on limited disk space. A simple …

Operating Systems

Research Update: NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach on CROI 2016 (Video)

By Miguel Gomez, Director, AIDS.gov, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health …

Public Health

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia
Cancer

"Genetic Scissors" Could Completely Eliminate HIV From Cells

A snipping enzyme edits DNA with no mistakes<p>Thanks to the cocktail of drugs that make up antiretroviral therapy, HIV is no longer a death sentence. But there are downsides to antiretroviral therapy—taking the treatment for many years is expensive, increases drug resistance, and could cause adverse …

Genetics

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Clinical Trials

Orgasm Imperative: Are we expecting too much from sex?

Now we know<p>Science has given us a lot of interesting research on the ‘O’ subject recently, from why orgasms feel SO good to why it’s impossible for …

Planned Parenthood

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …