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Stem cell treatment offers new hope for multiple sclerosis patients

Doctors on Sunday hailed what they say is a major breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, halting progress of the disease and relieving symptoms in some patients.<p>An international trial also found that the stem cell transplant treatment could reduce disability for people with MS, …

Medical Research

What You Need to Know About Stephen Hawking’s Final Physics Paper

Less than two weeks before his death on March 14, beloved cosmologist Stephen Hawking put the final touches on a research paper about the origin and …

Physics

Platypus milk might save us from bacterial infections, and that’s not even the best thing about them

These weird lil’ guys defy everything about how we try to categorize animals.<p>You may have heard that platypuses are going to save us from antibiotic resistance. This may or may not be true. But here’s what we do know: they’re definitely weird enough to pull off a feat like that.<p>Here’s the deal: so …

Try it: This kind of brain training boosts memory best - Futurity

New research identifies a type of brain training that improves memory and attention. It's a little bit like the game Simon.

Where In Our Bodies Do We Feel Emotions?

A 2013 study mapped the emotions of 701 subjects by asking them to note where on their bodies they felt activity increasing or decreasing. Some …

Study claims sex in old age could make you more intelligent

Having sex improved brain function as you age according to a study by Midland university boffins.<p>According to research compiled by Coventry …

Humanity

A Rare Element From The Edge of The Periodic Table Is Breaking Quantum Mechanics

This is amazing.<p>There's a lot we don't know about the actinides. On the periodic table, this series of heavy, radioactive elements hangs at the …

Study Reveals That a Strange Force Is Affecting the Quantum World

Force in a Vacuum<p>The world of nanoparticles can be very different from the world we see. For starters, it’s already unique in terms of mass — these …

Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …

Neurons from stem cells replace damaged neurons, precisely rewiring into the brain

As shown in this <i>in vivo</i> two-photon image, neuronal transplants (blue) connect with host neurons (yellow) in the adult mouse brain in a highly …

Biotech company claims to have successfully used gene therapy against human ageing

In September 2015, then 44 year-old CEO of BioViva USA Inc. Elizabeth Parrish received two of her own company’s experimental gene therapies: one to …

Gene Therapy

Increasing muscle strength can improve brain function: study

Increased muscle strength leads to improved brain function in adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), new results from a recent trial led by the …

Whenever you lie, your brain adjusts to make telling bigger whoppers easier, study finds

Telling small lies causes changes in the brain that lead people down a “slippery slope” towards increasingly large acts of dishonesty, according to a …

Psychology

Toronto's DNAstack launches genomic cloud platform in collaboration with Google

Digital assets have threatened to transform the medical world. The next disruption could lie in cloud-based genomics.<p>Toronto-based genomic startup …

Digital Health

Scientists create live animals from artificial eggs in 'remarkable' breakthrough

Artificial eggs have been grown in a petri dish for the first time, and used to create living animals in a breakthrough hailed as 'remarkable' by British experts.<p>Scientists in Japan proved it is possible to take tissue cells from the tail of a mouse, reprogramme them as stem cells and then turn …

Biology

Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences (CLPS)

March 30, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Michael S. Goodman '74 Memorial Seminar Series. Speaker: Elena Luchkina, Brown University. Title: Social aspects of …

Scientists plan to map every cell in the human body

A project to describe every cell in the human body would have been unrealistic just a few years ago. But international scientists meeting in London …

Genetics

Mind Healing: it's time to conquer our fear of dementia

Earlier this year, the NHS set out plans to trial a comprehensive new health check for 40 year-olds. Questions designed to test for signs of dementia will be included. This is a new departure - until now, screening for dementia has only been offered routinely to those who are 65 or older.<p>Dementia …

From Excel spreadsheets to automation and robots: One biotech company's journey of IT discovery

Horizon Discovery has just embarked on a massive overhaul of the IT estate underpinning its commercial operations. Now, it plans to do the same for …

Can CRISPR Save Ben Dupree? - MIT Technology Review

At 24, Benjamin Dupree has outlived many people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It was diagnosed 15 years ago, after he struggled to get up the …

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

Nichol Bradford Contributor<p>Nichol Bradford is the CEO and Founder of Willow Group, a Transformative Technology Company, and the co-founder and executive director of the Transformative Technology Lab at Sofia University.<p>Ask yourself a simple question. If it were an issue for you, what would you pay …

Researchers develop novel, non-invasive cancer therapy using targeted single-walled carbon nanotubes

A staggering 1.7 million persons in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016, with 600,000 cases ending in death. University of …

New Study to Offer Insight into the Adolescent Brain

There is a lot we don't know about the effects of a child's routine activities--sports, sleep, or screen time--on his or her developing brain. A new long-term study recently launched at 19 research sites around the country and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will collect …

The Demon On Your Chest And Other Terrifying Tales Of Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis has been frightening people for centuries.<p>An unusual condition called sleep paralysis has been frightening people for centuries, and now a new review sums up the many creepy stories from different cultures that try to explain the episodes of waking up and being unable to …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Help Nerve Fibres Repair Themselves

A whole new way to treat paralysis.<p>Scientists have figured out how to make nerve fibres repair themselves in mice, having identified a gene that …

Researchers Have Successfully Stopped Alzheimer's Developing In Mice

Researchers at Imperial College London have shown that by modifying the genetic makeup of a virus they can successfully inhibit Alzheimer’s disease …

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Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

Biotech ETFs get rocked a 2nd straight day

Exchange-traded funds that track the biotechnology sector tumbled on Wednesday, with major funds seeing their second-straight session with a …