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Think Root Canals Are Safe? Hear What This Doctor Did With His!

Monty Python - Press Conference at The London Palladium

I Knew the Healthcare System Wasn't Perfect, But I Never Knew This!

Celtic Thunder Cruise 2013

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Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably)

Shaka Senghor: Why your worst deeds don't define you

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Why Synthetic Biology Is the Field of the Future — NOVA Next | PBS

Most Americans may not be familiar with synthetic biology, but they may come to appreciate its advances someday soon. Synthetic biology focuses on …

New medical gel grows bone tissue exactly where you need it

Repairing seriously damaged bones is normally a delicate art; while you want to regrow bones quickly, you also have to carefully manage that growth to produce the right shape. Thankfully, Rice University has created a gel that makes it easier to produce only the bone tissue a patient needs. The …

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Gains Fans, But Remains Unproven

If you've Googled tennis elbow or plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendon pain you've almost certainly come across platelet-rich plasma, a treatment that uses a person's own blood to create an injection intended to speed healing.<p>You've also probably come across names like Kobe Bryant, Maria Sharapova, …

Inquest hears of death of woman in 'freak accident' at Kew Gardens

An inquest has heard how a woman was killed by falling branches at Kew Gardens during a third birthday party – and that it was pure "fluke" that the birthday girl herself was not killed too.<p>Tess Marshall told the court she had run for her life and called to her friend Erena Wilson, 31, to flee. But …

What do you want to know about sleep? Neuroscientists answered your questions

Do you have difficulty getting enough sleep? Sleep problems affect one in three of us at any one time, and about 10% of the population on a chronic basis. Of Guardian readers who responded to a recent poll, 23% reported that they sleep between four and six hours a night.<p>With continued lack of …

New tumor-targeting agent images and treats wide variety of cancers

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) report that a new class of tumor-targeting agents can seek out and find …

Nasa records solar flare on sun's surface - video

Images recorded by Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory show a significant solar flare, classified as an X.2.2 flare, on the sun's surface on Tuesday. A bright beam can be seen being emitted from the sun, which indicates a surge in energy. The observatory captures images of the sun for 24 hours a day

Emotion-reading Pepper personal robot set for 2015 release

Pepper was jointly developed by SoftBank Mobile and Aldebaran Robotics SAS, which is the company responsible for the NAO and NAO Next Gen humanoid …

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