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What Tesla’s new Gigafactory means for electric vehicles

Tesla‘s new Gigafactory opened at the end of July in Nevada, with much excitement from both the media and the general public. Only 14 percent of the massive structure has been built, with the rest of the $5 billion project to be concluded by 2020. According to Tesla, battery cell production will …

Electric Vehicles

Science has developed a magnetic ink that'll keep your electronics healthy

The last time I broke my laptop, I immediately rushed it to the Apple Store because well, what could I really do to fix it besides that? While more …

Groundbreaking fertilisation technique could allow gay couples to have babies with each other

A new experiment defies nature and might one day let two males have babies with each other.<p>The shocking new study overthrows the idea that it is only …

Experimental drug reduces protein clumps and slows memory loss in early Alzheimer's

In the search for a treatment capable of changing the course of Alzheimer's disease, new findings are offering a rare glimmer of hope: In a preliminary trial of subjects suffering from memory and thinking problems or diagnosed with early Alzheimer's, a bioengineered medication called aducanumab has …

At Cal State, student homelessness has been hidden until now

Racing from her last class of the day at Cal State Long Beach, Shellv Candler had about an hour to get to Wilmington. Her mother was trying to save her a bed at the Doors of Hope Women's Shelter, but curfew was 6:45 sharp.<p>The college student's commute by bus and train was stressful. But she and her …

College & University

Researchers succeed in developing a genome editing technique that does not cleave DNA - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A team involving Kobe University researchers has succeeded in developing Target-AID, a genome editing technique that does not cleave the DNA. The …

New Brain-Mapping Technique Captures Every Connection Between Neurons - MIT Technology Review

The human brain is among the universe’s greatest remaining uncharted territories. And as with any mysterious land, the secret to understanding it …

Ocean Waves Could Supply the World's Power and Drinking Water

A new kind of renewable energy technology in use off Australia’s coast converts the relentless movement of the ocean’s waves into what is potentially …

Electronic ‘Neural Dust’ Could Monitor Your Brain

Wireless sensors that can be implanted in a person’s body to control robotic devices have been developed by researchers hoping to transform …

Strange Minerals From Siberian Mine Are Unlike Anything Found in Nature

From deep inside a Siberian mine, researchers have catalogued a series of materials unlike any others yet found in the ground. They do, however, bear …

Nanoparticles Could be Used to Target Bone Cancers in Large Mammals

At the University of Illinois, an engineer teamed up with a veterinarian to test a bone cancer drug delivery system in animals bigger than the …

Here are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2016, according to the WEF

What will be this year’s biggest technological breakthrough? The World Economic Forum (WEF) and <i>Scientific American</i> recently tackled that question, …

A “breathholding time” for Alzheimer’s research as trials focus on seeking a cure

At the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference this week, attendees eagerly anticipated the result of a 15-month trial of a new drug to combat the disorder. If successful, it could potentially have been one of the first effective treatments for the brain-destroying disease, which …

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I am a Muslim doctor. I saved a Christian in Pakistan and it nearly cost my life | Anonymous

I gave the patient emergency medicine donated through Islamic alms-giving. I didn’t know they were only meant for Muslims<p>Related: Tell us how you got here: share your stories of immigration<p>I am a Pakistani medical doctor, currently receiving political asylum in the US for the past year and a half. …

Religion

Gene controls regeneration of injured muscle by adult stem cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A key gene enables the repair of injured muscle throughout life. This is the finding of a study in mice led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical …

Chinese scientists will soon begin the first CRISPR human trial

American regulators already approved a University of Pennsylvania team's plans to conduct a CRISPR trial on humans, but a group of Chinese scientists will beat them to the punch. The Chinese team from the Sichuan University's West China Hospital in Chengdu will begin testing the efficacy of …

Researchers identify calorie-burning pathway in fat cells

Investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in collaboration with scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified a natural …

Cancer-preventing protein finds its own way in our DNA - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Geneticists from KU Leuven, Belgium, have shown that tumour protein TP53 knows exactly where to bind to our DNA to prevent cancer. Once bound to this …

Probiotics on the brain: One gut microbe reverses autism-like symptoms in mice

Proving strength of the gut-brain axis, bacteria-laced drinks improve mouse behavior.<p>When making up your mind, going with your gut can be a safe bet. …

First US CRISPR gene editing trial in humans seeks approval

The federal committee that monitors DNA experiments on humans will make its first judgment on a CRISPR case next week. The Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee is looking at a proposal from the University of Pennsylvania, which wants to use the gene editing technique. The plan is to harvest T-cells …

Futuristic device is helping scientists break solar-efficiency record

Looking a little like the world-saving stones from sci-fi classic <i>The Fifth Element</i>, a new device is expected to have a big impact on renewable energy.<p>…

Potential cancer killer hatched from sea snail eggs

Potential cancer treatments often come from unexpected sources, like plants, artificial sweeteners and industrial solvents. Now, tests have shown …

Cancer

Aging Is So Yesterday

Slowing the aging process is as important as finding a cure for cancer or cardiovascular disease, according to one of the most prominent gene experts in the country. And it might actually be easier.<p>Those are the views of Craig Venter, the guy who became the first to decode the human genome. He has …

Behold.ai launches artificially intelligent medical software to find abnormalities faster

Jeet Raut’s mom was told she no longer had breast cancer. But it turned out to be a false diagnosis and she had to undergo further treatment.<p>She’s okay now, but that medical mistake could have cost her life — and it gave Raut the idea to build a better way to catch medical abnormalities in the body.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Halo is building a wearable to make athletes better, stronger, faster

Halo Neuroscience wants to build a new category of wearable. Not for passively tracking human activity, as so many existing wearables do, but for actively and positively influencing physical abilities — or that’s the claim — using an existing neurostimulation technique called transcranial direct …

Gene therapy’s first outright cure for a deadly disease is here — and it could signal a new phase in medicine

The treatment is a landmark for gene-replacement technology, an idea that's struggled for three decades to prove itself safe and practical.<p>Called Strimvelis, and owned by drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, the treatment is for severe combined immune deficiency, a rare disease that leaves newborns with …

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Gene-trification? Inside the Brooklyn lab where you can splice your own DNA

The biohacking movement has created a wealth of options for hobbyist scientists. In Brooklyn, a DIY lab offers a place for the curious to dabble<p>On a crowded stretch of Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, on the seventh floor of a building gentrification forgot, is a place where you can dabble in genetic …

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