Mohammad Taufeeq

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Future anti-aging drugs could flip a "metabolic switch" to mimic fasting

Fasting has been found to have a range of health benefits, and appears to slow down the aging process. Now, researchers from MIT have found that …

This portable 3D skin printer can heal deep wounds in minutes

Need medical assistance after a blaster fight on a spaceship? This new handheld, portable 3D printer could help. Scientists at the University of …

These Cheap Paper Water Filters Remove Lead, Arsenic, and Bacteria

Just pour water through the Mesopaper and it does the rest.<p>On a visit to Bangladesh in 2011–where an estimated 20 million people are exposed to arsenic in local drinking water–scientist Liangjie Dong worked with a team to teach residents how to use a filtration system he designed that could make …

Snorkeling

An osteoarthritis drug may be the answer to America's opioid crisis

A drug developed to treat osteoarthritis pain has shown promise as a method of preventing opioid tolerance and physical dependence. With the opioid …

Superbugs may meet their match in this bacteria-busting molecule

One of humanity’s most impending threats come from organisms too small to spot with the naked eye.<p>In the next few decades, antibiotic-resistant …

Biotech startup is creating genetically engineered ‘superblood’ to battle cancer

Rubius Therapeutics, a biotech startup that is creating “superblood” to treat a range of conditions including cancer, has raised an extra $100 …

We May Be Able to Use Quantum Tunneling to Turn Waste Heat Into Useful Energy

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Nanotech

Genetic Hack Makes Plants Use 25 Percent Less Water

The planet will face a 40 percent water deficit if global warming continues at its current pace, according to the United Nations, highlighting the …

This New "Super Wood" Is as Strong as Steel

Wood is great. It looks nice as a building material. It grows right out of the ground. But compared to things like concrete, marble, and steel, it's …

Engineering

China now has a giant, smog-sucking chimney

China has long suffered from some of the worst smog in the world. Now, the government wants to do something about it. Alongside other attempts to …

Quantum ball lightning forged in the lab for the first time

Ball lightning has been consistently reported for centuries, and yet we still know very little about it. Now, scientists at Amherst College and Aalto …

CRISPR Offers New Line of Attack on Muscular Dystrophy

The technique could help up to 60 percent of those suffering from a specific type of dystrophy known as DMD.<p>Using CRISPR gene editing techniques, scientists in Germany and the United States have worked to create a corrective technique for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) mutations. The scientists …

FDA-approved robotic exoskeleton magnifies wearers’ strength tenfold

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave its stamp of approval to Cyberdyne, and now, it has officially made its way to the …

Robotics

This Brain Hack Will Help Reframe Your Interpretation Of Reality

CEOs, professional athletes, professors, and more are using this method to reach a state of “flow consciousness.” Here’s what it is and how to get there.<p>Things like good and bad luck are actually just in our minds. We have a tremendous amount of control over our own realities. It’s all a matter of …

FDA OKs new drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C in as little as eight weeks.The pill combination from AbbVie Inc. was …

Stroke survivors walk again after Stanford injects stem cells into brain

Stroke survivors who believed they would be paralysed or need a wheelchair for the rest of their lives are walking and moving again following a ground-breaking stem cell treatment.<p>18 patients who agreed to allow doctors to drill a hole in their skull and inject stem cells into the damaged part of …