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Use of SGLT-2 inhibitors As Adjunct to Insulin In People with Type 1 Diabetes

<i>Apart from Sotagliflozin’s use in the treatment of people with type 2, SGLT-1 and SGLT-2 inhibitors effects on type 1 currently being explored.</i><p>For …

Scientists have evolved a remarkable new form of life that can bond silicon to carbon

You're probably already familiar with a few products products that use carbon-silicon, or organosilicon: glues, caulks, and pesticides, to name a few.<p>But the new biological trick, which was forcefully evolved in bacteria, is safer and 15 times more efficient than synthetic, industrial chemistry at …

Biology

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction

Researchers Create Matrix-Like Instant Learning Through Brain Stimulation

You know Kung Fu. Researchers at HRL Laboratories have discovered that when you use transcranial direct current stimulation to send the brain activity of commercial and military pilots into the heads of novice pilots, subjects can essentially learn to fly in a realistic flight simulator.<p>The …

The Importance of Sleeping Your Way to the Top

Ever since I received eight hours of sleep in one week at the start of my advertising career, I've been a big believer in the importance of sleeping my way to the top.<p>No, I'm not talking about heating things up between the sheets with every office worker who has the potential to boost careers, but …

Russian Scientist Injects Himself with 3.5 Million Year Old “Eternal Life” Bacteria

A group of Russian scientists believe that the secret to eternal youth might actually lies in the permafrost of Siberia. They’re experimenting with a …

Biology

This Test Can Detect Any Virus That Infects Humans

A test to end all tests<p>In order for a doctor to treat a patient, the exact cause of that patient’s illness must be found first. If a virus is the cause, current diagnostic tests are often not sensitive enough to detect the virus, or the doctor must already suspect which virus in particular is …

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

Critical Thinking

The Apple TV may have Microsoft to thank for its killer gaming app

<b>Read next:</b> The new Apple TV review.<p>Tomorrow Apple is widely expected to announce a new version of its Apple TV set-top box, one that finally lets users play App Store games on their television. It'll even likely support Bluetooth controllers, turning into a tiny, inexpensive game console. And while …

Some Very Good Apps for Science and Chemistry Teachers

September 6, 2015<br>The list of apps below are especially useful for science and chemistry teachers. They provide some very good resources and …

Education Technology

HIV prevention drug 100 percent effective, latest study suggests

A study published Tuesday in the journal <i>Clinical Infectious Diseases</i> showed the controversial daily pill preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevented HIV infection in all 657 patients who took it for two and a half years.<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2012 approved a fixed-dose treatment of …

Public Health

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

Dear Teachers: You're Not Fooling Me

Dear teachers,<p>As a mom to a gaggle of kids, I'm a little consumed this time of year. I've spent hours at the store going over different school supplies lists and checking off stuff as I throw it in my cart. The total adds up in my head as I travel down each aisle, and I get a little sick to my …

They hacked her pancreas and found love along the way

Surprisingly, Lewis did have a pager for work because she was on-call as a communications lead for a healthcare company. But the black box sitting on her waistband was not that.<p>It was an insulin pump, and it wasn't the only equipment Lewis carried around to manage her diabetes.<p>Her date couldn't see …

Diabetes

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain