Rene Zimmerer

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17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Are You Smarter Than an Eighth Grader? 1912 Edition

For most of us, eighth grade is a stew of awkward memories: pimples, doodles, and straight-armed slow dances. But for students 100 years ago, it was …

Mobile Development

Cancer Cells Tamed By Trip To Outer Space

Low-grav experiments may point the way toward more effective treatments on Earth<p>Low gravity may inhibit the growth and spread of thyroid cancer cells. In newly published research, experimental biologists describe the responses of thyroid cancer cell cultures to 22 seconds of simulated microgravity …

Cancer

Cells from eyes of dead 'may give sight to blind'

<b>Cells taken from the donated eyes of dead people may be able to give sight to the blind, researchers suggest.</b><p>Tests in rats, reported in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, showed the human cells could restore some vision to completely blind rats.<p>The team at University College London said similar …

Heart cells beating in a Petri dish offer new hope to heart patients

Adele Johnson was 26 when she was involved in a motorway accident in 2009. She sustained only minor injuries and was able to walk away from the crash. But several weeks later she still felt stressed, tired and depressed.<p>Johnson's condition initially baffled doctors, but a cardiologist provided a …

How deadly Streptococcus sneaks into cells - Futurity

New research shows how Group A Streptococcus, one of the world's most fatal infectious diseases, can bypass the immune system and grow inside cells.

Immune System

How a small worm may help the fight against Alzheimer's

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Cologne have found that a naturally occurring molecule has the …

Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

Cancer