Cesca Morelli

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Pill Covered In Needles Injects You With Drugs From Inside Your Gut

Seems like a hard pill to swallow -- but actually, it's pretty easy<p>People who dread the sharp stab of an injection at the doctor's office may be in luck. A team of researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a capsule coated in needles for patients to swallow, enabling …

You don’t want your privacy: Disney and the meat space data race

When my wife and I went backpacking around Europe 10 years ago, we made a vow to each other. After seeing the stunningly blue waters off Greece, the …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Top 10 family movies

10. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang<p>Roald Dahl and Ian Fleming previously collaborated on You Only Live Twice, but this feels closer to a true fusion: James Bond for juniors with a modern fairytale element. It's easy to unpick who did what: from Fleming's side you get a gadget-stuffed car, a heroine with an …

A Toddler Remains HIV-Free, Raising Hope For Babies Worldwide

A 3-year-old girl born in Mississippi with HIV acquired from her mother during pregnancy remains free of detectable virus at least 18 months after she stopped taking antiviral pills.<p>New results on this child, published online by the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>, appear to green-light a study in …

Heredity plays big role in OCD and Tourette’s, study confirms

A new analysis of the genetic makeup of both obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette’s syndrome (TS) offers the first direct confirmation …

Genetics

How Arjun Raj Reveals The Inner Workings Of Cells

Raj and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania invented a technique for tracking how a cell's genes are expressed.<p><i>Each year,</i> Popular Science_ seeks out the brightest young scientists and engineers and names them the Brilliant Ten. Like the 110 honorees before them, the members of this year's …

Nano gold’s edges could make CO2 recyclable

Finely tuned gold nanoparticles could turn carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into fuel or useful industrial chemicals, report researchers.<p>The key is …

Nanotech

Mice chew on deadly scorpions to kill pain

A type of mouse native to the US southwest eats toxic scorpions to feel better.<p>The venom from the bark scorpion can kill other animals, but it acts …

Biology

Drug may limit brain damage after stroke

An experimental drug appears to reduce brain damage, eliminate brain hemorrhaging, and improve motor skills in older stroke-afflicted mice.<p>The drug …

Medical Research

Electric Brain Stimulation Helps Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk

The discovery could hold promise for paralyzed patients.<p>Stimulating a set of neurons deep in the brain has allowed rats with severe spinal cord injuries to walk almost normally again, a group of Swiss researchers reports in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i> this week. The rats were not completely …