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Terminal Cancer Patients See Total Remission After Single New Treatment

CAR-T therapy trains your body's immune system to attack cancer cells.<p>Cell therapy specialists at the Kite Pharma’s manufacturing facility.<p>An …

Cancer

Lower Your Cholesterol Permanently With New Gene Editing Injection

Millions of people suffer from high cholesterol, and now a new, innovative gene-editing injection could just change their lives by lowering it …

Scientists Make a Crazy Breakthrough in Cryopreserving Organs

Transplants aren’t as easy as heading to the organ bank and using your organ card to withdraw an organ from the organ ATM. It’s more like an economy …

Science

Scientists Have Developed a Patch That Could Stop Severe Peanut Allergies

It just passed a phase II clinical trial.<p>A treatment for one of the most common food allergies out there just got even more data that it's working. …

Allergies

New appetite-suppressing mechanism discovered - in your bones

There has been plenty of recent research focusing on how your gut bacteria can send messages to your brain controlling appetite and feelings of …

Biology

Hand-mounted exoskeleton system helps surgeons get a grip

While many modern robotic inventions seem more like moonshot projects than practical ones, in the medical field, robots have been helping doctors …

Robotics

Study Finds Red Wine Compound Slows Aging in Muscles and Neurons | Health News | News & Features

Resveratrol's reputation as a polyphenolic fountain of youth just got another boost. Past research has found that the polyphenol—an antioxidant found …

Longevity

Boosting natural brain opioids may be a better way to treat anxiety

Published in <i>Nature Communications</i> by University of Sydney scholars, the findings suggest medications that boost the effect of natural brain opioids …

The Promise of 3-D Printing Body Parts

Cheap, easy-made prosthetics could address a major need in developing nations.<p>He was barely a teenager when he was grabbed by a Sudanese guerrilla army and forced to become a child soldier. He was made to endure weeks of walking with so little food and water that some of his fellow captives died. …

3D Printing

Humans 2.0: these geneticists want to create an artificial genome by synthesising our DNA

Scientists intend to have fully synthesised the genome in a living cell - which would make the material functional - within ten years, at a projected cost of $1 billion<p>In July 2015, 100 geneticists met at the New York Genome Center to discuss yeast. At 12 million base pairs long, it's the largest …

Genetics

SpaceX to fly two space tourists around the moon in 2018

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two thrill seekers are paying SpaceX to make a trip around the moon next year.<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Monday afternoon that the space tourists had already placed a significant deposit for the trip. The travelers will undergo fitness tests and begin training later this year.<p>…

Space Travel

Ford wants to launch drones from self-driving vans to deliver all your crap

‘Autolivery’ concept unveiled at Mobile World Congress<p>Ford unveiled a new concept at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today: an electric self-driving delivery van that can launch a fleet of drones to pick up and drop off packages in hard-to-reach places. The automaker said the idea fits into its …

Transportation

Artificial embryo shows early potential for medical therapies, not babies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Trying to mimic the early stages of reproduction, Cambridge University researchers cultivated two types of mouse stem cells in a Petri dish and watched an embryo emerge -- one that closely resembled a natural mouse embryo in its architecture, its development process and its ability to …

Genetics

The Computerized Lettuce Factory Of The Future

High-tech farms in urban warehouses can grow 100 times more food using 95% less water than old-fashioned operations depending on soil and sunshine.<p>Farming, even in its modern, hyper-industrialized form, still relies on some very old-school technology: the sun, dirt, seasons, tractors. It’s all a …

Aquaculture

What Going To Mars Will Do To Our Minds

If all goes as NASA — and Elon Musk — have planned, at some point in the not-too-distant future, a group of astronauts will begin a years-long round …

Space

Scientists create ‘designer yeast’ in major step toward synthetic life

In a significant advance toward creating the first “designer” complex cell, scientists say they are one-third of the way to synthesizing the complete genome of baker's yeast.<p>In seven studies published Thursday in the journal Science, the researchers describe how they built six of the 16 chromosomes …

Genetics

A woman’s pioneering exoskeleton technology could allow paralyzed people to move again

There weren’t many role models for Sam Huynh when she was growing up in Belen, New Mexico. In fact, except for a howling freight train and the surrounding desert mountains, there wasn’t much of anything in the town of 7,000 people.<p>But as a wildly imaginative and ambitious kid, Sam never had any …

Exoskeletons

The Latest Solution For Cleaning Up Oil Spills? It's A Sponge

But you won't find this in your average kitchen.<p>Oil spills are catastrophic for marine environments, especially if they're not cleaned up quickly. That can be difficult when a spill occurs in the middle of the ocean and crews can't reach the area until hours after the oil has started to spread and …

Oil

This Bionic Lens Could Give You Superhuman Vision

There are plenty of ways to fix imperfect vision, but none of them last. Even LASIK, the most popular long-term solution, leaves your eyes at risk of …

Medical Technology

This Stuff Turns Solar, Heat, And Kinetic Energy Into Electricity—At The Same Time

Scientists have discovered a material that might be science's biggest overachiever. This material, which is a type of a mineral called perovskite, …

Perovskite

Rise of the Robolawyers

How legal representation could come to resemble TurboTax<p>Near the end of Shakespeare’s <i>Henry VI, Part 2</i>, Dick the Butcher offers a simple plan to create chaos and help his band of outsiders ascend to the throne: “Let’s kill all the lawyers.” Though far from the Bard’s most beautiful turn of phrase, …

Artificial Intelligence

Space tourism companies are going to write their own safety rules because the US government can’t

Within a year, says Blue Origin, it will begin flying humans to the edge of space. That would grant the company, founded by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos, a symbolic victory over competitors like SpaceX, Boeing and Virgin Galactic, who are also pursuing plans to fly paying passengers beyond earth’s …

Space Travel

This robot is perfectly designed to drill tiny tunnels in your skull

The world's first robot-assisted cochlear implantation<p>Imagine rolling into an operating room to find that your surgical team included a robot. While full-fledged robotic surgeons aren't quite ready for the spotlight, automatons have already found a foothold in the surgical theater. Some systems …

Robotics

How a Boy’s Lazarus-like Revival Points to a New Generation of Drugs

Drugs made from RNA may be the next great class of medicine.<p>Shortly after Cameron Harding’s one-month check-up, his mother, Alison, saw that her …

Medicine

HIV breakthrough may help scientists kill sleeping virus cells

AIDS patients must endure a lifetime of drugs because the virus conceals itself in the immune system and reactivates with a vengeance once the treatment stops. However, French scientists have discovered a marker that makes it possible to identify dormant, HIV-infected T-cells from healthy ones. …

Immunotherapy

Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you

From CNET Magazine: What if the next pill you took were tailored to your genetic makeup? That day is almost here.<p>Thuy Truong thought her aching back was just a pulled muscle from working out. But then came a high fever that wouldn't go away during a visit to Vietnam. When a friend insisted Truong, …

Personalized Medicine

Every Book Recommendation Bill Gates Has Ever Published

Bill Gates is a very busy man, but as his admirers know, he makes time to read. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist regularly reviews books …

Literature

Alcohol Really Is Good for Your Heart—Most of the Time

Alcohol, in moderation, has a reputation for being healthy for the heart. Drinking about a glass of wine for women per day, and two glasses for men, …

Alcohol

Apple Made This Popular Productivity App Free to Download

Apple has a new app in its iOS arsenal that it just made free for its users.<p>The technology giant bought the popular Workflow app and its small team …

iOS

7 Job Certifications That Will Help You Earn More

Bonus: all are offered online.<p>A certification can strengthen your degree, and maybe even improve your income. Better still? It can do all this …