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Scientists reveal breakthrough in brain cell repair around Parkinson’s disease

Neuroscientists at NUI Galway have made a breakthrough in regenerative medicine approaches to the neurodegenerative condition Parkinson’s disease.<p>The …

Parkinson's Disease

This Tiny Implant Could Get Paralyzed Patients Moving Again

Imagine if a matchstick-sized brain implant could circumvent damaged spinal cords and help paralyzed people become mobile -- powered by their own …

Breakthroughs

Is blockchain the solution to pharma’s trust problem?

The Economist calls it “the trust machine” but can blockchain rejuvenate pharma’s savaged public image?<p>By Tom Disley on Nov 20, 2017<p>You have probably …

Use of Hand Sanitiser Can Seriously Mess With Breath Alcohol Test Results

This is important.<p>Many humans have gone way too far in their need to have squeaky clean, completely germ-free hands at all times.<p>And while …

Research

Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores

<b>Skype's call and messaging service has been removed from app stores in China, including the Apple app store.</b><p>Apple says it is one of several apps to have been removed after the government said it does not comply with local law.<p>Skype owner Microsoft told the BBC the app had been "temporarily removed" …

Censorship

Dementia: Unprecedented detail of brain damage revealed

Using extremely powerful cutting-edge technology, a new study shows in great detail how dementia with Lewy bodies affects synapses, the important …

Neuroscience

The first interstellar object to fly by Earth looked like a giant, pink space cigar

In space currency, asteroids are a dime a dozen. Astronomers have found around 750,000 of the giant space rocks floating around our solar system.<p>But when researchers using the the Pan-STARRS1 telescope in Hawaii first spotted the asteroid then called 1I/2017 U1 whizzing past Earth in September, …

Space Exploration

What Makes A Good Leader? Key Differences Between Management And Leadership

Every manager strives to become a good leader. Reaching this role takes a shift in thought, as well as in the way that you lead. Becoming a good leader doesn’t happen overnight as it takes time to cultivate your leadership and ensure you are thinking about your organization’s vision rather than the …

Determine

Dengue immunity can protect against Zika virus: Researchers reveal dual Zika/dengue immunity conferred by cytotoxic T-cells

Researchers reveal dual Zika/dengue immunity conferred by cytotoxic T-cells<p>Scientists have addressed the interplay between dengue and ZIKV …

Viruses

Top 10 Leadership Qualities Voted by 200 Global Leaders

When 195 global leaders, covering 30 global businesses in over 15 countries vote on their Top 10 Leadership Qualities then I am going to take note!<p>The research on this topic was undertaken by Dr Sunnie Gile, President of Quantum Leadership Group, and shared in a recent article.<p>Her findings make …

Leadership

9 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Santorini

We recently spent 16 unforgettable days on the world famous Greek island of Santorini. That equates to 16 epic sunsets into the Aegean Sea, 36 …

Travel

Walmart Vs Sam's Club 'Black Friday' 2017: Live PS4, Samsung Galaxy Smartphones, HDTV Deals

Walmart Vs Sam’s Club is arguably Black Friday 2017’s most interesting comparison. While Walmart owns Sam’s Club, the two stores operate very differently so their Black Friday deals also have significant pros and cons. What is similar, however, is both Walmart and Sam’s Club has Black Friday sales …

Shopping

A cancer vaccine was just injected into its first patient

Moderna Medicine<p>Moderna Therapeutics has taken a major step forward in its efforts to produce a cancer vaccine based on the growing volume of …

Cancer

Choosy Eggs May Pick Sperm for Their Genes, Defying Mendel’s Law

The oldest law of genetics says that gametes combine randomly, but experiments hint that sometimes eggs select sperm actively for their genetic …

Genetics

Science Says the Best Managers Do These 6 Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

Leadership

AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease.<p>The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a …

Genetics

5 Unmistakable Signs of the Most Respected and Likable Bosses

If you're on the fence about your job, pay close attention to whether your boss shows these leadership signs.<p>Over the years, I've witnessed some atrocious examples of leadership both as a member of executive teams in former companies as well as coaching executives to be more effective since going …

Leadership

World’s First Artificial Kidney Is All Set To Replace Dialysis in 2-3 Years. Here is how it works !

<b>A team of university scientists has developed the world’s first artificial kidney technology to be implanted in the body. Their bio-hybrid approach</b> …

Diabetes

People With Certain Blood Types Appear to Be More at Risk From Air Pollution

*Closes window*<p>The kind of blood you have could increase or decrease your risk of having a heart attack in response to high levels of air pollution, …

Diabetes

This Ancient Chinese Box Says It Contains The Collected Remains of The Buddha

The box's inscription tells quite a story.<p>1,000 years ago, a pair of monks from Mañjuśrī Temple of the Longxing Monastery in China's Jingzhou …

Archaeology

For The First Time Ever Scientists Have Boosted Human Memory With a Brain Implant

So it begins...<p>With everyone from Elon Musk to MIT to the US Department of Defense researching brain implants, it seems only a matter of time before …

Alzheimer's Disease

“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells

Researchers at the University of Surrey and Dalian University of Technology in China have created a form of nanoparticle that can heat up and kill cancerous cells and then self-regulate to avoid burning healthy cells. The particles can raise their temperature between 42°C to 45°C, hot enough to …

Cancer

Scientists Have Genetically Engineered Beetles With a Fully Functional Third Eye

This is huge for organ research.<p>The concept of a "third eye" is usually associated with perception beyond the physical world, but in a new scientific …

Biology

Deadly brain tumors halted by blocking telomere protein

Glioblastoma brain tumors are notoriously difficult to treat, and the prognosis is poor for people with this type of brain cancer. However, a new …

Cancer

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean Yours Might be Too High Now

Heart experts released new guidelines for blood pressure Monday and that means millions more Americans will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure.<p>Anyone with blood pressure higher than 130/80 will now be considered to have hypertension, or high blood pressure, the American Heart Association and …

Diabetes

Why I’m Digging Deep Into Alzheimer’s

In every part of the world, people are living longer than they used to. Thanks to scientific advancements, fewer people die young from heart disease, …

Dementia

Fructan, not gluten, may be the real culprit for many an upset stomach

Although only one percent of the population are affected by celiac disease, gluten-free diets have become a major food trend in recent years. …

Gluten

2017 Internet Of Things (IoT) Intelligence Update

• Manufacturing, Consulting, Business Services and Distribution & Logistics are the top four industries leading IoT adoption.<br>• Growing revenue and increasing competitive advantage are the highest priority Business Intelligence (BI) objectives IoT advocates or early adopters are pursuing today.<br>• Location …

Internet of Things

Results of landmark study could change how (and when) we treat strokes

A New DAWN<p>Scientists have presented the results of a groundbreaking stroke treatment study which could have a profound and lasting impact on how we …

Medicine