Zachary Benoit

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America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Uncomfortably numb: The people who feel no pain

Researchers have identified a third gene that causes congenital insensitivity to pain when mutated<p>Being unable to feel pain may sound appealing, but it would be extremely hazardous to your health. Pain is, for most of us, a very unpleasant feeling, but it serves the important evolutionary purpose …

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L'Oreal Is Going to 3-D Print Skin for Testing Products

It could be a huge breakthrough for the beauty world.<p>The next time you buy foundation, it might have been developed thanks to 3-D printing. L'Oreal is going high-tech with its testing, partnering with bioprinting company Organovo to develop 3-D printed skin tissue.<p>Here's how it works, according to</i> …

Personalised cancer treatment a step closer with world's first 'living biobank'

Tissue grown from biopsies shown to closely mimic patients’ tumours, allowing researchers to study specific mutations and identify most promising drugs<p>Scientists have created the world’s first “living biobank” of patients’ tumours and used the tissue to identify the most promising drugs for each …

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3D-printed airway splint saves three babies from imminent death

A medical first<p>3D printing isn’t new to medicine. It has been used to create everything from hearing aids to dental implants. But so far, applying this technology to children who are still growing has been a challenge. That might soon change, however, as researchers were able to cure three babies …

How much should science publishers charge for racism? | Martin Robbins

The paywalls of scientific publishers contain a wide range of extremely racist material from some of the darker eras of 20th century history. How should they be dealing with it?<p>The other day I was arguing with someone about sex and class, as you do, and to find some actual facts I turned to Google …

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