3-D printed sugar scaffolds offer sweet solution for tissue engineering, device manufacturing
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3-D printed sugar scaffolds offer sweet solution for tissue engineering, device manufacturing

University of Illinois engineers built a 3-D printer that offers a sweet solution to making…

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Selective neural connections can be reestablished in retina after injury, study finds
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Selective neural connections can be reestablished in retina after injury, study finds

The brain’s ability to form new neural connections, called neuroplasticity, is crucial to recovery from…

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NIST Puts the Optical Microscope Under the Microscope to Achieve Atomic Accuracy
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NIST Puts the Optical Microscope Under the Microscope to Achieve Atomic Accuracy

Over the last two decades, scientists have discovered that the optical microscope can be used…

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Why there’s more to funding drugs and medical treatments than the greatest good for the greatest number
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Why there’s more to funding drugs and medical treatments than the greatest good for the greatest number

One in 50,000 Canadian men suffer from a rare genetic disorder that results in progressive…

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Cooling the brain can help people after brain injuries or stroke
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Cooling the brain can help people after brain injuries or stroke

Medical science is making huge leaps lately and sometimes some new therapies may look counterintuitive…

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Volvo to eliminate all single-use plastics from its facilities and events by the end of 2019
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Volvo to eliminate all single-use plastics from its facilities and events by the end of 2019

Car manufacturers must be very environmentally friendly these days and it‘s great. However, they often…

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Neuroscientists find first evidence animals can mentally replay past events
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Neuroscientists find first evidence animals can mentally replay past events

Neuroscientists at Indiana University have reported the first evidence that non-human animals can mentally replay…

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How turning down the heat makes a baby turtle male
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How turning down the heat makes a baby turtle male

Boy or girl? For those who want to influence their baby’s sex, superstition and folk…

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Childhood Leukaemia might be Caused by Lack of Exposure to Germs, and could therefore be Prevented, Study Suggests
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Childhood Leukaemia might be Caused by Lack of Exposure to Germs, and could therefore be Prevented, Study Suggests

A review of the most comprehensive body of evidence on acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) —…

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Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial
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Experimental MERS treatments enter clinical trial

Enrollment has begun in an early-stage clinical trial testing the safety of two human monoclonal…

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