New, improved brain implants can ‘talk’ to single neuron

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Brain implants have been ...

Nanotechnology ‘cage’ makes cancer drug safer, more effective

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. BIND Therapeutics describes itself ...

Safe, dissolvable brain sensors monitor pressure in skull

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. “I just took out ...
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After early struggles, ‘biopharming’ poised to make big impact on medicine

Biopharma, which almost disappeared as a technology, has returned, with a treatment for Ebola treatment, a drug producing chicken, and ...
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Ultrasound may help cancer drugs penetrate blood-brain barrier

The blood-brain barrier serves as a major obstacle for treating brain cancers, but several groups are having success forcing the ...
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Myth busting: Why Agent Orange has nothing do to with GMOs and the herbicide 2,4-D

By spreading misinformation about the herbicide 2,4-D, which IARC says is less hazardous than glyphosate, anti-GMO activists seek to deny ...
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Can GMOs cure cancer? Genetically engineered algae found to kill cancer cells

Scientists have genetically engineered algae, transforming them into targeted drug delivery systems to target cancer. It's worked in the lab ...

Most detailed digital simulation of brain yet created from mouse model

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  A tiny piece of ...

DNA test for artwork aims to thwart forgery

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The artist Eric Fischl ...
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Understanding how fetal tissue is medically used

The public discussion about abortion and fetal tissue has obscured a discussion of how the tissues are ethically and legally ...

Gold particles, Darwinian evolution: Unlikely combination joins to carry out computing

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Move over, microchip. A ...

New technologies track genome’s shapeshifting over time

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Researchers have long realized ...

Artificial blood vessels synthesized to resist clotting

Researchers from ITMO University in Russia say they have developed artificial blood vessels that reportedly are not susceptible to blood ...

Micro device gives doctors peek into brain tissue during surgery

A dipstick inserted into the brain can check its energy levels, just like checking oil levels in a car. The ...
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5 Myths about GMOs

In the neverending debate about genetically modified foods, which myths do you believe? ...
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New vaccine for GMOs? Mercks’ got the miracle cure!

NEW HAVEN, CT – The pharmaceutical giant Merck announce today that is has finished development on a new vaccine to ...
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Nanotechnology could lead to revolution in drug development

Monoclonal antibody research skyrocketed in the 1980s. By the next decade, they hit the market and today, some of the ...

Scientists inject electronic device into brains, create cyborgs

No need to wait for the cyborg future—it’s already here. Adding to a growing list of electronics that can be ...

Toxicology studies could impede advances in nanotechnology

Nanomaterials have been on the scene for over 15 years and they are being applied in a variety of sectors ...
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Game of Life and Death: Can you dare the odds and make it past 100?

Washington Post releases a new interactive feature online that delves into 7 ways medical technology has evolved over the past ...
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GENeS launches: New project provides journalists, NGOs, policy analysts scientific expertise on breaking stories

Journalists and policymakers take note: GENeS--Genetic Expert News Service--is now live! Turn to GENeS for independent expert analysis and commentary ...

Gold particles provide luminous peek into brain

Light can be used to activate normal, non-genetically modified neurons through the use of targeted gold nanoparticles, report scientists from ...

DNA storage techniques mimic Human Nature

Over the past few years, researchers at Harvard, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, ETH Zurich university, and ...