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Stentors are visible even without a microscope

Stentor: Unraveling Its Secrets Might Make Humans Regenerate Like ‘Wolverine’

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT The single-celled microbe visible without a microscope has fascinating regenerative abilities that is being studied by scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), hoping that one ...

Cancer Cells

Harvard Researchers Make Laser-Fired Tiny Gold Pyramids to Deliver Directly Drugs to Cells

Mar 30, 2017 PM EDT Direct delivery of drugs to cells cannot be done using intravenous injection. However, Harvard SEAS Ph.D candidates designed one that could make this possible without damaging the cells.

Tetris Therapy

XMoving On Becomes Easier By Playing Tetris, Oxford University & Karolinska Institute Reveal

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT Oxford University and Karolinska Institute recommend playing Tetris to move one from a traumatic experience.

Aerial view of the Namib Desert where fairy circles are located

Indiana University Researchers Examine Namibian Fairy Circles

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT The fairy circles may have been created due to the scarcity of water in the Namib Desert.

Primate Brain Development

Fruit For Thought:University Study Unveils How A Diet Of Fruits Paved The Evolution Of Our Brains

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT A new study reports that primates evolved larger brains due to a diet that consisted primarily of fruit.

Five Astronauts Chosen For Future NASA Missions

NASA Selects Astronauts For Future Space Missions [VIDEO]

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT The mission aims to undertake more complex research activities, which will in turn prepare NASA for the journey to Mars, unearth new markets for research in microgravity and deliver benefits back to ...

How This Quadriplegic Man Can Feed Himself For The First Time In 8 Years

Case Western Reserve University Reveals How To Move Paralytic Arm Using The Mind

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT A paralyzed man was able to feed himself after eight long years with the help of the brain implant from the Case Western Reserve University.

Tetris game

Oxford Study Reveals how Playing Tetris Prevents Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT A study conducted by a team of reserchers from Oxford University has found that playing tetris helps people avoid post traumatic stress disorder.

Doctors Preserve Umbilical Cord Blood To Save Leukemic Girl

Transplanted Umbilical Cord Blood Cures Leukemia and 80 Other Diseases

Mar 30, 2017 PM EDT Why would the world throw away transplanted umbilical cord blood which is the most effective treatment for leukemia and 80 more serious illnesses?

University of Manchester Professor Brian Cox, English Physicist and Best-Selling Author

Professor Brian Cox Highlights the Struggles of Science Now

Mar 30, 2017 AM EDT Professor Brian Edward Cox’ new book “Universal: A Guide To The Cosmos,” is about science heading to a brighter future despite people negating important claims like climate change.

Study from University of California Proves Video Games Cure Depression

Video Games May Help Students Out of Depression

Mar 29, 2017 PM EDT The old prejudice that playing violent games or a long-term exposure from them affects a player’s empathy met its game over. This study from the University of California also tips the balance and ...

Harvard Scientists Lead Largest Geoengineering Study

Harvard Scientists Lead Largest Geoengineering Study

Mar 29, 2017 AM EDT A new project by Harvard aims to seed aerosols into the atmosphere in an attempt to mitigate climate change – the biggest geoengineering study in the history of mankind.

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