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May 22, 2015
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Printing 3-D graphene structures for tissue engineering
Chicago IL (SPX) May 21, 2015
Ever since single-layer graphene burst onto the science scene in 2004, the possibilities for the promising material have seemed nearly endless. With its high electrical conductivity, ability to store energy, and ultra-strong and lightweight structure, graphene has potential for many applications in electronics, energy, the environment, and even medicine. Now a team of Northwestern University researchers has found a way to print three-dimensional structures with graphene nanoflakes. The fast and ef ... read more
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'Hydrogels' boost ability of stem cells to restore eyesight and heal brains
Toronto scientists and engineers have made a breakthrough in cell transplantation using a gel-like biomaterial that keeps cells alive and helps them integrate better into tissue. In two early lab tr ... more
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Single low-magnitude electric pulse successfully fights inflammation
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and SetPoint Medical Inc., a biomedical technology company, has released the results of research ... more
TECH SPACE

Tiny silicone spheres come out of the mist
Technology in common household humidifiers could enable the next wave of high-tech medical imaging and targeted medicine, thanks to a new method for making tiny silicone microspheres developed by ch ... more
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SPACE MEDICINE

ESA Works Up A Space Fever
It started with a simple question that ended with a surprising answer and new technology that is being used in cutting-edge heart surgery and could save millions of euros in hospital bills. Hanns-Ch ... more


EPIDEMICS

AIDS expert flays Kremlin, says Russia's HIV epidemic worsening
Russia's top AIDS expert lambasted the Kremlin's increasingly conservative agenda Thursday, saying the HIV epidemic is worsening and at least two million Russians are likely to be infected in about five years. ... more
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EPIDEMICS

Damming and damning hemorrhagic diseases
A potential mechanism to combat diseases caused by haemorrhagic fever viruses has been discovered by researchers at the University of Montreal's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. Th ... more
EPIDEMICS

Engineering bacteria to design vaccines
The EU-funded MycoSynVac project combines gene engineering and biotechnology to design a novel veterinary vaccine chassis based on the bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae. The Mycosplasma bacteria ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Nuclear disarmament talks struggle to reach action plan

US to sell bombs to Israel, helicopters to Saudis

Saudi Arabia, Turkey request $2B in U.S. military equipment deals

Exelis, Leidos continue work on new radar counter-measures system

China 'severely concerned' over US spying accusations

INDRA test advanced defense and cyber defense systems in Peru

S. Korea, Japan defence chiefs to hold 1st meet in 4 years

EPIDEMICS

Scientists aim to forecast West Nile outbreaks
New research has identified correlations between weather conditions and the occurrence of West Nile virus disease in the United States, raising the possibility of being able to better predict outbre ... more
EPIDEMICS

Drug-resistant typhoid now 'epidemic' in Africa
Drug-resistant typhoid has become an invisible epidemic in Africa, scientists said on Monday after an unprecedented probe into the disease. ... more
INTERN DAILY

Stanford researchers observe the moment when a mind is changed
Researchers studying how the brain makes decisions have, for the first time, recorded the moment-by-moment fluctuations in brain signals that occur when a monkey making free choices has a change of ... more
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New stem cell may overcome hurdles for regenerative medicine
Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered a novel type of pluripotent stem cell--cells capable of developing into any type of tissue--whose identity is tied to their location in a developing ... more
INTERN DAILY

Artificial muscles created from gold-plated onion cells
Just one well-placed slice into a particularly pungent onion can send even the most seasoned chef running for a box of tissues. Now, this humble root vegetable is proving its strength outside the cu ... more
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Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

In the Field: SMAP Gathers Soil Data in Australia

Satellites make a load of difference to bridge safety

Driest Place on Earth Hosts Life

I knew it was you by the sound of your whale voice

It's best to make friends of friends

'Natural' sounds improve mood and productivity

INTERN DAILY

Beijing raises cigarette tax to deter smoking
China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, the government announced Friday, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco. ... more
INTERN DAILY

Compact synchrotron makes tumors visible
Soft tissue disorders like tumors are very difficult to recognize using normal X-ray machines. There is hardly any distinction between healthy tissue and tumors. Researchers at the Technische Univer ... more
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China to lift drug price controls from June 1: govt
The Chinese government said on Tuesday it will scrap long-standing state price controls on most medicines, effective June 1, as part of market-oriented reforms. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Meningitis epidemic kills more than 250 in Niger
A meningitis epidemic in poverty-stricken Niger has claimed 252 lives since January, a health official said Monday, warning the country was short of vaccines to fight the outbreak. ... more
INTERN DAILY

Transforming all donated blood into a universal type
Every day, thousands of people need donated blood. But only blood without A- or B-type antigens, such as type O, can be given to all of those in need, and it's usually in short supply. Now scientist ... more
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EPIDEMICS

Dengue cases soar in Brazil, as death toll climbs
Cases of dengue have soared in Brazil where the disease has caused 229 fatalities this year, the Health Ministry said Monday, as authorities try to combat its spread using transgenic mosquitos. ... more
INTERN DAILY

China chokes as tobacco profits a tough habit to quit
In the tobacco-producing heartland of China - the world's largest cigarette market - smoking is commonplace at work, in taxis and even in hospitals. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Nano-policing pollution

Researchers discover 'swing-dancing' pairs of electrons

Seashell strength inspires stress tests

Researchers build new fermion microscope

Physicists observe real-time restructuring of electron cloud in attoseconds

Nanomaterials inspired by bird feathers turn light into color

San Francisco Launches HERO Clean Energy Program

EPIDEMICS

Disease fears hit Nepal's quake-hit homeless

EPIDEMICS

Ream discovers new mechanism behind malaria progression

EPIDEMICS

THoR Aims to Help Future Patients "Weather the Storm" of Infection

INTERN DAILY

Bacterial flora of remote tribespeople carries antibiotic resistance genes

EPIDEMICS

Researchers inform development of Ebola vaccine trials

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