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February 09, 2016
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Cotton candy machines may hold key for making artificial organs
Nashville TN (SPX) Feb 09, 2016
Cotton candy machines may hold the key for making life-sized artificial livers, kidneys, bones and other essential organs. For several years, Leon Bellan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, has been tinkering with cotton candy machines, getting them to spin out networks of tiny threads comparable in size, density and complexity to the patterns formed by capillaries - the tiny, thin-walled vessels that deliver oxygen and nutrients to cells and carry away waste. ... read more
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The physics of pancakes informs glaucoma treatments
What do pancakes and eyeballs have in common? Enough for researchers to glean valuable insights into the nature of glaucoma. ... more
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Brazil's anti-Zika war goes house to house
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Tech sector tackles America's concussion epidemic
A number technology startups are devising creative new ways of detecting concussions in pro and amateur athletes, using apps, tablets and sensors to monitor the often debilitating brain injury. ... more


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Seaweed offers the solution to transporting stem cells and wound treatment
Publishing in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine Professor Che Connon and Dr Stephen Swioklo describe the low-cost seaweed solution. Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle Universit ... more

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New fiber-optic technology could heal wounds, target tumors
Light has healing properties, and a new fiber-optics technology developed by scientists at the University of St. Andrews promises to deliver those properties to damaged tissue. ... more
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Water crisis increases Zika threat in Venezuela
Yurman Torres is standing in line at the foot of Avila mountain, on the edge of Caracas, to fill a large jug with water, a rare commodity in crisis-hit Venezuela. ... more
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Turkish Aerospace Industries UAV Anka makes debut flight

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Spanish missions triggered meso american population collapse
New interdisciplinary research in the Southwest United States has resolved long-standing debates on the timing and magnitude of American Indian population collapse in the region. The severe and rapi ... more
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Ancient medicinal clay shows promise against today's worst bacterial infections
Naturally occurring clay from British Columbia, Canada - long used by the region's Heiltsuk First Nation for its healing potential - exhibits potent antibacterial activity against multidrug-resistan ... more
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Descendants of Black Death confirmed as source of repeated European plague outbreaks
An international team of researchers has uncovered new information about the Black Death in Europe and its descendants, suggesting it persisted on the continent over four centuries, re-emerging to k ... more
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Media coverage can help slow disease spread during epidemic
A new study suggests mass media coverage can prove useful in slowing the spread of disease during an epidemic. But not all media coverage is created equal. ... more
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Cancer kills 7,500 daily in China: study
Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said Tuesday. ... more
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Glass-based ultraviolet absorbers act as 'biological shields'
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Catching heartbeats with millimeter-wave radar
Heartbeats can now be measured without placing sensors on the body, thanks to a new technology developed in Japan. Researchers at the Kyoto University Center of Innovation, together with Panasonic C ... more
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Plague pathogens hid in Europe for four centuries
The plague known as the Black Death is estimated to have killed roughly half of Europe's population during the 14th century. The pathogens did most of their damage between 1346 and 1353, but new research shows the plague persisted through the 18th century. ... more
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Fishing For Answers on Bone Loss in Space
During spaceflight, astronauts lose bone mineral density, but it is not clear exactly what causes this loss. Scientists trying to understand why recently went fishing for answers. They reared small ... more
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Italian group to build five hospitals in Iran
Italian group BTP said Tuesday it had signed a preliminary agreement with Iran to build five hospitals, just after the lifting of economic sanctions against Tehran in a deal over its nuclear programme. ... more

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11 swine flu deaths in Syria since September: health ministry
Eleven people have been killed by the swine flu virus in Syria since September, the country's health ministry said on Tuesday. ... more
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