Biology

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Is consciousness a state of matter?

Can a theoretical physicist investigate consciousness? For decades the few serious academics who tried were fatted to ridicule and marginalization. However, the times are…


With a clenched fist, doctors and researchers make medical history

Neuro-prosthesis allows paralyzed man to regain use of his hand

Columbus Ohio,  23-year-old   Ian Burkhart from Dublin Ohio became the first quadriplegic to move his hand with his own thoughts after a ground-breaking…


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New research details the health risks of E-Cigarettes

      A new study finds that Electronic cigarettes, marketed as a safer high-tech alternative to traditional tobacco products , introduce a mix…


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Dental researchers discover how to regrow teeth with lasers

    Harvard-led team of scientists has just published their findings demonstrating a way to regrow teeth using lasers. Say goodbye to fillings and…


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Adult Stem Cells

Adult Stem Cells are a promising new field of treatment for a myriad of injuries and illnesses. Athersys, a company in Cleveland, Ohio, is…


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Cyborg Foundation

Neil Harbisson was born with achromatopsia, a rare condition that causes complete colour blindness. In 2004, Harbisson and Adam Montandon developed the eyeborg, a…


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The Artificial Leaf : Personalized Energy

Dan Nocera has a simple formula to save the planet: sunlight + water = energy for the world.  


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The Secret of Trees – Albert Maysles

What do trees know that we don’t? 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then…


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The RNA Origin of Life

RNA may have been the origin of life on Earth. Go on a whirlwind tour of RNA’s evolving role through billions of years of…