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Targeting Uncontrolled Inflammation May Be Key To Treating Resistant Cancers

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

Van Andel Institute scientists have pinpointed how a specific gene mutation triggers an inflammatory cascade that may drive development of treatment-resistant cancers.

An Ultrasound Device May Unlock Brain Cancer Treatment, Early Study Shows

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

A study published recently in the Lancet offers some hope: an ultrasound device implanted in 17 patients’ skulls successfully increased the concentration of drugs in their brains.

Interview With Dexory, An Autonomous Warehouse Robot Maker.

Posted in Hardware, Interviews, Software on 27th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

The startup’s robots use artificial intelligence to create a digital twin of a warehouse. That mapping data can then be used by operators to run logistics more efficiently in the warehouse.

Exclusive Interview With An Incredible Drone Enabled Reforestation Project

Posted in Featured, Hardware, Interviews, Science on 24th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

The journey to "plant 1 billion trees by 2028 to heal our planet’s lungs, and not stop there."

New KAUST Tandem Solar Cell Breaks Efficiency World Record

Posted in Hardware, Science on 18th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

The dynamic duo of silicon and perovskite continue their rampage through the solar cell industry. Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have developed a new silicon/perovskite tandem solar cell with a record-breaking efficiency.

Scans That Are 64 Million Times Clearer Give A New Look At The Brain

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

The researchers believe that this level of detailed imaging will enable greater understanding of how brains change with age, diet and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.

Leaves May Have Helped Apes Evolve An Upright Stature

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

If an ape's back is horizontal, the hands and feet are typically underneath the body, which makes it harder to move outward to the smaller branches of the tree.

White House Puts Aside $5 Billion For Future COVID Treatments

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

Operation Next Gen will have three main goals: creating long-lasting monoclonal antibodies, speeding up the development of mucosal vaccines to possibly reduce transmission and infection risks, and speeding efforts to develop a universal coronavirus vaccine that protects against COVID-19 and other coronaviruses.

Human Lifespan Will Rise Dramatically This Century, Researchers Say

Posted in Medicine on 12th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

There's a growing revolution in the science of aging underway, and research is starting to show that there are a host of medical interventions that could slow or even reverse aging.

Surgeons Are Simulating Whole Brains To Pin Down The Source Of Their Patients' Seizures

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 12th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

A decade ago, the Human Brain Project launched with a blue-sky goal: digitizing a human brain. The implications were huge: simulated brains could provide crucial clues to help crack some of the most troubling neurological diseases.

Antarctic Ice Can Melt 20 Times Faster Than We Thought

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

A study published April 5 in the journal Nature found that at the end of the last Ice Age, parts of the Eurasian Ice Sheet retreated up to 2,000 feet per day.

Three Computer Vision Trends To Follow In 2023

Posted in Software on 11th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

Computer vision applications can run real-time data processing and analysis, which is not just reducing energy and bandwidth burdens, but is also improving computation efficiency.