Rigorous study explains how a single gut bacteria species can eat Parkinson’s disease drug

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

The striking study offers a new insight into why medicines do not work the same way in every person, and better understanding these mechanisms may suggest ways to significantly improve the efficacy drugs we have already developed, instead of producing entirely new ones.

As plaque deposits increase in the aging brain, money management falters

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Trouble with simple financial tasks may be early sign of dementias such as Alzheimer's

Elon Musk’s Brain Tech Startup Is Raising More Cash

Posted in Business, Medicine, Science on 24th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Neuralink is planning a $51 million funding round as it tries to link human brains to computers.

How scorpion venom is helping surgeons detect brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 13th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new imaging technique designed to help surgeons identify the location of malignant brain tumors during surgery is showing promising early clinical trial results

Brain implant developed that turns brain signals into synthesized speech

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 25th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

This innovative piece of technology could one day give a voice to people otherwise unable to communicate.