When her oldest daughter was diagnosed with asthma last March, Yodi Stanton installed air pollution sensors around her London home. She wanted to see if there were links between her daughter's attacks and the number of dirty particles in the air.
'ELITE: DANGEROUS' IS ALMOST TOO IMMERSIVE FOR THE GOGGLES IT'S PLAYED ON.
This new technique makes use of heart death, not just brain death, which widens the pool of who can donate a heart. For instance, a person on life support may have a very small amount of brain activity left with no chance of getting better, but is no
his runaway mechanism is a second main source of impurities, the first being arcing between different pieces of the electrodes. While one-piece, monolithic electrodes will eliminate all arcing, more steps need to be taken to eliminate the runaway ele
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Prime numbers are one of the most basic topics of study in the branch of mathematics called number theory.
NC Mom Refuses Abortion in the Face of Stage IV Cancer - Is Now Miraculously Cancer Free
To make cotton candy--the pink and blue kind you get at the state fair and on the boardwalk at the beach--you use centrifugal force to spin liquefied sugar into fine strands that get wrapped around a stick.
Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.
Compared with people who don't use, long-term, heavy marijuana smokers tend to have a smaller orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a brain region critical for processing emotions and making decisions. But they also have more cross-brain connections that scie
Why buy pre-made (and small) solid rocket motors when you can roll your own?
A spaceship built to carry humans is about to venture into deep space for the first time in more than four decades.
Stuff They Don't Want You to Know - The Thorium.
In 2007 the cable station A&E decided to try out their "inner sanctum" advertising on street people in NYC for the show "Paranormal State" - RECAP: An A&E Billboard 'Whispers' a Spooky Message Audible Only in Your Head in Push to Promote Its New 'Par
Research on the brain is surging. The United States and the European Union have launched new programs to better understand the brain. Scientists are mapping parts of mouse, fly and human brains at different levels of magnification. Technology for rec
Researchers are zeroing in on what looks like an effective treatment for the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.
A combination of DNA evidence and historical research confirm the remains belong to the misshapen monarch
The ability of biomolecules to survive space has implications for a number of questions: whether molecules from space could have seeded life on Earth, or whether life could spread among the inner planets following impacts.
Together they devised an operation to save "Blue Babies"--infants born with a heart defect that sends blood past their lungs--and Cooley was there, as an intern, for the first one. He remembers the tension in the operating room that November mo
The study, which started in 1989, involved about 6,600 Scottish men, ages 45 to 64, with high LDL -- around 190, on average. Half were given the statin Pravachol and the rest, dummy pills. Five years later, there were 35 per cent fewer heart-relat
Graupera-Cassimiro, now a mother of two, had just come out of a cesarean section procedure to deliver her new daughter. Then suddenly, she went from chattering with her family to struggling for her life, according to the Sun Sentinel. She was s
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Forget stitches -- there's a better way to close wounds. In this talk, TED Fellow Joe Landolina talks about his invention -- a medical gel that can instantly stop traumatic bleeding without the need to apply pressure. (Contains medical images.)
The hormone insulin directs your cells to open up and take in glucose from the blood. With insulin resistance, your cells become desensitized to insulin. They ignore the instructions to open up and take in glucose. Your body keeps producing more i
Now this is a study that any parent, particularly mothers, can verify with field research. A group of neuroscientists from the Universities of Pittsburgh, California-Berkeley and Harvard, and led by Kyung Hwa Lee have found that pre-teenage and teena
'Off switch' for pain discovered: Activating the adenosine A3 receptor subtype is key to powerful pain relief.
LONDON (Reuters) - In a discovery that experts say could revolutionize fuel cell technology, scientists in Britain have found that graphene, the world's thinnest, strongest and most impermeable material, can allow protons to pass through it.
Time is a killer on the battlefield when troops are wounded, but the Pentagon is betting that "hibernation" drugs being pioneered by an Australian researcher will mitigate that problem.
Every year, I promise myself I'm not going to get eat myself into a food coma: I'll eat responsibly, front load my belly with salad and go light on the turkey and gravy.