Best of 2014: Science - exoplanet

BEST OF 2014 // #89: Chikungunya arrives.

In July of 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that Chikungunya, a recently introduced mosquito-born virus had made it into...

There Is a Longevity Pill Backed by Five Nobel Prize Winners

It’s been developed by Elysium He​alth, a research company that merges Silicon Valley’s infatuation with living forever with East Coast science. /READ MORE// Spritam: This is...
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New Drug-Resistant Strain of Typhoid Spreading

In Canada, The United States and other developed countries, we are vaccinated at a young age for a variety of illnesses, including Typhoid.  However,...
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Stanford Engineers Develop Tiny, Sound-Powered Chip to Serve as Medical Device

Using ultrasound to deliver power wirelessly, Stanford researchers are working on a new generation of medical devices that would be planted deep inside the...
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Hangover Cure in Pill Form on the Horizon?

A Los Angeles professor and his research team have begun developing a pill that oxidizes and removes alcohol from the body. /READ MORE// Study Suggests Drinking...
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It’s Time to Declare War on Mosquitoes

Zika is now a global emergency, and the latest in a long string of mosquito-borne viruses to afflict humanity. Mosquitoes truly suck, and the time...
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The $500 3D Printed Prosthetic

It was only a matter of time before this happened. The advent of 3D printing has made some staggering steps in the last couple...
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A New Device Can Diagnose Disease By Analyzing Your Breath

Researchers have just developed an instrument, called the “Na-Nose” that could detect and diagnose up to seventeen diseases just by analyzing a patient’s breath....
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Marijuana Company Listed in U.S. Stock Exchange for the First Time

Cronos Group, a major Canadian licensed weed producer, has been approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin trading on NASDAQ under the...
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Telemedicine comes to the Battlefield

Where video phone calls were once a figment of sci-fi, now everyone can Skype, Facetime, or VideoChat.  Telepresence has come along way, and yet...

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