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Tony Pawson Dies

Tony Pawson, not a name that would be known across households around the world, but definitely someone to be recognized. A world-renowned Canadian researcher,...

Best of 2011 // 81: Fighting Diabetes With Inflammation?

The rise of the obesity epidemic has also led to a rise in type 2 diabetes, a condition in which muscles and fat become...

BEST OF 2014 // #76: Respite for Sickle Cell Anemia Patients

Sickle Cell Anemia is a disease in which a single mutation of the genes leads to a malformation in red blood cells.  As these...

Technology Lets Vegetative Patient Communicate

A man in a vegetative state for almost thirteen years, was able to communicate recently through a breakthrough in technology. /READ MORE// The Brain that Changes...

Why We Are Addicted to Sugar.

One of our evolutionary hangovers may have a serious negative impact on our health and be fuelling the fire of obesity in children, and...

AI Can Identify Skin Cancer As Well As Doctors

An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, originally made to identify cats and dogs, is now diagnosing cancer. /READ MORE// New Drug-Resistant Strain of Typhoid Spreading Using an existing Google...

Spritam: This is the First FDA-Approved 3D-Printed Drug

A new pill that can control epileptic seizures has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administrations, but that's not the interesting part. ...

BEST OF 2015 // #79: Treating White Nose Syndrome

White Nose Syndrome is responsible for millions of bat deaths.  WNS, where a white mold converse the mouth and nose of bats leading to...

Google Doodle Honours Inventor of the Eye Test

Google has changed it's front-page Doodle.  While this morning's Google Doodle might have been one of the more obscure, most people will recognize his...

The Best of 2013 // #85: Four-Stranded Human DNA

While describing the discovery of DNA, biologist James Watson and Francis Crick presented the image of a twisting pair of strands they called the...

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