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First Bioelectronic Medicine is Unveiled
First Bioelectronic Medicine is Unveiled
News   Oct 10, 2018

Researchers have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve.

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First Fully Digital Pathology Lab in UK Improves Cancer Diagnosis
First Fully Digital Pathology Lab in UK Improves Cancer Diagnosis
News   Oct 10, 2018

A move to digitally scan 100% of slides by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Pathology Lab has been hailed as a crucial step to faster and better diagnosis of cancer.

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Models Aid HIV Structure Research
Models Aid HIV Structure Research
News   Oct 08, 2018

Details about the HIV virus capsid structure and how it develops helps researchers identify small molecule as potential treatment target.

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Computer Model Finds the Best Spot to Split Proteins
Computer Model Finds the Best Spot to Split Proteins
News   Oct 05, 2018

A computer-guided algorithm may help scientists find just the right spot to split a protein and then reassemble it to functionality, according to a new study. Researchers say this could be another step — perhaps even a dance step — toward using chemical and light signals to create new medical treatments and biosensors.

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Teaching AI to Predict Epilepsy
Teaching AI to Predict Epilepsy
News   Oct 05, 2018

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) neurologists have developed a new method based on artificial intelligence that may eventually help both patients and doctors weigh the pros and cons of using brain surgery to treat debilitating seizures caused by epilepsy.

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How Baby Giraffes Inherit Their Spots
How Baby Giraffes Inherit Their Spots
News   Oct 05, 2018

Some features of a giraffe’s spot pattern are passed on from mother to baby, according to a new study led by researchers from Penn State. The study also reveals that survival of young giraffes is related to spot pattern, which may help provide camouflage from predators.

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Next Generation Satellite Data Provides Better Tornado Forecasts
Next Generation Satellite Data Provides Better Tornado Forecasts
News   Oct 04, 2018

Penn State researchers are the first to use data obtained from recent next-generation satellites in a numerical weather-prediction model used to provide guidance for tornadic thunderstorm forecasting.

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How Big Data Can Streamline Cancer Therapy
How Big Data Can Streamline Cancer Therapy
News   Oct 04, 2018

A new computational approach that allows the identification of molecular alterations associated with prognosis and resistance to therapy of different types of cancer has been developed at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes.

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This Robot's Hips Don't Lie
This Robot's Hips Don't Lie
News   Oct 03, 2018

When walking in a crowded place, humans typically aren’t thinking about how we avoid bumping into one another. We are built to use a gamut of complex skill sets required to execute these types of seemingly simple motions. Now, thanks to researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, robots may soon be able to experience similar functionality.

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Can We Trust Digital Forensic Evidence?
Can We Trust Digital Forensic Evidence?
News   Oct 03, 2018

Research has suggested that more work is needed to show that digital forensic methods are robust enough to stand-up to interrogation in a court of law.

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