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April 29, 2013 Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, Hugh Herr dreamed of becoming a mountaineer...But in January 1982, climbing Mount Washington, in New Hampshire, he and a friend were caught off guard by a storm and spent four days wandering through
Light pollution is a huge waste of energy and money, damages our health and stops us from enjoying the natural wonders of the night sky. Unfortunately conventional sodium or mercury vapour streetlights contribute to the problem, scattering and
24 April 2013 Scientists working towards developing laboratory-grown livers for transplant have managed to create mini versions of the organ using a 3D printer. Just half a millimetre deep and four millimetres wide, the tiny livers are capable of
April 15, 2013 The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron plans to help surgeons at Cleveland's St. Vincent Charity Medical Center get in touch with their inner entrepreneur. The two institutions plan to work together to generate ideas for medical
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description Prominent medical statistics expert Zhenqiu Liu, PhD, has joined Cedars-Sinai as the director of Bioinformatics in the Department of Medicine's Hematology/Oncology Division.
SmartParts have built-in diagnostics, programmable functionality (or "personalities"), and local control that is optimized for the function of each component. SmartParts include the TruSens (transmitter for electrochemical pH/dissolved oxygen and
Despite its defeat, Prop 37 has helped trigger GMO-labeling initiatives in other states and an upcoming protest at the FDA. It also played a role in the decision by Whole Foods, according to Walter Robb, the Texas-based chain's co-chief executive.
Talk with ten different supposed authorities or futurists about where the world is headed and you will get at a minimum thirty or more scenarios. One of the reasons behind this odd little phenomenon is that many of them will answer claiming the
Intraneural electrodes were implanted onto the median and ulnar nerves of the arms, providing for much cleaner transmission compared to external skin based electrodes. The system can read signals coming down the arm as well as send some back to
About this Author Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical