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Harvard scientists develop a golden method for faster muscle recovery

Anyone who has ever torn or injured a muscle knows that swelling, redness, and pain soon follow the injury: classic signs of inflammation. Inflammation is...

Nanoparticles show promise in therapy for triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers found by encapsulating medication use nanoparticles, treatment is more effective in triple-negative breast cancer cells Approximately 10-20 percent of diagnosed breast cancers are found...
Common weed killer may be killing bees

Common weed killer may be killing bees

The world’s most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that honey...

Bio-inspired materials could repel liquids without coatings

Tiny nature-inspired cavities that trap air can stop liquids from sticking to surfaces without the need for coatings. An eco-friendly coating-free strategy has now been...

Blood-borne cancer detection receives gold-plated boost

Scientists will be able to detect cancer earlier from blood samples after advances were made in detecting microRNA molecules using gold-plated nanoparticles. UNSW researchers have...

Is gene editing tech CRISPR worth the risk?

The gene editing technology CRISPR has prompted both breathless predictions of medical breakthroughs and warnings of apocalypse.  Recently, HBO’s John Oliver opened a Last Week...

Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads

The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster The race is on to find manufacturing techniques capable of arranging molecular...
Bioengineers use magnetic force to manage chronic pain

Bioengineers use magnetic force to manage chronic pain

UCLA bioengineers have demonstrated that a gel-like material containing tiny magnetic particles could be used to manage chronic pain from disease or injury. Broadly, the study demonstrates...
New sensor could help doctors select effective cancer therapy

New sensor could help doctors select effective cancer therapy

MIT chemical engineers have developed a new sensor that lets them see inside cancer cells and determine whether the cells are responding to a...
How to make the gene-editing tool CRISPR work even better

How to make the gene-editing tool CRISPR work even better

Among the most significant scientific advances in recent years are the discovery and development of new ways to genetically modify living things using a...