Category Archives: applied science

Could We Finally Have A Handle On The Cause Of Schizophrenia?

SchizophreniaIt’s a hidden scourge that affects millions.Turns their minds into personal horror parks.Destroys a lot of futures, pushing people to the margins of society.And we don’t know in advance who will develop it.Or why it happens.Or how to cure it. … Continue reading

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Could 2020 Be The Year We Turned Cancer Into A Ho-hum Medical Condition?

All of us have immune systems that protect us from foreign cells and different life forms inside of our body. The immune system recognizes invaders by different histo-compatibility complexes on the cell surfaces. The immune system uses hunter killer cells … Continue reading

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Blast that Glioblastoma

Up until now sufferers of Glioblastoma cancer of the brain have had very poor futures due to the natural barrier the brain has against foreign materials. Researchers have found a back door into the brain to get immunotherapy drugs into … Continue reading

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Still think all the hype is just hype?

With all of the hype that gets bandied around over software and computer stuff people could be forgiven for thinking that all the stuff they hear about AI is just a bunch of hype. Then there’s alpha 0 … After … Continue reading

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Are Wrinkled Lightsails Less Efficient?

Just watched a small explanatory video by Bill Nye on the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft (not exactly the same one as the one attached to this post but essentially the same). And by the end some voice in my … Continue reading

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Making Mice Miss Memorable Moments Minutely Modifiable Maybe

It took a few minutes to make that title so I hope you appreciate it 🙂 A lot of research has gone into memory and how it works in our brains. As a result we know an awful lot about … Continue reading

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Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds

I was just reading this article and these words struck me: an optical technique that takes just a few seconds to sculpt complex tissue shapes in a biocompatible hydrogel containing stem cells. The resulting tissue can then be vascularized by … Continue reading

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