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Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 18 hours ago - inhabitat.com
It is astonishing that the design of crutches hasn't changed much since they were invented about 100 years ago. Behzad Rashidi's brilliant Sit & Stand Walking Assistant addresses this anachronism and reconfigures the crutch into a hands-free aid that uses
Stuck in Neutral: Brain Defect Traps Schizophrenics in Twilight Zone
Science & Tech  (tags: Brain defect, Schizophrenics, tewilight zone, desire, emotions, decisin making, research, science, scientists, study, discovery, health, humans, society )

Lone
- 3 days ago - sciencedaily.com
People with schizophrenia struggle to turn goals into actions because brain structures governing desire and emotion are less active and fail to pass goal-directed messages to cortical regions affecting human decision-making, new research reveals.
Siberian Scientists Urgently Working on Vaccine for Deadly Ebola
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, investigation, scientists, research, health )

Marty
- 14 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The world is facing the most serious Ebola outbreak ever, which has already accounted for around 900 lives this year, with more than 1,600 infected
'Pea-Sized Brain Hub Could Shed Light on Depression'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, brain hub, health, depression )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say a part of the brain, smaller than a pea, triggers the instinctive feeling that something bad is about to happen.
Drug-Resistant Superbug Infections Explode Across U.S. Hospitals: 500% Increase Foreshadows 'New Plague' Caused By Modern Medici
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, research, safety, society, study )

Frans
- 34 days ago - naturalnews.com
.......This dangerous bacteria is finding its way into healthcare facilities nationwide... A CRE epidemic is fast approaching... Even this marked increase likely underestimates the true scope of the problem given variations in hospital surveillance...
CREEPY!! Creating Child Sex Robots Is a Terrible Idea
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, child robots, ethics, health, news, research, science )

Cal
- 35 days ago - vice.com
Last week, at an event called Our Robot Future at Berkeley, robo-ethicists introduced the idea of using sex robots to rehabilitate pedophiles.
Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Alzheimer's disease testing, Beta-amyloid plaques, science, discovery, health, study, disease )

Nancy
- 38 days ago - healthyliving.msn.com
In one study, early results from 40 participants who used a certain eye test found a significant association between levels of beta-amyloid plaques in the retina of the eye and levels of the plaques in the brain. Beta-amyloid plaques in the brain are...
Alzheimer's Research in 'Major Step' Towards Blood Test
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, society, health, Alzheimer's disease )

Ray
- 45 days ago - bbc.co.uk
British scientists have made a "major step forward" in developing a blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Take Action to Oppose the New 2,4-D-Resistant G.E. Crops *** Please Sign ***
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, environment, GeneticEngineering, health, humans, investigation, research, safety, science, society )

Frans
- 60 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Environmental Protection Agency is considering an application to use a combination of glyphosate, a chemical in many common pesticides, with 2,4-D, a highly toxic weed killer, on genetically engineered corn and soybeans designed to withstand 2,4-D ...
'Smart Glasses' Help Fix Failing Vision
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, health, smart glasses )

Ray
- 66 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Researchers from Oxford University say they've made a breakthrough in developing smart glasses for people with severe sight loss.
Microwave Helmet 'Can Spot a Stroke'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, health, stroke, microwave helmet )

Ray
- 66 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say they have devised a helmet that can quickly determine whether a patient has had a stroke. It could speed diagnosis and treatment of stroke to boost chances of recovery, the scientists say.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Support the Beagle Freedom Bill
Science & Tech  (tags: tax-payer funded laboratories, the dogs and cats for public adoption, through rescue organizations, test cosmetics, pharmaceutical drugs, household products, often very painful, activists, violence, americans, murder, health, internet, sadness, dogs, de )

Kelly
- 67 days ago - beaglefreedomproject.org
Beagle Freedom Project's important legislative push to enact laws that would ensure research facilities can give dogs used in laboratory testing a chance at a life after research.
Palestinian Girl, the Youngest Doctor in the World
Science & Tech  (tags: , health, study, education equality, checkpoints, occupied Palestine, Palestinian girl, youngest doctor in world )

Jess
- 68 days ago - alray.ps
Asa'd got her Bachelor degree in Medicine with Honors and and was set by the Guinness World Records
Scientists Recreate Extinct Spanish Flu Virus That Killed Over 50 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: Animals, Health, Medicine, Science )

Ray
- 69 days ago - rt.com
The extinct influenza virus that caused over 50 million deaths a century ago has been replicated from avian flu present in wild ducks. Scientists are seeking to study how such a virus could lead to a new pandemic.
Scientists Condemn 'Crazy, Dangerous' Creation of Deadly Airborne Flu Virus
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, health, news, research, safety, science, scientists )

Sally
- 71 days ago - theguardian.com
Researchers say recreation of Spanish flu strain highlights risk of pandemic, but critics say work puts global population at risk
 

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