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Ethics Debate As Pig Brains Are Kept Alive Without A Body.
Science & Tech  (tags: Decapitated Pigs, Pig Brains, Medical Research, Researchers, Yale University )

- 447 days ago -
Researchers at Yale University have restored circulation to the brains of decapitated pigs, and kept the organs alive for several hours. Their aim is to develop a way of studying intact human brains in the lab for medical research.
Blood-Cleansing Biospleen Developed to Treat Sepsis
Science & Tech  (tags: medical research, medical device, biospleen, bloodstream infections, sepsis, sepsis pathogens, blood-cleansing, Wyss Institute )

- 1768 days ago -
"We're excited by the biospleen because it potentially provides a way to treat patients quickly without having to wait days to identify the source of infection, and it works equally well with antibiotic resistant organisms."
Nearly a Fifth of Scientists Are Considering Abandoning the U.S.
Science & Tech  (tags: Sequestration, federal funds, scientific research, Medical Research, Sustainability News, News, Politics News )

- 2148 days ago -
Sequestration, which cut research and development funding by $9.3 billion, is partly to blame. More than 3,700 scientists from all 50 states participated in the study, offering online responses in June and July 2013.
Hospital Scanner Could Curb Nuclear Waste Threat
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical research, Nuclear waste, scanner, NewTechnology, discovery, good news, interesting )

- 3459 days ago -
Medical equipment used for diagnosis of patients with heart disease and cancer could be a key weapon in stopping nuclear waste seeping into the environment, according to new research.
Genetic Pathways for Brain & Pancreatic Cancer Mapped
Science & Tech  (tags: cancer, genetic research, pancreatic cancer, brain tumors, tumors, genes, medical research )

- 3970 days ago -
The most comprehensive study ever conducted on human tumors revealed 12 core pathways in pancreatic cancer & 3 core pathways in brain cancer that genes use to mutate into deadly tumors. But they also found that no human tumors are identical.

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