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Earlier and easier detection of colorectal cancer?

29/06/2015 - Chemists at Caltech have developed a new sensitive technique capable of detecting colorectal cancer in tissue samples. read more

New conductive ink for electronic apparel

29/06/2015 - University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. read more

Diabetic blindness: Best source of stem cells to block vision loss

26/06/2015 - Researchers have taken a significant step forward in their efforts to use stem cells to block vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy, a condition that affects millions of people with diabetes. read more

First human with prosthetic leg that can feel

26/06/2015 - An Austrian team of researchers has successfully fitted a human being with a leg prosthesis that sends feelings to its wearer. The study results indicate that it greatly increases safety when in motion. read more

Fructose produces less rewarding sensations in the brain

25/06/2015 - Fructose not only results in a lower level of satiety, it also stimulates the reward system in the brain to a lesser degree than glucose. This may cause excessive consumption accompanied by effects that are a risk to health, report researchers from the University of Basel. read more

Disabled people pilot a robot with their thoughts

25/06/2015 - Multi-year research project aims to give a measure of independence to paralyzed people. This technology has shown that it works well and is easy to use. read more

Brain scans of passengers who experienced nightmare flight

24/06/2015 - A group of passengers who thought they were going to die when their plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean in August, 2001 have had their brains scanned while recalling the terrifying moments to help science better understand trauma memories and how they are processed in the brain. read more

Users to fine-tune hearing aids themselves

24/06/2015 - More than 20 per cent of people with hearing aids use their devices for less than one hour a day because of problems they encounter with tuning the settings. But now users can participate in fine-tuning their devices themselves. read more

Diabetes: Smart insulin patch

23/06/2015 - Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past, thanks to a new invention from researchers at the University of North Carolina and NC State, who have created the first "smart insulin patch" that can detect increases in blood sugar levels and secrete doses of insulin into the bloodstream whenever needed. read more

New composite material as CO2 sensor

23/06/2015 - A new material changes its conductivity depending on the concentration of CO2 in the environment. The researchers who developed it have utilized the material to produce a miniature, simply constructed sensor. read more

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