Posted By News On January 19, 2017 - 2:47pm
A new customizable soft robotic sleeve fits around the heart and helps it beat, potentially opening new treatment options for people suffering from heart failure. Importantly, unlike currently available devices that assist heart function, the new sleeve does not directly contact blood, which reduces the risk of clotting and eliminates the need for a patient to take potentially blood thinner medications.
Posted By News On January 19, 2017 - 12:29pm
Globally, demand for antioxidants is estimated to reach over 103,000 thousand tons by the end of 2020, but it isn't because people are buying miracle supplements and Fountains of Youth, it is because of food.
Oxidation of food items often leads to color change, rancidity and sometimes a drop in nutritional value and owing to the "natural" craze (some would call it a fallacy), demand for antioxidants has significantly increased, especially in the food and beverage industry owing to their incredible ability to preserve food for long durations.
Posted By News On January 2, 2017 - 5:57pm
Introducing pacifist microbes into treatment to combat is popular in some circles, yet unproven. It's not as crazy as using a placebo to treat symptoms similar to a disease, as homeopathy charlatans do, but it remains unvalidated. However, in agriculture microbial disease treatment could be beneficial, whereas homeopathy is stupid and inhumane.
It has been suggested that this approach could also be an effective way of treating cancer, and scientists have already produced encouraging results in the fight against Clostridium difficile infections.
Posted By News On November 21, 2016 - 2:08pm
People may soon be able to watch their unborn babies grow in realistic 3-D immersive visualizations, thanks to new technology that transforms MRI and ultrasound data into a 3-D virtual reality model of a fetus. MRI provides high-resolution fetal and placental imaging with excellent contrast. It is generally used in fetal evaluation when ultrasound cannot provide sufficiently high-quality images.
Posted By News On November 8, 2016 - 12:29pm
Using a person's spoken or written words, new computer tools can identify with great accuracy whether that person is suicidal, mentally ill but not suicidal, or neither. Machine learning is up to 93 percent accurate in correctly classifying a suicidal person and 85 percent accurate in identifying a person who is suicidal, has a mental illness but is not suicidal, or neither.
Posted By News On November 7, 2016 - 2:30pm
LaunchED 20th September 2016 History of Feminism is the first resource in the Routledge Historical Resources collection from Taylor and Francis. Created with researchers and students in mind this resource provides both overviews and in depth research materials for the global history of feminism.
Posted By News On November 7, 2016 - 1:16pm
A mathematical model that assists in decision-making at a facility devoted to the cultivation and production of the common mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) has received the prize for the best scientific contribution during the 2nd International Food Operations & Processing Simulation Workshop, FoodOPS, held in Larnaca (Cyprus).
Posted By News On November 1, 2016 - 9:31pm
Artificially intelligent computer software that can learn, adapt and rebuild itself in real-time could help combat climate change.
Researchers at Lancaster University’s Data Science Institute have developed a software system that can for the first time rapidly self-assemble into the most efficient form without needing humans to tell it what to do.
Posted By News On November 1, 2016 - 8:22pm
House of Jane, a cannabis-infused beverage company which added THC to caffeinated coffees and teas, now includes hemp derived CBD-infused energy supplements. So marijuana is now in the energy supplement cannabidiol (CBD) market with a time-released B-12 caffeinated energy shot. Cannabidiol is a component of the most common phyto-cannabinoids found in the cannabis-sativa hemp plant.
Supplements. And caffeine. And THC. Welcome to America 2016.
Posted By News On October 24, 2016 - 6:22pm
A recent study measured how much artificial sweetener is absorbed into the blood stream by children and adults after drinking a can of diet soda.