Neuroscientists are taking inspiration from natural motor control to design new prosthetic devices that can better replace limb function In new work researchers have tested a range of brain controlled devices from wheelchairs to robots ... - Read More
Scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST and the National Institutes of Health NIH have devised and demonstrated a new shape shifting probe about one hundredth as wide as a human ... - Read More
An international team of more than 18 research groups has demonstrated that the compounds they developed can safely prevent harmful protein aggregation in preliminary tests using animals The findings raise hope that a new class ... - Read More
For living organisms proteins are an essential part of their body system and are needed to thrive In recent years a certain class of proteins has challenged researchers' conventional notion that proteins have a static ... - Read More
Magnetic nanoparticles can open the blood brain barrier and deliver molecules directly to the brain say researchers from the University of Montreal Polytechnique Montréal and CHU Sainte Justine This barrier runs inside almost all vessels ... - Read More
Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain The fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from ... - Read More
One infrared scan can give pathologists a window into the structures and molecules inside tissues and cells enabling fast and broad diagnostic assessments thanks to an imaging technique developed by University of Illinois researchers and ... - Read More
offering a potential weight loss strategy for humans The team will describe their approach in one of nearly 11 000 presentations at the 249th National Meeting & amp Exposition of the American Chemical Society ACS ... - Read More
A team of researchers in the United Kingdom has found a way to redesign an artificial connection between an artery and vein known as an Arterio Venous Fistulae which surgeons form in the arms of ... - Read More
A Northwestern University led study in the emerging field of nanocytology could one day help men make better decisions about whether or not to undergo aggressive prostate cancer treatments Technology developed by Northwestern University researchers ... - Read More
similar to the way healthy tissue is distinguished from diseased tissue in clinical MRI scans Changes in the chemistry of the skin samples could also be detected giving insight into the changes brought about by ... - Read More
In the first multicenter trial of its kind Yale researchers tested a new device that lowers the risk of stroke and cognitive decline in patients undergoing heart valve replacement The preliminary findings of the DEFLECT ... - Read More
Light can be used to activate normal non genetically modified neurons through the use of targeted gold nanoparticles report scientists from the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago The new technique ... - Read More
Researchers at MIT have developed a method to stimulate brain tissue using external magnetic fields and injected magnetic nanoparticles a technique allowing direct stimulation of neurons which could be an effective treatment for a variety ... - Read More
New clinical trial findings provide further evidence that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy is the best treatment for people with a low grade form of brain cancer The findings come from a phase II study ... - Read More
Nanoparticles can function as carriers for medicines to combat lung cancer Working in a joint project at the NIM Nanosystems Initiative Munich Excellence Cluster scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München HMGU and the Ludwig Maximilians ... - Read More
Thanks to the work of an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Dartmouth Center of Nanotechnology Excellence funded by the National Institutes of Health the next generation magnetic nanoparticles MNPs may soon be treating deep ... - Read More
Researchers have long sought an efficient way to untangle DNA in order to study its structure neatly unraveled and straightened out under a microscope Now chemists and engineers at KU Leuven in Belgium have devised ... - Read More
University of Manchester scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells This new development opens up the possibility of preventing or treating a broad range of cancers ... - Read More
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