Biomed engineers have demonstrated that, by injecting an artificial protein made from a solution of ordered and disordered segments, a solid scaffold forms in response to body heat, and in a few weeks seamlessly integrates into tissue — allowing them precise control of materials in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.Read More...
Psychoactive substances and drugs easily make their way into a British prison in Essex, where 42.6% of prisoners failed drugs tests, in what has been branded an epidemic by ombudswoman Elizabeth Moody.
259 people have died while taking photos of themselves in the last 6 years, exceeding those killed by sharks this year, according to a new study — and scientists are warning that we need ‘no-selfie zones’.
An Ebola outbreak that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August is already one of the worst in history —the 7th worst to be precise — and it looks like it may spiral out of control.
Thirty-three more schools in Detroit, Michigan were revealed to have elevated levels of lead and copper in their drinking water, bringing the total, of 86 schools tested so far, to 57. Ultimately, 106 schools are still waiting for their water to be tested.
Scientists have discovered that hundreds of bacterial species are capable of producing electricity and could very well be co-opted to create “living batteries.”
MPs and peers have called for the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions to be cut to zero by 2050.
An ”exciting” new cancer drug combination appears to shrink tumors and halt their growth for months, according to an early-stage clinical trial which could mean months of extra life for patients.
The psychedelic drug DMT produces an effect in the brain similar to a near-death experience, according to a new study.
UZH researchers have identified an enzyme responsible for guaranteeing the even distribution of cell constituents concentrated in organelles without a membrane. Their discovery opens up new opportunities for the treatment of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging processes and viral infections.