Medical research

12.09.12
Brain pacemakers show promise in Alzheimer's trials, might open new treatment possibilities
12.09.12

Brain pacemakers show promise in Alzheimer's trials, might open new treatment possibilities

Deep-brain electrical stimulation has been around for a while -- rousing folks from comas and help...

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10.30.12
Cleveland Clinic and IBM team up to make Watson a Doctor (video)
10.30.12

Cleveland Clinic and IBM team up to make Watson a Doctor (video)

Medical research facility Cleveland Clinic and IBM are teaming up to develop ways to let supercomp...

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10.22.12
Folding@Home packs up on PlayStation 3: over 100 million computation hours added to research
10.22.12

Folding@Home packs up on PlayStation 3: over 100 million computation hours added to research

Squared away in the PlayStation 3's latest software update post, Sony announced that the Folding@H...

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08.28.12
Harvard scientists grow human cells onto nanowire scaffold to form 'cyborg' skin
08.28.12

Harvard scientists grow human cells onto nanowire scaffold to form 'cyborg' skin

Growing human tissue is old hat, but being able to measure activity inside flesh is harder -- any...

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01.16.12
"Moment of silence" track to benefit pancreatic cancer organizations
01.16.12

"Moment of silence" track to benefit pancreatic cancer organizations

The Steve Jobs Moment of Silence audio track lets you remember Steve Jobs's legacy and make a d...

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07.11.11
British researchers design a million-chip neural network 1/100 as complex as your brain
07.11.11

British researchers design a million-chip neural network 1/100 as complex as your brain

If you want some idea of the complexity of the human brain, consider this: a group of British univer...

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07.08.11
Ultrawideband tech could connect your body to doctors, bring Tricorders to the mainstream
07.08.11

Ultrawideband tech could connect your body to doctors, bring Tricorders to the mainstream

The academic paper 'Experimental Characterization of a UWB Channel for Body Area Networks' won'...

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05.11.11
Schizophrenic computer may help us understand similarly afflicted humans
05.11.11

Schizophrenic computer may help us understand similarly afflicted humans

Although we usually prefer our computers to be perfect, logical, and psychologically fit, sometim...

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02.21.11
New high-res imaging could make biopsies obsolete, doctors still cutting up in meantime
02.21.11

New high-res imaging could make biopsies obsolete, doctors still cutting up in meantime

So maybe a true-to-life Innerspace is still a few years off, but a professor at the University of R...

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