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Research Finds You May Be Able To Learn A New Language During Deep Sleep

Andrea D. Steffen
The notion that we can learn in our sleep is a captivating idea. Imagine the possibility – that we could really be capable of drastically improving our productivity by learning in our sleep… you have
Health

Alzheimer’s Disease Linked To Chronic Inflammation Leading To New Treatments

Andrea D. Steffen
It is already understood that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). What has been unknown is why not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD. Boston University School of
Health Innovation

Biologists Engineer An Eavesdropping Virus Into A Bacterial Assassin

Andrea D. Steffen
“When bacteria talk, Bonnie Bassler listens. She just never figured that viruses were listening, too.” – The Atlantic A phage is a type of virus that preys on and attacks bacteria. A team of scientists
Environment Nature

A Plastic-Eating Fungus Has Been Found In Pakistan

Andrea D. Steffen
The enormous amount of plastics that we manufacture and discard is a defining characteristic of the Anthropocene – the current geological age of human domination over climate and the environment. The same reason it is
Innovation Technology

MIT Scientists Work Out How To Shrink Objects 1,000 Times Smaller

Andrea D. Steffen
A few years ago scientists came up with a technique known as expansion microscopy. It involves embedding tissue into a hydrogel and then expanding it to allow for high-resolution imaging with a regular microscope. They
Health

Nature Reveals A Way For Our Body To Self Destroy Cancer

Andrea D. Steffen
Within each and every cell of your body is an embedded kill switch reports a Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine study. Its function serves to cause the self-destruction of cells that become cancerous. When

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