Chasing Coral | FULL FEATURE | Netflix

I have always been drawn to the magic of the ocean. You feel that time is slowing down. Most people stare into space in astonishment. But we have an almost…

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Springer® Mask 101 by Marie Bensmail – Biospringer Innovation Project Manager

In my opinion, Springer® Mask is a real innovation as it does not bring any salty or sweet notes. It enables to erase the bitterness or the metallic notes brought…

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New cardiac defibrillator much safer for patients: Study

Hamilton, ON (April 30, 2022) – High-risk patients who need defibrillators to prevent cardiac arrest can experience fewer complications with a type of device implanted under the skin, a Canadian…

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What do jelly and sand have in common?

Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have identified key similarities between the behavior of granular materials and melting gels. They found that falling beds of sand share the…

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Changing climate impacts biodiversity in protected areas globally

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 25—Protected areas — such as nature reserves, national parks, and wilderness areas — are essential to conserving biodiversity. New research published in Environmental Research Letters provides insights for developing climate-smart…

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Breakthrough in treatment for Dupuytren’s disease

Researchers at the Kennedy Institute, University of Oxford, led by Professor Jagdeep Nanchahal have demonstrated the efficacy of the anti-TNF drug adalimumab for patients with early stage Dupuytren’s disease. Researchers…

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Breakthrough in how buildings can promote health and well-being

Having understood the ill-effects if sick building syndrome and the need to better conserve energy by incorporating green features, architects are also utilizing certain elements of an architectural design system…

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How a soil microbe could rev up artificial photosynthesis

Plants rely on a process called carbon fixation – turning carbon dioxide from the air into carbon-rich biomolecules ­– for their very existence. That’s the whole point of photosynthesis, and…

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New technique shows in detail where drug molecules hit their targets in the body

LA JOLLA, CA—Scientists at Scripps Research have invented a way to image, across different tissues and with higher precision than ever before, where drugs bind to their targets in the…

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Design at the Intersection of Technology and Biology | Neri Oxman | TED Talks

Two twin domes, two radically opposed design cultures. One is made of thousands of steel parts, the other of a single silk thread. One is synthetic, the other organic. One…

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