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Science Start-Ups

Science Start-Ups

🕔05:43, 3.Apr 2011

Learn how two Yale professors used their research on miRNA silencing to start Mira Dx, a biotech company.

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Fearless – Literally

Fearless – Literally

🕔05:17, 3.Apr 2011

A study conducted on a woman who cannot experience fear may hold the key to treating PTSD patients.

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Targeted Fat Loss: Myth or Reality?

Targeted Fat Loss: Myth or Reality?

🕔05:06, 3.Apr 2011

“Is Targeted Fat Loss Possible?” Infomercials say yes, but scientists say no.

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The Playful Brain

The Playful Brain

🕔04:19, 3.Apr 2011

In their book “The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of how Puzzles Improve Your Mind,” neuroscientist Richard Restak and “puzzle master” Scott Kim lay out the science of improving your brain.

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What is the world’s smallest mammal?

What is the world’s smallest mammal?

🕔18:29, 14.Feb 2011

With mammals as large as the Blue whale and the African elephant, it may be hard to imagine that the world’s smallest mammal is only about the size of your fingernail.

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Uncovering the Biology of Depression

Uncovering the Biology of Depression

🕔06:42, 13.Feb 2011

Professor Ronald Duman’s research into depression has both clarified parts of existing antidepressant pathways and discovered an entirely new one involving ketamine.

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The Brain-Machine Connection: Humans and Computers in the 21st Century

The Brain-Machine Connection: Humans and Computers in the 21st Century

🕔06:10, 13.Feb 2011

In the mid-20th century, José Delgado performed stunning experiments using electrical brain stimulation. Today, Delgado’s legacy is evident in the many medical devices that rely on interactions with the brain.

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Fighting Cancer: ARM-ing Up New Therapies

Fighting Cancer: ARM-ing Up New Therapies

🕔05:41, 13.Feb 2011

David Spiegel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, has devoted his research to the synthesis of complex molecules capable of manipulating immunological functions to treat disease.

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Biosensing: The New Advance in Point of Care Technologies

Biosensing: The New Advance in Point of Care Technologies

🕔04:54, 13.Feb 2011

In Professor Mark Reed’s lab at Yale, the focus within the last decade has been to size biosensing devices down to the nanoscale, thus aptly giving them name “nanosensors.”

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Influenza Renders Immune System Vulnerable

Influenza Renders Immune System Vulnerable

🕔17:25, 2.Oct 2010

Recent research shows that having the flu can make you vulnerable to secondary bacterial infections via immunosuppression.

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