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Ionic Conductors: From New Stereos to a Biomedical Revolution

Ionic Conductors: From New Stereos to a Biomedical Revolution

🕔21:57, 20.Dec 2013

In a materials engineering lab at Harvard University, researchers have demonstrated the ability for ionic conductors to be viable candidates for potential biomedical advances.

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iPhone Detects Intestinal Worms in 200 Children

iPhone Detects Intestinal Worms in 200 Children

🕔09:37, 30.May 2013

During fieldwork, Dr. Isaac Bogoch assembled a microscope from an iPhone, an $8 ball lens, and some tape, to detect hookworms in 200 Tanzanian children. The invention gives hope for increased detection of the disease in rural Africa and around the world.

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A New Weapon in the Fight Against Disease: Diagnosing Malaria with Magnets

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Disease: Diagnosing Malaria with Magnets

🕔20:15, 11.May 2013

An ingenious, easy-to-use diagnostic device developed by Vanderbilt professor Dr. Rick Haselton could be a game-changer in the fight against malaria.

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Yale Researchers Receive the Vilcek Prize

Yale Researchers Receive the Vilcek Prize

🕔14:58, 11.May 2013

Professors Richard A. Flavell and Ruslan M. Medzhitov of the Yale Department of Immunobiology have been selected to receive the 2013 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science.

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Of Mice and Men: The Mouse as a Model for Human Disease

Of Mice and Men: The Mouse as a Model for Human Disease

🕔18:36, 5.Apr 2013

For over a century, the mouse has been used as a model for human disease, leading to countless insights into human health. Virtually all clinical treatments must first be validated in the mouse before human trials are considered. However, a

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Nanochannels: Yale Engineers Design the First Functional Artificial Ion Channel

Nanochannels: Yale Engineers Design the First Functional Artificial Ion Channel

🕔19:24, 31.Mar 2013

A team in the Yale Electrical Engineering Department has successfully developed a microscopic device that imitates ion channels, which are structures in biological membranes that control ion flow. This device helps us better understand biological ion channels and has the ability to both desalinate and generate electricity from seawater.

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Artificial Arms Can Make Paralysis a Story of the Past

Artificial Arms Can Make Paralysis a Story of the Past

🕔21:21, 25.Feb 2013

Connecting artificial limbs to the nervous system could allow the brain to control prostheses as smoothly as natural limbs.

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Microbots: Using Nanotechnology In Medicine

Microbots: Using Nanotechnology In Medicine

🕔16:18, 5.Feb 2013

Scientists and doctors are developing tiny robots that can find targets, deliver drugs, and monitor the body.

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From Engineering to Entrepreneurship: Jonathan Rothberg, Ph.D. Biology ’91

From Engineering to Entrepreneurship: Jonathan Rothberg, Ph.D. Biology ’91

🕔02:21, 4.Feb 2013

Dr. Jonathan M. Rothberg, the founder and CEO of Ion Torrent division of Life Technology, spearheaded technological advances in human genome sequencing as an entrepreneur and a scientist.

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Yale iGEM Advances Innovation to World Stage

Yale iGEM Advances Innovation to World Stage

🕔05:45, 5.Dec 2012

The Yale iGEM team has advanced to the iGEM World Championships with their project using naturally-competent bacteria to improve artificial selection methods.

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