Archive: 03/14/2006

Nanotechnology brings brain recovery in sight

Rodents blinded by a severed tract in their brains' visual system had their sight partially restored within weeks, thanks to a tiny biodegradable scaffold invented by MIT bioengineers and neuroscientists.

Mar 14, 2006 4.4 / 5 (68) 0

Record-breaking detector may aid nuclear inspections

Scientists at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have designed and demonstrated the world's most accurate gamma ray detector, which is expected to be useful eventually ...

Mar 14, 2006 4.9 / 5 (11) 0