Nano-antioxidants prove their potential
Injectable nanoparticles that could protect an injured person from further damage due to oxidative stress have proven to be astoundingly effective in tests to study their mechanism.
Sprayable foam that slows bleeding could save lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientists have ...
An end to the medicine dropper for eye injuries?
For years, treating scratches and burns to the eyes has usually involved dropping medicine onto the eyes several times a day, sometimes for weeks—a treatment that lends itself to missed doses and other ...
Researchers use silk to cultivate organ tissues in the lab
Few organs in the body are as complicated as the human brain, a tight spiderweb of neurons that shoots electrical signals across synapses to control all our thoughts and movements. When something goes wrong—as ...
Analysis of skull fractures in medieval Denmark reveals increased risk of death later on in life
Addressing the human brain's big data challenge with BrainX3
The human brain generates massive amounts of data resulting from its intricate and complex spatiotemporal dynamics. Biophysical mechanisms underlying these processes are key to our understanding of brain ...
Several breeds of dog in England killed by mysterious kidney disease
At least 30 dogs in England have been killed in less than 18 months by an unknown disease which causes skin lesions and kidney failure, reveals research published in Veterinary Record.
From quirky to revolutionary, the CES show has them all
Sure, the International CES show was chock full of connected cars, smart home sensors, music gear and computer gadgets, as you'd expect. There were even drones buzzing the 160,000-plus people that tromped ...
Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery
A team of researchers has created a new implantable drug-delivery system using nanowires that can be wirelessly controlled.
Chemists find efficient, scalable way to synthesize potential brain-protecting compound
Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have invented the first practical, scalable method for synthesizing jiadifenolide, a plant-derived molecule that may have powerful brain-protecting properties.
Heavier, pricier vehicles are safer, research finds
When it comes to vehicle safety, car buyers get what they pay for. That's the finding of University at Buffalo research presented today, May 14, at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency ...
Research team heads to Antarctic to get icy insight into how brain adapts to temperature change
At the southernmost extremes of the planet lives a fish different from all other vertebrates on Earth.
Indonesia volcano erupts, injuring 4; 1 missing
A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing towering clouds of hot ash into the air and leaving four hikers injured and one missing when they scrambled to safety, an official said.
Magnitude-3.4 quake shakes buildings across Los Angeles
A small earthquake has rattled a wide swath of greater Los Angeles, shaking buildings downtown.