Researchers use light to detect Alzheimer's

A team of researchers in Bedford, Mass. has developed a way of examining brain tissue with near-infrared light to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease.

MicroRNAs help zebrafish regenerate fins

Biologists have discovered a molecular circuit breaker that controls a zebrafish's remarkable ability to regrow missing fins, according to a new study from Duke University Medical Center.

NASA prepares for Moonbuggy Race

The U.S. space agency is transforming part of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center into a lunar landscape for the 15th annual Great Moonbuggy Race.

Mathematicians find new solutions to an ancient puzzle

Many people find complex math puzzling, including some mathematicians. Recently, mathematician Daniel J. Madden and retired physicist, Lee W. Jacobi, found solutions to a puzzle that has been around for centuries.

Researchers push resonator frequency limit

Many researchers in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) have focused on resonators -- tiny devices that vibrate at radio frequencies -- to replace quartz crystals and other oscillators and can be economically integrated ...

Carbon Nanotubes Help Fix Bones

Healing a broken bone is a lengthy and awkward process. The current, most effective way to repair bone tissue is to ensure correct positioning of the bone during healing, usually by use of a plaster cast or splint. With the ...

'Mind Gaming' Could Enter Market This Year

In an adapted version of the Harry Potter video game, players lift boulders and throw lightning bolts using only their minds. Just as physical movement changed the interface of gaming with Nintendo's Wii, the power of the ...

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