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Futurism |For the First Time Ever, We Can See Inside Living Cells Without Damaging Them


Researchers have developed a new ultrasound technique that allows them to see inside living cells at a scale that was previously unachievable without damaging the cells.

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Futurism |Australian Honey Proven to Be Effective Against Superbugs

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  • A new study has found that the same chemical that gives New Zealand manuka honey its unique antibacterial properties is present in Australian varieties as well.
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Futurism |Revolutionary Bioprinting Tech Results in Beating Heart Cells

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  • Someone in the US suffers a heart attack every 34 seconds, while someone dies from a heart-related disease every 60 seconds.
  • A new method from Australia uses bioprinting to create a patch of beating cardiac cells that can be stuck directly to a damaged organ following an attack.
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Futurism |Expert: The Latest Parkinson’s Disease Therapies Will Affect Us All

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  • Recent developments have given scientists a more thorough understanding of various neurological disorders, which in turn have revealed insights into how our brains work.
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Science Daily |A wolverine-inspired material

Illustration showing self-healing via ion-dipole interaction.

Credit: University of Colorado, Boulder

Scientists, including several from the University of California, Riverside, have developed a transparent, self-healing, highly stretchable conductive material that can be electrically activated to power artificial muscles and could be used to improve batteries, electronic devices, and robots.

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