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Your next healthy superfood: cockroach milk? - CNET

Mmm. Scientists investigate a stomach-turning food concept using highly nutritious protein crystals found in creepy-crawly cockroaches.

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Science

A Portrait of Mental Illness in a Young Man

“I . . . committed sins of impurity, father,” confesses Stephen Dedalus, the character whose tumultuous coming of age is chronicled in James Joyce’s beautiful A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, during a moment of particular anguish. 3,530 more words

Philosophy

The Importance of Screening for Cancer among Men

Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Urgent Care Medicine, Dr. Lamont Tyler assists patients in an outpatient setting as the medical director of Eastern Region Specialty Physician Services at OSF Medical Group. 169 more words

Dr. Lamont Tyler

From MIT: "Patch that delivers drug, gene, and light-based therapy to tumor sites shows promising results"


MIT News

July 25, 2016
Helen Knight


Researchers at MIT are developing an adhesive patch that can stick to a tumor site, either before or after surgery. 916 more words

Applied Research & Technology

New Artificial Muscles Could Be The Holy Grail Of Soft Robotics

Soft robots are able to do a number of different things but they move slowly. Actuators, the artificial muscles for soft robots, usually use pneumatics or hydraulics. 128 more words

Technology

From Nature: "Brazil asks whether Zika acts alone to cause birth defects"


Nature

25 July 2016
Declan Butler


A health worker sprays insecticide to combat the mosquito that spreads Zika virus, in Paraíba state, Brazil.

Researchers at Brazil’s ministry of health have launched a study to explore why the country has a peculiar distribution of Zika-linked microcephaly cases — babies born with abnormally small heads. 1,426 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From U Wisconsin: "Tiny 3-D models may yield big insights into ovarian cancer"

University of Wisconsin

July 25, 2016
Will Cushman
perspective@engr.wisc.edu

With a unique approach that draws on 3-D printing technologies, a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers is developing new tools for understanding how ovarian cancer develops in women. 823 more words

Applied Research & Technology