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WE CAN NOW MAKE SUPER ACCURATE 3D PRINTED MODELS OF PATIENTS’ BRAINS
It could help patients better understand their medical conditions so they can decide on how to treat them.
MEN WITH OBESE WIVES SHOULD BE SCREENED FOR DIABETES, EXPERTS SAY
Men are more likely to develop diabetes if their wife is obese, but women living with overweight men are not at greater risk, new research has found.
FECAL TRANSPLANTS SEE SUCCESS IN 90 PERCENT OF BACTERIAL GUT INFECTIONS
The Infectious Diseases Society of America has released new guidelines for the treatment of C. diff infections calling for increasing utilization of fecal transplants. The transplants can replenish a healthy gut microbiome.
A MAN'S EYE FLOATER WAS ACTUALLY A TAPEWORM — PLUS THOUSANDS OF ITS EGGS
A tapeworm in your gut sounds horrifying enough, but imagine having a tapeworm in your eye.
That's what happened to a man in Florida who initially thought he saw something moving across his vision, only to discover he had tapeworm living in his eye, according to news reports.
PHYSICISTS GOT THEIR FIRST LOOK AT THE BOND THAT HOLDS MOST OF OUR UNIVERSE TOGETHER
Swiss and Japanese physicists have finally observed hydrogen bonding for the first time. This development will allow us to understand one of nature's most basic elements, as well as the structures that result from hydrogen bonds, including our own DNA.
PHYSICISTS HAVE MADE THE SECOND-EVER OBSERVATION OF INTERACTING PHOTONS
Until just a few years ago, scientists had never seen photons interact. In a new study, photons were observed binding in groups of three, accumulating mass, and slowing down.
NASA: UNDERSTANDING FUNGI IS NECESSARY TO KEEP HUMANS SAFE WHILE EXPLORING SPACE
NASA researchers have discovered that human presence inside a closed environment (such as a space station or off-world habitat) changes its mycobiome. This research will help develop health and safety protocols for Mars exploration and colonization.
SPACEX ASKS THE U.S. TO FUND A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR DEEP SPACE EXPLORATION
At a hearing of the U.S. senate's space subcommittee, SpaceX made a formal call for the government to start implementing programs that support a public-private collaboration for deep space missions. It might be just what NASA needs right now given recent reports of a lack of funding for their mission to Mars.
GLAUCOMA MAY BE A CURABLE AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE, SAY SCIENTISTS
Glaucoma, the blinding condition which affects nearly 500,000 people in Britain, may be an autoimmune disease which could be cured, scientists believe.
JET LAG DRUG COULD LESSEN CHEMO PAIN
A drug that relieves jet lag could also be used to prevent one of the most debilitating side effects of chemotherapy, scientists have announced.