Human Genome Includes ‘Foreign’ Genes Not from Our Ancestors

Many animals, including humans, acquired essential ‘foreign’ genes from microorganisms co-habiting their environment in ancient times, according to... Read more

Scientists Grow ‘mini-lungs’ to Aid the Study of Cystic Fibrosis

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have successfully created ‘mini-lungs’ using stem cells derived from skin cells of... Read more

The Man with a Thousand Brains

Forty million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and this is only set to increase. But tiny brains... Read more

The Arctic: A Special Issue of Multidisciplinary Research

“The Arctic, long avoided as an unyielding frozen expanse or romanticized as an unspoilt paradise, is increasingly attracting... Read more

Hold Your Breath — Drug Testing Just Got More Advanced

Researchers develop first fully validated method of detecting drugs of abuse in exhaled breath When you hear the... Read more

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Computer Science

Continuous Integration with Simics

Continuous integration is an important component of modern software engineering practice. As always, it might mean different things... Read more


The Space Between: Biomaterials and Much Ado About Nothing(ness)

When it comes to the effectiveness of the next generation of biomaterials, the functionality is as much about... Read more


The Biology of Thought

Molecular Mechanism of Thought Revealed! The Biology of Thought suggests a new molecular mechanism by which sensory neurons... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Bone Cancer: Apoptosis and Drug Resistance in Malignant Bone Tumors

The second edition of Bone Cancer: Primary Bone Cancers and Bone Metastases is the only translational reference to cover all aspects... Read more


Learning and Memory, Part 1

In my previous blog post I promised to explain how the network cascade presented as Principle 1 regarding... Read more


Freud Did Not Discover Unconscious Processing

In my last blog post I questioned whether Freud discovered unconscious processing. Did you think that Freud discovered... Read more

Economics & Finance

A Closer Look at Asian Finance

Asian economies and their financial sectors have both shown great resilience and have undergone significant transformation over the... Read more


The Space Between: To the Bottom of the Sea Using Buoyancy and Voids

Role of voids in taking humans to the bottom of the sea – 1960 vs. 2012 a vehicle... Read more

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