The Marsili Secret to Living Without Pain
Apr15

The Marsili Secret to Living Without Pain

Due to a rare genetic mutation, members of the Marsili family don’t feel pain. Scientists are studying this secret power in hopes of helping those who suffer from chronic pain.

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An Early Look into Alzheimer’s
Mar27

An Early Look into Alzheimer’s

Sometimes finding a new solution requires taking a new look at the problem. Recently, researchers have found that retinal scans may be a potential solution to perform early diagnoses of Alzheimer’s.

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Coffee: A Drug Defense Against Liver Disease
Mar01

Coffee: A Drug Defense Against Liver Disease

Coffee does more than wake people up in the morning and give an energy boost. Recent studies show that moderate consumption of this everyday beverage can have protective effects on the liver against various diseases.

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A Clean Sweep: How Sleep Refreshes the Brain
Feb21

A Clean Sweep: How Sleep Refreshes the Brain

We’re always told to get our eight hours of sleep to stay healthy, but how important is it? Recent studies by researchers at UC Irvine suggest that getting good deep sleep may help reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer’s.

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Are 9/11 Attacks Contributing to Increase in Cardiovascular Disease?
Jan02

Are 9/11 Attacks Contributing to Increase in Cardiovascular Disease?

There are numerous causes of cardiovascular disease. However, recently one group of researchers have found a link between the 9/11 attacks and the increased risk of heart problems.

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Can Spider Silk Improve Hearing Aids?
Dec14

Can Spider Silk Improve Hearing Aids?

Applying past discoveries to new applications, researchers are experimenting with the Stokes Model to find new ways of improving hearing aid technology by using thin materials like spider silk.

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