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Hand-picked, positive examples related to health and a life style

Successful removal

Fasting can help our nerves to regenerate. Now a research team from Tel Aviv University has removed glioblastoma, a nasty type of brain tumour,...

Selected improvement

Music-lovers can create tracks with increasing ease. Now, a study at Northeastern University has shown that music can stimulate the brain’s nerve pathways, having...

Simple deduction

Acoustic sensors can detect whether coconut trees are infested with parasites. Now, a research team from the USA has developed a new system to...

Airy access

Covering California's canal system with solar panels will save on valuable water resources. A Tunisian startup, meanwhile, has developed a solar-powered device that turns...

Regenerating renouncement

Chronic wounds can be healed without pain thanks to new plasters. Now a research team from Imperial College, London, has discovered that nerve damage...

Talking heads

Protein from spider’s silk enhances prosthetic flexibility, while algae protein helps blind people see. Now, using biotechnology, a Californian startup is giving plants the...

Fundamentally apart

They can be used to manufacture dye, animal feed and vegan seafood. Microbes. Now a Canadian startup is using them to produce an environmentally-friendly...

Attractive solution

Poisonous substances can be removed from the soil, while magnetic solutions free water from uranium and microplastics. Now, a research team from Washington State’s...

Regenerating rhythm

Anomalies in data network traffic can be heard as disharmony. In healthy people respiration and heartbeat are in harmony. A Welsh biotech startup is...

Sweet conversion

Sugar kelp supports weight loss; edible spoons help the environment. Sugar also supplies our body with energy. Engineers from Munich’s Technical University and MIT...

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