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Santa Barbara’s Doctors Without Walls Turns Tech

Beyond the beaches and beautiful weather of Santa Barbara lies a prevalent homeless population. Since 2008, however, the organization Doctors Without Walls — Santa Barbara Street Medicine (DWW-SBSM)...
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Researchers Develop Self-Regenerating Muscles That Can Survive Cobra Venom, Grow in Mice

Researchers at Duke University recently engineered a muscle bundle that mirrors naturally-occurring muscle — they proved it by inserting it into a mouse and watching the muscle grow through a litera...
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Scientists Awed, Skeptical Over Mature Cell Reprogramming

Concerns are continuing to arise over the news that researchers from Japan recently discovered a revolutionary phenomenon in which mature differentiated cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent...
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Google Glass Finds Niche in Medicine

The up-and-coming technological frontier features wearable tech that readily provides social media, email, phone calls and text message updates. Everyone from high-school students to physicians can ha...
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A Breakdown of Nutrition Labels

When deciding what to eat, we want the most filling and flavorful foods. Given that students are pressed for time and money, it becomes more difficult to meet nutritional and caloric needs.
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A Data Storage Device Built to Outlive Ourselves by 1 Million Years

The past few decades in technology advancement have increased data storage capacities while simultaneously reducing the size of storage devices. Yet until now, modern storage devices have not been des...
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U.S. Scientists Awarded 2013 Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine for Discovery of Mechanism Behind Cell Transport

Cells replicate, grow and communicate by transporting specific molecules to specific targets. But how exactly do cells carry out these vital and intricate movements among themselves?
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