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UF Launches Project to Bridge the Regeneration Gap
... in regeneration research."The fellows will be the glue
that holds this broad group of scientists together," said Steindler, a professor of neuroscience at the UF College of Medicine. "We will begin a process of sharing ideas and designing experiments to answer questions about growth in simple systems tha...
Bacteria Harnessed as Micro-Robot Motors
...ike to change that.// They have figured out how to glue
S. marcescens to micro-robots for the delivery of drugs to hard to reach areas of the body. One of the main challenges in developing microscale robots lies in miniaturising their power and propulsion. Now, researchers in the US may have found a sol...
‘Evil’ Gene causing ‘glue ear’ in ids
...ve identified the gene that may be responsible for glue
ear in kids. It is the inflammation of the middle ...of the kids less than one year old are affected by glue
ear and 1/3rd of 1-3 years old have recurring bouts. Though the involvement of genes in otitis media...
Nursing a glue-eyed boy
...stuck together after a nurse inadvertently spilled glue
into his eye, instead of using it to treat a head// injury. The boy was later taken to Wolver Hampton Eye Infirmary where he was administered treatment. There is some improvement, though a major portion of the eye is still glued together....
Inhalants: The New, Convenient High for Kids and Teens
...ng inhalants like cleaning fluids, shoe polish and glue
to get high because the signs of abuse are often subtle. Plus, these products don’t fit in with traditional thinking about what constitutes drug abuse,” says David Rosen, M.D., MPH, chief of adolescent medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and Com...
Dental Amalgam Doesn't Pose Health Risks In Children
... copper, zinc, and other metals held together like glue
by mercury. The mercury comprises about half the total weight of a filling. The discovery raised concerns about the possible toxicity of chronic low-level exposure to mercury from dental amalgam. The toxicity of mercury at higher levels, such as fro...
Cancer `Tumour Bank' With 7,000 Samples To Be Made Available For Research
...y said this would fund the network, providing "the glue
to hold it together." The new tissue bank will be known as CTRNet and is North America's first national tumour bank network. What this does is it creates a tumor cell network from where samples will be available to researchers all over the world. "It...
Muscle Derived Stem Cell Can Repair Damaged Cartilage
...reated with either unmodified stem cells in fibrin glue
or the glue
itself. These rats represented the control group. Following 8 weeks of treatment, the experimental...
Time For Lice To Go
...e hair shaft. A treatment that could prevent the glue
from solidifying on the nit sheath would prevent the egg from adhering to the hair. Such treatment would be beneficial to both people with lice infestation and those who are trying to avoid acquiring one. A liquid paraffin preparation, similar to tha...
Scientists use plastic to help body make new bone!!!!
... solution into the fracture site and this helps to glue
your fractured bony parts and helps you walk in a week and also helps you to regrow the bone sooner! How will this be? Sounds too good to be true? This is what some researchers are trying to achieve at the Rice University, Houston, Texas. Built into ...