The Hope To Slow Down Aging. I know, the title sounds like bad advertising copy for an expensive face cream or the Introduction to a very scary science fiction movie. Slowing down aging is the quest for anyone over the age of twenty five. Right?

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Artificial intelligence is set to change the world as we know it. In fact the technology will likely mean most jobs that people have now will be done by a computer or robot. It is not clear in a world powered by AI what humans will do with their time.

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Non-toxic, edible batteries could one day power ingestible medical devices for diagnosing and treating disease. One team reports new progress toward that goal with their batteries made with melanin pigments, naturally found in the skin, hair and eyes.

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The Impact of Sleep Deprivation. If you have ever had to go without sleep for long periods or even get only a few hours of sleep a night for a few nights? If so then you know that sleep is so important. Did you know that it can also effect your memory?

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Enter the Era of Augmented Reality Games. The first real commercial application for augmented reality is of course, no supprise a video game. Pokemon Go, is a smart phone based game that uses the camera to create a version of augmented reality.

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New Research Impacts Implanted Devices. At one time it was science fiction to be able to communicate wirelessly with computer based devices. Now not only can we communicate with devices, but there is an effort to connects all kinds of sensors and devices to the internet, wirelessly. The same goes for implanted devices.

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Sleep Versus Sex Response May Be Triggered By Light Color. Light affects sleep. A study in mice published in Open Access journal PLOS Biology shows that the actual color of light matters; blue light keeps mice awake longer while green light puts them to sleep easily.

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Nerve Regeneration Research. A biomedical engineer from the University of Houston will use a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how best to spur nerve regeneration in the nervous system.

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Brain-Machine Interface Technology Is Here. When technologies come together to create a solution to a horrific problem it is a beautiful thing. This is the case for the fields of biomedical, robotic and computing science that have come together to help the parapalegic community.

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Device Detects Zika in Saliva. Anxiety over the Zika virus is growing as the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro get underway. To better diagnose and track the disease, scientists are now reporting in ACS’ journal Analytical Chemistry a new $2 test that in the lab can accurately detect low levels of the virus in […]

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