Ancient Microbes, Brain Interfaces and Satellite Rescue
In this NewsFlash, the deep-sea dwelling bacteria that are still eating a meal that dates from the times of the dinosaurs, a new system for saving satellites and how a brain interface device can allow paralysis patients to control robotic arms, giving them the freedom to move again.
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A protein associated with Alzheimer's disease causes damage to the blood vessels in the brain, leading to a leaky blood brain barrier and increased risk of neurodegenerative disease.
A new way of doing microscopic origami has been developed.
Imagine not being able to just pick up a glass and have a drink, and instead, having to rely on others to help with this most simple of tasks. This week a brain interface device has allowed a paralysed stroke victim to drink for herself for the first time in 14 years by control...
A community of microbes has been found living in 86 million year old deep sea clay, although they’re not exactly thriving – they seem to be surviving at the minimum energy requirement needed to qualify as “alive”.
A plan to rescue stranded satellites has been developed.
The spread of superbugs from big city to small town, new drug target to treat Tinnitus, New insight into lunar cataclysms and the precise pollination of plants...