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Scientists have built the world’s thinnest electric generator - and it’s only one atom wide

Scientists have built the world’s thinnest electric generator – and it’s only one atom wide

Researchers have created a graphene-like material that generates electricity every time its stretched, and could power the wearable technology of the future.

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Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Columbia Engineering in the US have shown they can generate electricityfrom a layer of material that’s just one atom thick. The…

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CDC approves Vitamin D-Nial drug to halt spread of Ebola .

CDC approves Vitamin D-Nial drug to halt spread of Ebola .

We’re saved! The CDC has now partnered with the FDA to approve a new medical treatment for Ebola, guaranteed to offer 100% protection against the coming pandemic. The new anti-Ebola drug is called “Vitamin D-Nial” and will be offered free of charge at all voting booths on November 4.

CDC director Thomas Frieden held a well-attended press conference this morning, announcing that “When it comes to…

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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

The effects of smoking during pregnancy, and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies, has been the focus of recent study. The research indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus. Smoking…

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New treatment uses altered blood cells to attack leukaemia

New treatment uses altered blood cells to attack leukaemia

Scientists have figured out how to reprogram the blood of cancer patients to attack their leukaemia, and 19 of the 30 patients who received the treatment remain in complete remission.

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A team of researchers led by immunotherapist Carl June from the University of Pennsylvania in the US has announced the results of a new treatment for leukaemia patients that turns their own blood cells against their…

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