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New Scientific Breakthrough Aims to Turn Wi-Fi Signals Into Usable Power

New Scientific Breakthrough Aims to Turn Wi-Fi Signals Into Usable Power

A new scientific breakthrough achieved by physicists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could allow household appliances to be powered by the direct current produced using terahertz waves one day. Terahertz waves are a type of electromagnetic waves with a frequency somewhere between microwaves and infrared light. As terahertz waves …

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A Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Anemia?

News Picture: Gene Therapy: A Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Anemia?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are reporting early success using gene therapy to treat, or even potentially cure, sickle cell anemia. The findings come from just one patient, a teenage boy in France. But more than 15 months after receiving the treatment, he …

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Scientists Announce ‘Breakthrough’ Atomic Map of Coronavirus

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US scientists announced Wednesday they had created the first 3D atomic scale map of the part of the Novel Coronavirus that attaches to and infects human cells, a critical step toward developing vaccines and treatments. It came as the death toll from the COVID-19 virus jumped past 2,000, almost all …

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Coronavirus breakthrough: First 3D protein map paves way for vaccine design

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A transmission electron microscope captured this image of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which has a distinctive crown-like appearance. NIAID-RML The first 3D map of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus responsible for over 2,000 deaths since December 2019, has been produced by a collaboration of coronavirus researchers at the University of Texas at Austin …

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New Treatment Could Be ‘Breakthrough’ for Vitiligo Skin Condition

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have discovered a combination of treatments that can return color to skin that has been lightened by vitiligo — the skin disease that turned Michael Jackson’s skin white. The new therapy includes the oral medication Xeljanz (tofacitinib) — …

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44% Say ‘Breakthrough’ Cancer Pain Uncontrolled on MedicineNet.com

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

Sudden Crippling Pain Is One of Most Challenging Aspects of Cancer By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Feb. 4, 2010 — Nearly half of patients suffering breakthrough cancer pain — intense bouts of crippling pain — say treatment does not offer adequate …

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