Scientists believe that “superglue” will revolutionize open-heart surgery

TORONTO .- Canadian researchers said a new surgical “superglue”, called Kryptonite and used to weld the sternum, will revolutionize the recovery of patients who have had open chest surgery. The research results were unveiled today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), which began yesterday in Montreal with the assistance of almost 4,000 delegates. Kryptonite (which […]
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Stem cells, tomorrow’s cure

– Two weeks ago a long awaited announcement was made public: the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approved, for the first time, the use of stem cells derived from human embryos in people with spinal cord injuries (SCI). The trial, launched by the private group Geron Corporation, revived the bitter debate surrounding stem cells, not […]
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ESO finds the oldest and farthest galaxy in the Universe

– A team of astronomers determined the distance to the most distant galaxy in the cosmos known to date, using the Very Large Telescope European Southern Observatory located in Chile. European researchers reached their conclusions after analyzing the faint light emitted by UDFy-38135539. “We have confirmed that a galaxy previously undetected by the Hubble telescope […]
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At this rate we’ll need a new planet in 2030

– If we don’t reduce our current rate of resource consumption, the planet will not be able to maintain our current living standards, this was stated in the WWF Living Planet Report, the largest report on our ecological footprint. The Earth can not cope with the increasing demand for resources. If we keep the current […]
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Research reveals Monarch Butterflies medicate their offspring

– Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) concluded that Monarch butterflies rely on medicinal plants to treat their offspring’s illnesses, which is indicative of the evolution of this species. A study by biologists at the UM and Emory University, published in the journal Ecology Letters, confirming that the insects rely on self-medication, which would […]
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Students create Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder game

– Students from the Autonomous Popular University of Puebla (Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla – UPAEP) created a game to reverse Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Based on the Fabulous Fred, a successful toy in the 80’s, in which nine large-sized color keys that have different sounds, attempts to capture the attention of […]
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