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HUVEC cells stimulated with VEGF on a polymer surface. Credit of the image: Vladimira Moulisova.

Helping Fractures Heal

Andrés explores the science of bone healing with a view to current and new applications for orthopaedic surgery based in new conductive materials, growth factors and stem cells.

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Is the Fate of the Earth a Question of Psychology?

March 31, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 292

Jessica Bownes discusses a multitude of the World's problems and discovers that they may all share a common, single solution.

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Antibiotic Resistance: The arms race between host and pathogen

March 30, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 405

Are untreatable “superbugs” fact or fiction? Scientists are searching for new ways to combat antibiotic resistance.

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Credit: Dr. phil.nat Thomas Geier, Fachgebiet Botanik der Forschungsanstalt Geisenheim
	Präparation und Foto Thomas Geier, upload von Martin Bahmann

Edible Vaccines

March 25, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 949

Would you like vaccinations with your salad, madam?

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The Silent Shadow

March 23, 2016 • Features • Views: 1385

Alisha Aman investigates how depression can affect you, and the possible genetic link behind it.

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Mind Controlling Microbes

March 21, 2016 • Features • Views: 496

Raeesah Maqsood discusses the gut-brain axis and how microbiota may play a crucial role in the development of schizophrenia.

Chromosome 21.
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Tale of the Tiny Chromosome

March 21, 2016 • Features, Life Sciences • Views: 347

The science behind Down’s syndrome

By Michael Shick (own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Driverless Cars: The new era of transportation comes to life.

March 16, 2016 • Features, Physical Sciences • Views: 382

Ever wondered how self-driving cars work and what technologies power it? Umair shines light on the impressive technology hidden behind the self-driving cars of the future.