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Artificial nerve system may give prosthetics, robots sense of touch

Artificial nerve system may give prosthetics, robots sense of touch

Scientists have developed an artificial sensory nerve system that could lend a sense of touch in prosthetic limbs and give future robots reflex capability. The researchers are on a quest to mimic how skin can stretch, repair itself and act like a smart sensory network that knows not only how to transmit pleasant sensations to the […]

Organ-donor advocate dies waiting for kidney

Organ-donor advocate dies waiting for kidney

by Associated Press June 2 at 11:12 AM WILIMNGTON, Del. — A Delaware man who for years advocated for increased organ donations has died while lingering on the list for a kidney transplant. Fifty-six-year-old Bill Murray of Wilmington had spent the last five years receiving dialysis for chronic kidney disease. During those years, he advocated […]

Perot Museum Of Nature And Science Celebrates Dinosaurs This Summer

Perot Museum Of Nature And Science Celebrates Dinosaurs This Summer

Ultimate Dinosaur exhibition See The Ultimate Dinosaurs At Perot Museum This Summer Perot Museum of Nature and Science celebrates the “summer of the dinosaur,” as their highly anticipated Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition makes its Texas debut. The museum offers discounts and extended hours to all new dinosaur-themed exhibits, programs, events, films, camps and activities this summer. […]

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak kills 4 more people

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak kills 4 more people

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Four more people have died of E. coli infections spread by romaine lettuce and 25 more illnesses have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The outbreak is over and romaine lettuce is no […]

Top stories: simulating galaxies, Great Barrier die-offs, and combating sexual harassment

Top stories: simulating galaxies, Great Barrier die-offs, and combating sexual harassment

(Left to right): TNG COLLABORATION; FRANS LANTING/MINT IMAGES/SCIENCE SOURCE; STEPHEN VOSS By Katie LanginJun. 1, 2018 , 3:20 PM Galaxy simulations are at last matching reality—and producing surprising insights into cosmic evolution For decades, scientists have tried to simulate how the trillions of galaxies in the observable universe arose from clouds of gas after the […]

Utah files lawsuit against OxyContin drugmaker Purdue

Utah files lawsuit against OxyContin drugmaker Purdue

Utah files lawsuit against OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Julian Hattem, Associated Press May 31, 2018 Updated: May 31, 2018 4:50pm SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing manufacturers of the opioid OxyContin of creating an epidemic of drug abuse in the state and misrepresenting the risks posed by prescription painkillers. In a […]

Merger Of Two Neutron Stars That Generated Gravitational Waves May Have Spawned A Black Hole

Merger Of Two Neutron Stars That Generated Gravitational Waves May Have Spawned A Black Hole

The merger of two neutron stars that generated gravitational waves and was observed by LIGO and Virgo in 2017 is 2.7 times more massive than the sun. Here’s why researchers think this remnant is a black hole.  ( NASA/CXC/M.Weiss ) Last year, the U.S.-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory(LIGO) and the Europe-based Virgo detector detected the […]

CDC warns of disease-causing bacteria in public pools

CDC warns of disease-causing bacteria in public pools

As the weather heats up, odds are you and your family will want to jump in the pool. But before you do, you might want to read this. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says from 2000-2014, public health officials in 46 states and Puerto Rico reported 493 disease […]

Guppy (GUP) fell -1.07% on May 30-31

Guppy (GUP) fell -1.07% on May 30-31

May 31, 2018 – By Marguerite Chambers It was bad day for Guppy (GUP), as it declined by $-0.00225273299999998 or -1.07%, touching $0.2089034402. Top Cryptocoin Experts believe that Guppy (GUP) is looking for the $0.22979378422 goal. According to 9 analysts could reach $0.375935156790791. The highest price was $0.2121323575 and lowest of $0.2065756161 for May 30-31. […]

Scientists 3D Print First Human Corneas

Scientists 3D Print First Human Corneas

Scientists 3D Print First Human Corneas  U.S. News & World Report First-ever 3-D Printed Human Corneas Could One Day Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness  Newsweek Scientists have created the first 3D-printed human corneas  Mashable 3D printed human corneas created at Newcastle University  Financial Times First ever 3D-printed human corneas have been made and could one day solve a […]