Scientists have come up with a genetic treatment for blindness, one which has proven effective in giving back at least partial sight to people with a … [Read more...] about Could gene therapy cure blindness?
Scientists at Russia’s National Research University Higher School of Economics have found a way around a problem that’s been plaguing programmers for … [Read more...] about This computer can tell you’re sad by the sound of your voice
Geckos grow new tails. Could the science behind spinal cord injuries someday encourage similar cell regeneration and repair in humans? Researchers … [Read more...] about Studying how geckos grow new tails for clues to spinal cord injuries
A new study from researchers at the University of Toronto finds that fully half of the editors of academic journals in the health sciences receive … [Read more...] about Is Big pharma is bribing research journals?
A UBC study by Dr. Christopher Shaw linking vaccines and autism has been retracted from the academic journal that first published it over a month ago. … [Read more...] about Dr. Christopher Shaw: UBC prof is an antivax shill, critics say
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In one of the first studies to survey the clientele frequenting Canada’s medical marijuana dispensaries, researchers at UBC Okanagan have … [Read more...] about Neighbourhood pot shops have social value, new UBC study finds
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