Neuroscience

Study shows how our brains sync hearing with vision

Every high-school physics student learns that sound and light travel at very different speeds. If the brain did not account for this difference, it would be much harder for us to tell where sounds came from, and how they ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How UK, South Africa coronavirus variants escape immunity

All viruses mutate as they make copies of themselves to spread and thrive. SARS-CoV-2, the virus the causes COVID-19, is proving to be no different. There are currently more than 4,000 variants of COVID-19, which has already ...

Oncology & Cancer

Modern anti-cancer drugs work via tiny molecular motions

Modern immunotherapeutic anti-cancer drugs support a natural mechanism of the immune system to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. They dock onto a specific receptor of the killer cell and prevent it from being switched off ...

Cardiology

What if silent heart attacks could be diagnosed at home?

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack—805,000 Americans annually. For 75 percent of those individuals, it's their first heart attack, making it difficult to act quickly in response to symptoms. ...

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