Medical research

The concept of creating a 'brain-on-a-chip' revealed

Lobachevsky University scientists in collaboration with their colleagues from Russia, Italy, China and the United States have proposed the concept of a memristive neurohybrid chip to be used in compact biosensors and neuroprostheses. ...


Which areas of our brains represent the colors we see?

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet: The colors of the rainbow are well known to anyone who remembers "Roy G. Biv." However, scientific research has long shown that such colors are not inherent to the physical ...

Medical research

Deep learning accurately stains digital biopsy slides

Tissue biopsy slides stained using hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) dyes are a cornerstone of histopathology, especially for pathologists needing to diagnose and determine the stage of cancers. A research team led by MIT scientists ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

An automatic method to detect and segment the intrauterine cavity

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) occurs in around 10-15% of pregnancies with twins that share the same placenta. Typically, this syndrome appears before 24 weeks' gestation due to abnormal vascular communications ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus pushes science and its controversies centre stage

Hydroxychloroquine, double-blind studies, convalescent plasma, herd immunity—the coronavirus pandemic has thrust the language of science into public view as never before.

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