Neuroscience

Portable cap can measure cognition with pulsed laser light

Measuring activity in the human brain remains one of the greatest challenges in science and medicine. Despite recent technological advances in areas such as imaging and nanoscience, researchers still struggle to accurately ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Non-invasive malaria screening device uses light for diagnosis

Rapid tests, which are easy to deploy and require minimal equipment, provide an important diagnostic tool in the ongoing effort against malaria, which affects more than 250 million people around the world annually. While ...

Oncology & Cancer

Photodynamic therapy offers promise for cancer treatment

While chemotherapy drugs can be lifesaving, they don't work for all patients or for all cancers. But a team of UTM researchers is looking at new ways to use special types of light to target cancer cells resistant to current ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New variant not stopping New Zealand's reopening plans

The emergence of the omicron variant hasn't changed New Zealand's plans to ease restrictions in Auckland and move the nation into a new, more open phase of its pandemic response, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.

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