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This week brought lots of cool health-related news, leading some readers to express amazement at the scope of today's medical innovations. So, which amazes you most?
UC Irvine researchers create toxin-capturing nanoparticles that successfully stop bee venom in the bloodstream of mice and could one day have implications for other toxins, too.
Researchers in Australia unveil a portable new paper-based test that, at just 10 cents, could improve medical treatments in the developing world.
The University of Nottingham and spinoff company Oncimmune have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer as many as five years earlier than mammography and CT scans.
New tests that use rapid flow-through technology to detect disease combinations, including HIV and malaria, are an industry first, according to developer.
Within 15 years, cars will be made of seaweed. But will they be edible? That's your next task, auto industry. We also make book recommendations, give medical advice, and generally just try to help. Oh, and we talk about exploding donut factories.
Research from the University of Florida suggests that men with sexist attitudes get paid more.