Can Technology Help Us Eat Better?

Dr. Snyder’s research led him to co-found January. The company provides its customers with continuous glucose monitors and then uses artificial intelligence to help them make decisions about what to eat, including predictions about how they might react to different foods before they even eat them. The programs, which are not covered by insurance, are…

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Registration is open for ISSCR 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting June 21-26

Skokie, IL – The ISSCR 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting is the one, most comprehensive gathering of scientists in stem cell research and regenerative medicine in the world. Taking place 21-26 June 2021, this hallmark event offers attendees the opportunity share knowledge, collaborate, and network in a new, state-of-the art, interactive virtual meeting experience. Registration is…

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Study links exposure to nighttime artificial lights with elevated thyroid cancer risk

People living in regions with high levels of outdoor artificial light at night may face a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer. The finding comes from a study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. Over the past century, nightscapes–especially in cities–have drastically changed due to the rapid growth…

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Hearing acrobatics

The sense of hearing is, quite literally, a molecular tightrope act. Turns out, it involves acrobatics as well. In a paper published in Nature Communications on Feb 8, researchers at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital show that a dynamic and delicate connection between two pairs of diminutive protein filaments plays a central role…

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