Vision that makes up for lost hearing. Also: The case for nuclear energy and an Alzheimer’s cure. — FTN DAILY EDITION #116, Science & Health

Jordan Whitfield

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Progress on a cure for Alzheimer’s.

Bec Crew for ScienceAlert:

[…] a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques […]

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See?

More proof that our bodies can make up for a lost sense by amplifying the others.

Amy Pullan for Futurity:

The findings support the common belief that losing one of your five senses, such as hearing, can enhance others like sight or smell, researchers say.

http://www.sciencealert.com/new-alzheimer-s-treatment-fully-restores-memory-function#.WKB3QiX018T.facebook


Just nuke it

The case for nuclear energy.

Michael Shellenberger for TED:

We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis


Cancer is so vaped

A new study indicates positive health effects of vaping.

Claire Maldarelli for Popular Science:

In the report, the researchers conclude that their findings indicate that e-cigarettes could be a safe and effective method to quit smoking […]

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Printed Lab

A set of health analysis tools that can just be printed.

Matt Reynolds for New Scientist:

This type of kit could be used by any laboratory that has an inkjet printer and conductive ink, says Julien Reboud at the University of Glasgow.

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