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  • Toward an Oral Therapy for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease — Using a Cancer Drug

    Date: July 23, 2014

    Canada Free Press (Canada: 785,000 unique monthly visits) "Toward an oral therapy for treating Alzheimer’s disease — using a cancer drug" July 23, 2014 Currently, no cure exists for Alzheimer’s disease, the devastating neurological disease affecting more than 5 million Americans. But scientists are now reporting new progress on a set of compounds, initially developed for cancer treatment, that shows promise as a potential oral therapy for Alzheimer’s. Their study appears in ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Carlo Ballatore, Kurt R. Brunden ...

  • Scientists Use Simple, Low Cost Laser Technique to Improve Properties and Functions of Nanomaterials

    Date: July 22, 2014

    Phys.Org (Tilburg, Netherlands: 1.8 million unique monthly visits) "Scientists use simple, low cost laser technique to improve properties and functions of nanomaterials" July 22, 2014 By 'drawing' micropatterns on nanomaterials using a focused laser beam, scientists could modify properties of nanomaterials for effective applications in photonic and optoelectric applications. The challenges faced by researchers in modifying properties of nanomaterials for application in devices may be addressed by a simple technique, thanks to recent innovative studies conducted by scientists from ...

  • Tiny Gold Nanomotors Spin 10x Faster Than a Race Car Engine

    Date: July 23, 2014

    Gizmodo (Sydney, Australia: 9.7 million unique monthly visits) "Tiny Gold Nanomotors Spin 10x Faster Than a Race Car Engine" July 23, 2014 Nanomotors are an amazing feat of engineering: tiny gold rods less than a micrometer long, powered by ultrasonic waves to spin at crazy-fast speeds. How fast? Scientists just figured out a way to measure, and it's astonishing: 150,000 RPM, ten times faster than the fastest race car engine. … Well, a new research paper published in the ...

  • The Geography of the Global Electronic Waste (‘e-Waste’) Burden

    Date: July 23, 2014

    Science Daily (Sandy Hook, CT: 6.8 million unique monthly visits) "The geography of the global electronic waste (‘e-waste’) burden" July 23, 2014 As local and national governments struggle to deal with ever-growing piles of electronic waste (or "e-waste"), scientists are now refining the picture of just how much there is and where it really ends up. Published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, their study found that nearly a quarter of e-waste that developed countries discard floods into just seven ...

  • Rosemary and Oregano Might Help Fight Diabetes

    Date: July 24, 2014

    Yahoo! News (Sunnyvale, CA: 110 million unique monthly visits) "Rosemary and Oregano Might Help Fight Diabetes" July 24, 2014 Good news if you love Italian food: a new study says that the herbs rosemary and oregano both might be able to help fight diabetes. Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia, PhD, of the Division of Nutritional Sciences and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found herself facing an ongoing problem with some of her diabetic ...