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No. 2 Arizona upset by North Carolina State at Battle 4 Atlantis

45 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

The first day of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament saw one of the largest upsets of the early 2017-2018 college basketball season, with the North Carolina State Wolfpack beating the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats, 90-84, at Imperial Arena in Nassau, Bahamas. Allerik Freeman scored 23 for the Wolfpack, who improved to 5-0 on the season. Show More Summary

Health service complaints system risking patients' and doctors' health

(Imperial College London) Current process for complaints against doctors reduces their wellbeing and causes fear-driven working practices that could compromise patient care.

New way to write magnetic info could pave the way for hardware neural networks

(Imperial College London) Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.

Social mobile gaming boosts rehabilitation for physically impaired patients

(Imperial College London) A video game that enables healthy volunteers to play with patients who have physical impairments may improve their rehabilitation, suggests study.

Would You Use This Power Generating, Bacteria Covered Wallpaper?

What do you think of that wallpaper pattern? It's got a fun '70s vibe going on, kicky color combo, oh, and it's made of bacteria. A team of scientists from Imperial College London, the University of Cambridge, and Central Saint Martins have developed a way to print bacteria (the good kind) on to paper, and here's how it could benefit your home. READ MORE »

Study AI: 'I believe we could see the end of cancer in our lifetime'

PhD research student Sam Cooper, from Imperial College London, explains how artificial intelligence is helping to improve the way we treat cancer Examining images and data is time-consuming and relies on the judgement and skills of highly specialised experts. Show More Summary

This wallpaper is actually a tiny solar panel

Researchers at the Imperial College London have created a “living” wallpaper printed with cyanobacteria ink Wallpaper seems to be having a moment. Whether conductive or metallic, these wall coverings are definitely not your grandparents’ wallpaper. Show More Summary

This living solar wallpaper harvests energy thanks to photosynthesis

Researchers at Imperial College London just created incredible energy-harvesting wallpaper by inkjet-printing circuitry and cyanobacteria on paper. The cyanobacteria live through the printing process, and then perform photosynthesis to harvest power. Show More Summary

Stem cell and leukemia expert wins prestigious medal

(Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)) Dr. Cristina Lo Celso, a Reader in Stem Cell Biology at Imperial College London, has been announced as the winner of the Foulkes Foundation Medal 2017. The Foulkes Medal is awarded biennially to a rising...Show More Summary

Targeting mitochondria in pulmonary hypertension

(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) Investigators at the University of Alberta and the Imperial College of Medicine have shown that the generic drug, Dichloroacetate (DCA), can decrease the blood pressure in the lungs of pulmonary arterial hypertension patients and improve their ability to walk, without significant side effects at the doses tested.

Discovery of new water droplet behavior could create more energy-efficient spray drying of products

Even in ancient Greece, philosopher Aristotle tried to sum up all the ways that water can behave. Now, about 2,400 years later, two Imperial College London scientists, using laser-flash photography of microscopic droplet-particle collisions, have discovered that water droplets still have liquid tricks to reveal.

Magic Mushrooms Can “Reboot” Brain to Treat Depression

Yet another study has turned up interesting therapeutic benefits of psychedelics — this time suggesting magic mushrooms may effectively “reboot” the brains of people with depression. Imperial College London researchers used psilocybin...Show More Summary

Magic Mushrooms can help reset the brain and stop depression: scientists

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A recreational drug beloved by Deadheads and Burning Man attendees could one day become a first-line treatment for clinical depression and a viable replacement for antidepressants such as SSRIs. Researchers from Imperial College London suggest that magic mushrooms, also known as psilocybin, may...

Psychedelic mushrooms may work magic on depression

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For many people who are seriously depressed, they don't so much want to "get happy" as they just want their brains to return to a normal, neutral state. And according to a new study from Imperial College London, so-called "magic mushrooms"...Show More Summary

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' the brains of depressed patients

Patients taking psilocybin to treat depression show reduced symptoms weeks after treatment following a 'reset' of their brain activity. The findings come from a study in which researchers from Imperial College London used psilocybinShow More Summary

Can magic mushrooms help to cure depression?

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Magic mushrooms are illegal in most countries but the hallucinogen has been used by humans for thousands of years. A new controlled study by Imperial College London has found the active ingredient in them — psilocybin — may help cure depression....

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' the brains of depressed patients

(Imperial College London) Patients taking psilocybin to treat depression show reduced symptoms weeks after treatment following a 'reset' of their brain activity.

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in 4 decades: New study by Imperial College

10 October, 2017 - London: The number of obese children and adolescents (aged 5 to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a new study led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organization (WHO). If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022.

Gene drives have the potential to suppress mosquito populations, but resistant mosquitoes crop up

Researchers successfully built a gene drive to reduce female fertility in the mosquito that spreads malaria, but mutations gradually arose that blocked the spread of the new genes. Tony Nolan of Imperial College London, UK, and colleagues report these findings in a new paper in PLOS Genetics.

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