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NIBIB in the News · May 30, 2023
Researchers induced a hibernation-like state in mice by using ultrasound to stimulate the hypothalamus preoptic area in the brain, which helps to regulate body temperature and metabolism. The findings show the first noninvasive and safe method to induce such a state; a similar condition has been previously proposed for spaceflight or for patients with life-threatening health conditions. Source: Washington University in St. Louis/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · May 30, 2023
New research has demonstrated that a wearable brain scanner can measure brain function whilst people are standing and walking around. This breakthrough could help better understand and diagnose a range of neurological problems that affect movement, including Parkinson's Disease, stroke and concussion. Source: University of Nottingham/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · May 23, 2023
Engineers have developed the first fully integrated wearable ultrasound system for deep-tissue monitoring, including for subjects on the go. Source: University of California - San Diego/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · May 16, 2023
NIH researchers found that a gel made from the seeds of a South American palm tree entraps SARS-CoV-2 and the protein the virus uses to enter cells, preventing the virus from infecting cells in laboratory cultures. Their study is in Scientific Reports. Source: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
NIBIB in the News · May 8, 2023
Automation uncovers combinations of amino acids that feed two bacterial species and could tell us much more about the 90% of bacteria that humans have hardly studied. An artificial intelligence system enables robots to conduct autonomous scientific experiments -- as many as 10,000 per day -- potentially driving a drastic leap forward in the pace of discovery in areas from medicine to agriculture to environmental science. Source: University of Michigan/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · May 3, 2023
Engineers have developed a stretchable ultrasonic array capable of serial, non-invasive, three-dimensional imaging of tissues as deep as four centimeters below the surface of human skin, at a spatial resolution of 0.5 millimeters. This new method provides a non-invasive, longer-term alternative to current methods, with improved penetration depth. Source: University of California - San Diego/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · May 3, 2023
A lab has developed a deep neural network that improves the accuracy of their unique devices for detecting pathogen biomarkers. Source: University of California - Santa Cruz/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · April 24, 2023
The biological age of humans and mice undergoes a rapid increase in response to diverse forms of stress, which is reversed following recovery from stress, according to a new study. These changes occur over relatively short time periods of days or months, according to multiple independent epigenetic aging clocks. Source: Cell Press/Science Daily
NIBIB in the News · April 18, 2023
Developing and testing new treatments or vaccines for humans almost always requires animal trials, but these experiments can sometimes take years to complete and can raise ethical concerns about the animals' treatment. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have developed a new testing platform that encapsulates B cells -- some of the most important components of the immune system -- into miniature 'organoids' to make vaccine screening quicker and greatly reduce the number of animals needed. Source: American Chemical Society/Science Daily