May 2018

An innovative hydrogel has been engineered and has been successful in tests to turn brain scaring after stroke into living brain tissue. It is injected into the damaged area and forms a scaffolding for regenerating blood vessels and neurons. Click here to learn more.

Gabapentin is a popular prescription medication with a “mild-mannered” reputation. This is changing with the recent correlation with opioid fatalities. Taking the medications together can have an exacerbating effect with devastating consequences. Click here to learn more.

SE Asia freedivers spend 60% of their daily working hours underwater, at depths, holding their breath for as long as possible. They survive this extreme and extraordinary environment with no ill-effects due to a genetic adaption toward larger spleens which house more red blood cells. Click here to learn more. Abstract.