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63 Bird’s Nests Found in Traveler’s Luggage

May 20, 2017 Erick 0

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport discovered 63 bird’s nest pieces, Thursday. These items, considered a delicacy in some countries, are prohibited from entering the United States as


Making brain implants smaller could prolong their lifespan

May 17, 2017 Erick 0

Many diseases, including Parkinson’s disease, can be treated with electrical stimulation from an electrode implanted in the brain. However, the electrodes can produce scarring, which diminishes their effectiveness and can necessitate additional surgeries to replace


Wireless power could enable ingestible electronics

May 1, 2017 Erick 1

Researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory have devised a way to wirelessly power small electronic devices that can linger in the digestive tract indefinitely after being swallowed. Such

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