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On the Road to Spin-orbitronics

Few among us may know what magnetic domains are but we make use of them daily when we email files, post images, or download music or video to our personal […]

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Amniotic stem cells demonstrate healing potential

Rice University and Texas Children’s Hospital scientists are using stem cells from amniotic fluid to promote the growth of robust, functional blood vessels in healing hydrogels. In new experiments, the lab […]

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Medicare Announces Coverage for Annual HIV Test

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced this week that it has expanded coverage to include one, annual voluntary screening for HIV infection for all adolescent and adult […]

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Nanoparticles fighting plaque

Nanotechnology may sound futuristic, but it has already found its way into household products, from cosmetics to cleaning solutions. And with a little help from a School of Dental Medicine […]

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Why we have chins

University of Iowa researchers contend chin comes from evolution, not mechanical forces Look at a primate or a Neanderthal skull and compare it with a modern human’s. Notice anything missing? […]