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Artificial intelligence system designs drugs from scratch

An artificial-intelligence approach created at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy can teach itself to design new drug...

Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development

Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years...

Ultrasound, Nanoparticles May Help Diabetics Avoid the Needle

A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device,...

Natural Compound Good for 3D Printing Medical Implants

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Laser Zentrum Hannover have discovered that a naturally-occurring compound...

Single brain cell can perform computations

When you look at the hands of a clock or the streets on a map, your brain is effortlessly performing computations that tell you...

Autism genes are surprisingly large, study finds

Enzymes called topoisomerases are crucial for the expression of extremely long genes in neurons, according to a study published 5 September in Nature1. More...

Human cells respond in healthy, unhealthy ways to different kinds of...

Human bodies recognize at the molecular level that not all happiness is created equal, responding in ways that can help or hinder physical health,...

Genes may be reason some kids are picky about food

Parents may plead, cajole or entice their children to try new foods, but some kids just won't budge. Now, new research from the University...

Study: Neighborhood natives move out when immigrants move in

WASHINGTON, DC, February 1, 2011 -- Native residents of a neighborhood are more likely to move out when immigrants move in, according to new research by three American sociologists. "Neighborhood Immigration and Native Out-Migration" appears i...

Detecting esophageal cancer with light

DURHAM, N.C. -- A tiny light source and sensors at the end of an endoscope may provide a more accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus. Developed by biomedical engineers at Duke University and successfully t...

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