The changing faces of diseases

Diseases come in and out of fashion like clothes; from the days of consumption to modern day ailments such as Gulf War Syndrome, they have come and gone over the years, some capturing the worlds attention and other simply slipping under the radar and being virtually ignored. The answer to why this happens is being […]

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Technology gets ever closer to real robots

Technology is one step closer to a real ‘human-friendly’ robot, according to scientists at the University of Arizona. Researchers Anthony Lewis and Theresa Klein at the university’s Robotics and Neural Systems laboratory have developed a pair of biomechanical legs that closely replicate human locomotion. Construction of the legs was initially intended as research into how […]

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New stroke treatment has positive results

A new treatment for strokes is producing its first results and so far doctors have reported a positive response. Six patients received insertions of human stem cells into damaged brain cells and they reported limb weaknesses and other problems to be slightly reduced. The most dramatic result was one patient who received stem cells from […]

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