July 9, 2019

With a Surge in Cases of Mysterious Polio-Like Condition, CDC Appeals to Doctors to Help Crack Case

(STAT News) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday appealed to doctors to rapidly report suspected cases of a mysterious ailment that afflicts young children, saying delays in identifying possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, … Read More

June 28, 2019

Mini-Brains Grown from Stem Cells Don’t Think, But They Do Show ‘Complex’ Neural Activity, Research Say

(CNN) – Floating disembodied conscious brains that issue commands to luckless human minions may be a cliché of science fiction, but they are a far cry from the primitive, lab-grown “cerebral organoids” that real scientists study today. New research suggests … Read More

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