Scientists Use Stem Cells to Treat COVID-19 Patients in China

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Upgraded Google Glass Helps Autistic Kids “See” Emotions

Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Looking for Cues: Vivaan Ferose, an 11-year-old boy with autism, sees prompts in his Google Glass head-up display that help him recognize his parents’ emotions. Imagine this scene: It’s nearly dinnertime, and little Jimmy is in the kitchen. His mom is rushing to get dinner on the table, and she puts all the … Continue reading Upgraded Google Glass Helps Autistic Kids “See” Emotions

Halting COVID-19: The Benefits and Risks of Digital Contact Tracing

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“Brita Filter for Blood” Aims to Remove Harmful Cytokines for COVID-19 Patients

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Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance

Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance Grantee News thomas.johnson Wed, 03/25/2020 - 10:22 Whether it is a drug-resistant strain of bacteria, or cancer cells that no longer react to the drugs intended to kill them, diverse mutations make cells resistant to chemicals, and 'second generation' approaches are needed. Now, a team of engineers may have … Continue reading Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance