Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Web Round-Up: Medicine, Science & Technology

Web Round-Up is a collection of links to things that I have found on the internet lately that I find interesting or astonishing.

Paralysed Woman's Thoughts Control Robot Arm

First Liver Cancer Chemo 'bath' in the UK

In Girl's Last Hope, Altered Immune Cells Beat Leukemia

In Medical First, a Baby with HIV is Deemed Cured

Canadian in Vegetative State Communicates to Scientists

iDoctor - Could a Smartphone be the Future of Medicine?

Algae - a Breakthrough in Carbon Capture Technology

Making Bread Safe for Celiacs

Miles on Menu Helps Healthy Choices

Lead Poisoning and the Middle Class: The Silent Epidemic That Doesn't Discriminate

Can This Cup Stop Date Rape?

The Most Badass Tumbleweed I've Ever Seen

How Many People Are in Space Right Now

5 Steps to Separate Science from Hype

Message to my 16 year-old self:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation wanted to reinvent the toilet, so they put out this challenge:

And here were the winners.

A 14-year-old New York student was named "America's Top Young Scientist" for inventing a solar-powered water jug that changes dirty water into purified drinking water.

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