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PhysOrg
Polymeric materials that stretch out when electrically stimulated can benefit from realistic numerical simulationselement simulation of a viscoelastic dielectric elastomer actuator, which under
Polymeric materials that stretch out when electrically stimulated can benefit from realistic numerical simulations
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
element simulation of a viscoelastic dielectric elastomer actuator, which undergoes wrinkling under voltage. Credit: A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing Robotic devices are usually composed of hard components such as aluminum and steel,... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Quackery expands in the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaI’ve been writing about this topic so long—ever since the very beginning of thi
Quackery expands in the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
ScienceBlogs / Posted 3 days ago
I’ve been writing about this topic so long—ever since the very beginning of this blog—that it seems as though I’ve always been doing it even though this blog has been in existence only 11 years and I didn’t really come to appreciate the problem until... Read more
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The Hindu
Yoga studios in the city come up with novel offerings on World Yoga Daycool people thought and experimented with everything that was imported from pil
Yoga studios in the city come up with novel offerings on World Yoga Day
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
cool people thought and experimented with everything that was imported from pilates to zumba, aerobics to tai chi. And then there was a gradual turnaround. New age gurus found young, happening followers and political endorsements. Bollywood... Read more
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Boston Globe
Easing a patient’s pain — even without proof it worksMassage therapist Maria Barbara “Bambi’’ Mathay roamed the pediatric clinic at
Easing a patient’s pain — even without proof it works
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Massage therapist Maria Barbara “Bambi’’ Mathay roamed the pediatric clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, looking for takers. It wasn’t long before she spotted Carlie Gonzalez, 15, wrapped in a yellow blanket and weary from seven months of... Read more
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PhysOrg
New nanoparticle-based contrast agent that is pH dependentdemonstrates selectivity for tumor cells over non-cancerous cells, can detect h
New nanoparticle-based contrast agent that is pH dependent
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
demonstrates selectivity for tumor cells over non-cancerous cells, can detect hypoxia, and is sensitive enough allow for the detection of difficult-to-find cancer cells according to a study in Nature Nanotechnology. Researchers from the... Read more
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Philly.com
Kid's got anxiety? There's an app for thatWhen Anthony Bonetti feels anxious and has trouble falling asleep, the 10-year-
Kid's got anxiety? There's an app for that
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
When Anthony Bonetti feels anxious and has trouble falling asleep, the 10-year-old checks in with his Smiling Mind app. The calming voice instructs him to close his eyes and focus on his breathing, taking 10 slow breaths while feeling his belly rise... Read more

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