Listening In On The Whispering Heart

A new implantable device that could send an early-warning signal to your doctor before heart rhythm problems arise, may now be possible...

Electroporation of the heart

The authors review the available literature on electroporation in the heart and relate the findings to several recent experimental studies performed in their laboratory.

Microscopic brain imaging in the palm of your hand

News: The method, called two-photon microendoscopy, combines a pair of powerful optical and mechanical techniques into one device that fits in the palm of the hand.

Daytime Light Exposure Dynamically Enhances Brain Responses

Exposure to light is known to enhance both alertness and performance in humans, but little is understood regarding the neurological basis for these effects, especially those associated with daytime light exposure

Sunlight Converts Common Anti-bacterial Agent To Dioxin

Sunlight can convert triclosan, a common disinfectant used in anti-bacterial soaps, into a form of dioxin, and this process may produce some of the dioxin found in the environment, according to research.

SPF May Not Be Enough To Protect Against Skin Cancer

Immune protection factor (IPF) in sunscreens and its relationto sun protection factor (SPF) is essential in determining skin cancerprevention ability, researchers found.

Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids

To identify whether a protein is a candidate for misfolding, a researcher has devised a dynamic interplay between theory and experiment

Light-sensitive photoswitches could restore sight to those with macular degeneration

A research center aims to put light-sensitive switches in the body's cells that can be flipped on and off as easily as a remote control operates a TV.