A new technology to see tubes in 3-D in mice shows how the liver can recover in Alagille syndrome

Many diseases affect different vessels in our body, such as blood vessels, bile ducts or airways. Visualizing these in animal models of disease, to better understand what is actually going wrong form a structural point of view has been an area of intense research. We developed a new method, independent of antibodies or microscopes, to visualize multiple vessels at the […]

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'Gorilla Glue Girl' Had to Have Surgery to Remove the Glue From Her Hair—and You Have to See the Video

Just like accidents happen, so do miracles. You may remember Tessica Brown (aka TikTok user @im_d_ollady), as the woman who used Gorilla Glue Adhesive Spray to style her hair ("bad, bad, bad idea"). Now, thanks to Michael Obeng, MD, a California-based plastic surgeon, Brown was not only able to remove the glue, but also save what was left of her own […]

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Children prioritize what they hear over what they see when gauging emotional aspects of their experience

The Colavita visual dominance effect is a psychological observation named after Francis B. Colavita, the psychologist who first gathered evidence of its existence in 1974. Colavita observed that when human adults are presented with visual stimuli and other sensory stimuli (e.g., tactile or auditory) at the same time, they respond more to the visual stimuli and often fail to respond […]

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WHO says Africa to see 1st vaccine doses from COVAX in March

Africa should see the first COVID-19 vaccine doses in March from the global COVAX effort aimed at helping lower-income countries obtain the shots, the World Health Organization’s Africa chief said Thursday, as deaths on the continent are rapidly rising. Matshidiso Moeti told reporters that a larger rollout of the millions of doses from COVAX is expected by June—the second major […]

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