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Irradiating eggs

Irradiating eggs

A number of different radiation sources, such as gamma-rays and X-rays, have been used to pasteurize intact eggs. However, the high radiation dose needed to kill Salmonella and other bacteria leads to...

Bone breakthrough

Bone breakthrough

One of the holy grails of medicine is the production of a compound that help speeds up the regeneration of bone. Toshiyuki Ohnishi and Nobuhiro Moriyama, have patented a material they claim can do so....

Light up your heart

Light up your heart

Pacemakers work by sending a electrical pulse from a pacemaker through a lead to endocardial tissue, a layer of tissue which is then simulated inside the heart. The lead passes into the heart through ...

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