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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

Patient awaits entrance into MRI machine

MINIMA therapy could be a game changer for non-invasive cancer treatment

A brilliant group of researchers at University College London (UCL) have figured out a novel way to use MRI scanners. MRI scanners are conventionally used as an essential tool in the detection of diseases, but now, this equipment could potentially be the key to destroying cancer tumors without Read More...

Help India Breathe and other o

Help India Breathe and other organizations providing Covid-19 aid

On April 25th, India’s Covid-19 cases surged to horrific levels—349,000 new cases were reported, which are more cases than any other country has reported on one day. Hospitals are packed with new patients and doctors are depleted of critical supplies such as oxygen and ventilators. At the Read More...

One of UK’s most elusive pla

One of UK’s most elusive plants rediscovered after more than a century

After more than a century in hiding, one of the UK’s rarest plants has been discovered growing on the banks of a farmland pond in Norfolk, East Anglia, England. The pink-flowered plant, known as grass-poly, “came back from the dead” after recent restoration of the farmland involved removing Read More...

A simple eye scan could be the

A simple eye scan could be the key to early autism detection

The rate of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has increased greatly in recent years, but many children still go undiagnosed. Fortunately, new research published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders has found that a non-invasive eye scan could potentially Read More...