• MA scientists turn spinach leaves into human heart tissue

    MA scientists turn spinach leaves into human heart tissue

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    They then use those frames of cellulose to build layers of healthy heart muscles which are them used to treat heart patients. This is to solve the problem of tissue regeneration from small lab samples to standard sizes. According to a report in the journal, Biomaterial , tissue engineers at the Institute stripped green spinach leaves of the cells that made it turn translucent.
  • Legalized marijuana lowers opioid abuse, study shows

    Legalized marijuana lowers opioid abuse, study shows

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    Voters in California approved the nation's first medical marijuana program in 1996, and doctors can now prescribe pot in 28 states and the District of Columbia. States with medical marijuana programs are experiencing substantially lower rates of opioid addiction and overdoses, according to a new research study.
  • Michigan officer fatally shoots 73-year-old man

    Michigan officer fatally shoots 73-year-old man

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    The man's rifle was quickly secured and paramedics responded to the scene. According to Chief David Bachman, the officer who typically investigates abandoned vehicles and blight complaints was doing ordinance enforcement. Preliminary reports say before backup arrived, the man stopped and put a bullet in the chamber of the gun and was starting to aim it at the officer.
  • Gary Woodland, pregnant wife cope with loss of 1 twin

    Gary Woodland, pregnant wife cope with loss of 1 twin

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    Gary Woodland has revealed the tragic reason behind his decision to withdraw from last week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. He says doctors will be closely monitoring the health of his wife and the surviving twin for the remainder of her pregnancy.
  • Christie associates to be sentenced for New Jersey bridge scandal

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    He served as the star witness at the trial and described to jurors how he had come up with the idea for the scheme and how he had been helped by Kelly and Baroni. Wildstein, a former political blogger and high school classmate of Christie's, faced a maximum combined sentence of 15 years but under a plea agreement is facing between 21 and 27 months.
  • April the pregnant giraffe didn't kick the vet -- but she tried

    April the pregnant giraffe didn't kick the vet -- but she tried

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    Animal Adventure Park takes pride in their indoor housing and the level of enrichment and care to keep the giraffes happy and healthy. The upstate NY zoo had predicted that April's calf will be born Tuesday, but everyone was in for disappointment as there were no signs of the pregnant giraffe going into active labor late in the day.
  • Ocse. La scuola italiana è fra le più inclusive

    Ocse. La scuola italiana è fra le più inclusive

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    In Nuova Zelanda, Norvegia e Svezia il divario con il livello di istruzione dei genitori è ridotto all'età di 15 anni (0,3) ma aumenta da giovani adulti e, in Nuova Zelanda, arriva fino a 0,8. Nel nostro Paese, invece, sembra che la scuola riesca a tenere abbastanza vicini i risultati degli studenti con opportunità di partenza molto diverse .
  • Cambodia bans export of breast milk by US company

    Cambodia bans export of breast milk by US company

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    The company's customers are American mothers who want to supplement their babies' diets or can not produce enough milk of their own. The purchase and export of breast milk must stop immediately, Ngor Hong Ly, a Secretary of State at the Council of Ministers, said in an order on Tuesday.
  • Al Bano: le sue condizioni migliorano. Nel weekend le dimissioni

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    La ripresa è stata molto rapida. Si è trattato, di un "episodio che è stato abbastanza tranquillo perché si è intervenuti prontamente. Ma sicuramente ha sottovalutato i sintomi e non bisogna mai sottovalutarli". Un ammiratore che ha viaggiato più di 80 km per andare a trovare Al Bano in ospedale. IN seguito la decisione di trasferirsi a Lecce dove presto sarà dimesso.
  • Brain and arm implants help paralyzed US man feed himself

    Brain and arm implants help paralyzed US man feed himself

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    Mr Kochevar, from Cleveland, Ohio, said: 'For somebody who's been injured eight years and couldn't move, being able to move just that little bit is awesome'. "Although similar systems have been used before, none of them have been as easy to adopt for day-to-day use and they have not been able to restore both reaching and grasping actions", said Dr Ajiboye.
  • Kristin Cavallari shows off her favorite National Football League tight end

    Kristin Cavallari shows off her favorite National Football League tight end

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    The Chicago Bears released Jay Cutler on March 9, and almost three weeks later, he still doesn't have a job in the NFL. "I guess I just don't get all the hatred towards him". "It's just going to have to be something, if that's a role that, in his mind, that's what he wanted to do, he'd probably be good". So, at least Cutler's future National Football League team will know what his full body looks like without pads.