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Injectable electrodes may help treat everything from chronic pain to depression

[embedded content] A novel drug-free treatment for health conditions ranging from chronic pain to epileptic seizures or depression could be on the horizon — and it involves injectable electrodes. The concept builds on the technique of electrically stimulating nerves. This kind of neuromodulation treatment is already in service in today’s hospitals. It works by altering […]

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Scientists discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, and you can help name them

An artist’s conception of the 20 newly discovered moons orbiting Saturn. These discoveries bring the planet’s total moon count to 82, surpassing Jupiter for the most in our solar system. Illustration is courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science. Saturn image is courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute. Starry background courtesy of Paolo Sartorio/Shutterstock. Astronomers using […]

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Facial recognition tech could help unlock secrets of dark matter in the universe

Could the same technology that is used to unlock people’s smartphones also help unlock the potential secrets of the universe? It may sound unlikely, but that’s exactly what researchers from Switzerland’s science and technology-focused university ETH Zurich are working to achieve. Using a variation of the type of artificial intelligence neural network that is behind […]