See What You Can’t Hear

Vision that makes up for lost hearing. Also: The case for nuclear energy and an Alzheimer’s cure. — FTN DAILY EDITION #116, Science & Health

Jordan Whitfield


Progress on a cure for Alzheimer’s.

Bec Crew for ScienceAlert:

[…] a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques […]


More proof that our bodies can make up for a lost sense by amplifying the others.

Amy Pullan for Futurity:

The findings support the common belief that losing one of your five senses, such as hearing, can enhance others like sight or smell, researchers say.

Just nuke it

The case for nuclear energy.

Michael Shellenberger for TED:

We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis

Cancer is so vaped

A new study indicates positive health effects of vaping.

Claire Maldarelli for Popular Science:

In the report, the researchers conclude that their findings indicate that e-cigarettes could be a safe and effective method to quit smoking […]

Printed Lab

A set of health analysis tools that can just be printed.

Matt Reynolds for New Scientist:

This type of kit could be used by any laboratory that has an inkjet printer and conductive ink, says Julien Reboud at the University of Glasgow.

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