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“Transparent Solar Cells” Can Take Us Towards a New Era of Personalized Energy

Scientists design novel transparent solar cells using thin silicon films, with efficient power generation Solar power has shown immense potential as a futuristic, “clean” source of energy. No wonder environmentalists worldwide have been looking for ways to advance the current solar cell technology. Now, scientists in Korea have put forth an innovative design for the […]

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Personalized cancer outreach more effective, study finds

October is liver cancer awareness month, which aims to educate those who are high risk about the importance of semiannual screenings. To improve the effectiveness of liver cancer outreach, Ju-Yeon Lee, an associate professor of marketing in Iowa State University’s Ivy College of Business, and colleagues at Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Rice University and University of […]

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SMART researchers receive Intra-CREATE grant for personalized medicine and cell therapy

Researchers from Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalized-Medicine (CAMP), an interdisciplinary research group at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, have been awarded Intra-CREATE grants from the National Research Foundation (NRF) Singapore to help support research on retinal biometrics for glaucoma progression and neural cell implantation therapy for spinal cord […]

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Which OCD Treatment Works Best? New Brain Study Could Lead to More Personalized Choices

New research could improve the odds that people with the obsessive-compulsive disorder will receive a therapy that really works for them – something that eludes more than a third of those who currently get OCD treatment. The study, performed at the University of Michigan, suggests the possibility of predicting which of two types of therapy will […]

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Spotify Daily Sports playlist mixes sports news with personalized music

Spotify has introduced a new ‘mixed-media’ playlist that offers its users daily sports content, the company has announced. Simply called ‘Daily Sports,’ this playlist brings a variety of personalized music recommendations alongside brief sports commentary, this being similar to its other mixed playlists, including Daily Wellness and Your Daily Drive. Sports content has dried up […]