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Meaghan Creed Awarded Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation


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Meaghan Creed Awarded Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation

Meaghan Creed is the 2017 prize winner of the inaugural Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation for research that helps make sense of the poorly understood biology underlying addiction. The findings, described in her August 4 prize-winning essay, "Toward a targeted treatment for addiction," could pave the way for therapeutic options to treat substance abuse disorders.


By AAAS, USA.


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Invention Ambassador Program Showcases Next Generation of Innovation


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Invention Ambassador Program Showcases Next Generation of Innovation

Kang’s ideas included a design for a “Jetsons”-era hover car. Another creation envisioned dropping an edible chemical compound into a tea cup that would automatically heat the water surrounding a tea bag through the release of exothermic energy as the chemical compound dissolved. “The tangibility of inventing a product is what really got me hooked,” he said, adding that the promise of doing something that could improve someone’s life was a driving attraction.


By AAAS, USA.


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