Daily Archives: May 21, 2019

Sliding esophagoplasty. Can esophagectomy be avoided in esophageal obstruction due to huge thoracic aortic aneurysm?

Thoracic aortic aneurysm is a serious vascular disease which usually requires surgical aortic graft replacement. In recent years, endovascular stent placement proved a mini-invasive alternative to be used safely in properly selected instances particularly in subjects considered

Biologically active chemicals in yellow-cedar protect tree tissues and possibly human health

Nootkatone, a biologically active oxygenated sesquiterpene in yellow-cedar heartwood

Yellow-cedar trees, also known as Callitropsis nootkatensis, can live for hundreds of years because they have has few insect or pathogen pests. Periodic studies over the last century have examined extractable chemicals in their tissues and discovered

The science behind ashes to diamonds: how mourning the dead has gotten high-tech

The science behind ashes to diamonds: how mourning the dead has gotten high-tech

Posted by Andreea Mihalache With the constant progress of science, it isn’t unexpected that humans have found a way to mimic some of the greatest geological forces that exist. While diamonds are gems mother nature needs to