University of Waterloo biologists have discovered how an outer shield over T-type channels change the electrochemical signaling of heart and brain cells. Understanding how these shields work will help researchers eventually develop a new class of drugs for treating epilepsy, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Want a crisp cool white light to wake you up in the morning and a warm yellow glow to wind you down at night? How about a spray for your windows that will let sunlight in during the day but illuminate your living room at night?
Current allergy testing methods are painful, risky and inconclusive. Velocity Science’s first funded startup, Veriderm (formerly NewAllergy Technologies), aims to change this by developing a simple, over-the counter allergy testing patch.