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New analysis finds increase in success and efficiency of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention

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A new analysis of PROGRESS-CTO (PROspective Global REgiStry for the Study of Chronic Total Occlusion Intervention; www.progresscto.org), an international multi-center registry of chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), was presented today as late-breaking clinical research at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI)...

How to Make THE BEST Refried Beans

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Use your choice of dried or canned pinto or black beans in this easy refried beans recipe for the best creamy refried beans. What’s better than a Mexican food classic like ground beef tacos that taste just like Taco Bell, chicken fajitas, or enchiladas? When it’s served with a scoop or three of these easy-to-make, super creamy refried...

Advocacy Group Launches Campaign to Stop Home Depot From Destroying Tropical Rainforests

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In the runup to Home Depot’s May 19 shareholder meeting, the advocacy group Friends of the Chocó launches a campaign. The campaign goal is to highlight the company’s practice of carrying Sandeply plywood. It’s a Home Depot exclusive that comes from Ecuadorian manufacturer Endesa-Botrosa. The plywood is deforesting primary tropical rainforests in western Ecuador’s Chocó region. Just...

A nano-sized neuromorphic memory device simultaneously emulates neurons and synapses

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Researchers have reported a nano-sized neuromorphic memory device that emulates neurons and synapses simultaneously in a unit cell, another step toward completing the goal of neuromorphic computing designed to rigorously mimic the human brain with semiconductor devices. Neuromorphic computing aims to realize artificial intelligence (AI) by mimicking...

Cayaba Care raises $12M to expand maternal health services

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Maternal health startup Cayaba Care scooped up $12 million in a Series A round led by Seae Ventures and Kapor Capital. Other participants in the round include Wellington Partners, Citi Impact Fund and Rhia Ventures. Founded in 2020, Cayaba Care launched in August with $3.2 million in seed funding.  WHAT IT DOES The startup works with local providers and obstetricians to offer...

In 2021, How is Animal Testing for Cosmetics Still a Thing?

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It was 2013 when the news echoed through Europe: the much-needed, long-awaited ban on selling and marketing cosmetics tested on animals in the EU was finally coming into effect. Animal rights campaigners and conscious beauty lovers everywhere rejoiced. The next year, India followed suit and banned the practice. Australia’s ban came into force last year. Internationally, over 40...