Battery-free biosensor is the smallest one yet

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 29th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Designed to continuously monitor various bodily processes, externally-powered biosensors are not only smaller than their battery-packing counterparts, but they also don't have to be surgically retrieved for battery-changes.

Space-based lasers track Earth's largest animal migration in unprecedented global study

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Zooplankton, rise to near the surface to feed on the tiny plants, called phytoplankton. When the day returns, these zooplankton dive back into the depths to hide in the dark waters.

ESA studies growing blood vessels in zero gravity

Posted in Medicine, Science on 8th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

In zero gravity, there's nothing to pull or push the cells out of place, allowing them to form themselves into simple 3D structures, including globules and tubes.

Scientists Found New Antibiotic Molecules, Right In the Human Microbiome

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

We’re looking at “an unprecedented resource for drug discovery from within the human body,”

The First Evidence That Drugs Could Turn Back the Clock on Our Biological Age

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

While not a massive change, the results caught the team off guard. “I’d expected to see slowing down of the clock, but not a reversal,” said Horvath. “That felt kind of futuristic.”