Sound waves could provide 'liquid biopsies'

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Acoustic microfluidic platform gently and quickly separates circulating tumor cells from blood samples.

Zipline blood delivery drone applies for US trial

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Drone delivery firm Zipline has revealed a new aircraft that it says will let it make up to 500 deliveries every day.

Scientists Make Hemostatic Gauze That Reduces Blood Loss 60%

Posted in Medicine on 14th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed non-blood-absorbing hemostatic gauze.

Stanford Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates any cancer tumour in mice and human trials are starting

Posted in Science on 1st Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

The approach works for many different types of cancers, including those that arise spontaneously, the study found.

Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.