health medicine

Electronic Bandage Speeds Wound Healing And Dissolves Into Body After Use

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 26th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

Scientists are creating a new affordable, flexible electronic covering that not only speeds and wirelessly monitors healing but performs a disappearing act by being harmlessly absorbed into the body when its job is done.

New Bio-Ink May Allow 3D-Printed Organs To Be Frozen For Storage

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

Depending on factors such as the printing material being used, 3D-bioprinted tissue currently has to be implanted within no more than a few hours to a few days of being created.

CRISPR Treatment Lowered Cholesterol in Monkeys by 60 Percent

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Scientists are working on an “exercise pill” that would be pretty much what it sounds like: you’d take a pill that would cause your body to mimic the chain of events that occurs when you exercise, reaping the same health benefits without having to hit the treadmill or the weight room.

A 'smart contact lens' for diabetes and glaucoma diagnosis

Posted in Hardware on 5th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The design is based on transparent, stretchable sensors that are deposited on commercially available soft-contact lenses.