Med & Bio

The most advanced technologies in the service of medicine are a key to raising the average life expectancy and improving people’s quality of life.
\nIn this section we write about the ways innovations help doctors to provide treatment to people and prevent dangerous diseases, as well as to improve and enrich what nature has endowed us with. New medicines, treatment and medical research methods, as well as information about biotechnology and its integration with traditional technologies - you will find all about it here.

The brain can reduce memory within hours

The brain can reduce memory within hours

There are special neurons that are responsible for this. They mark the boundaries of events in the memory stream. Then these boundaries become a stronghold.
The smart bandage that administers medicine itself

The smart bandage that administers medicine itself

Scientists from the Swiss Empa center, led by the Chinese researchers Fei Pan and Qun Ren, have developed an innovative bandage material that controls the course of an infection and, if it worsens, can administer medication.
How VR games can help you cope with agoraphobia

How VR games can help you cope with agoraphobia

Our editors have repeatedly written about how many opportunities are hidden in computer games, the scope of which stretches beyond recreational forms and even reaches as far as medicine.

Spiny mice can self-heal a damaged spinal cord

Discovering a method for rapidly regenerating organs and tissues is a task that scientists worldwide have been struggling with over many years.

A new cell type with regenerative properties is discovered in the lungs

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have found a new kind of cell that develops in human bronchioles and plays a crucial role in the respiratory system.

Microplastics discovered in human blood

It is virtually impossible to imagine the current world without plastic. It is almost ubiquitous: plastic is used in food production, everyday items, and even clothing.

Scientists find 100 cases of humans transmitting their virus to animals

Since the COVID-19 pandemic and the theory that bats carry the coronavirus, many scientists have become interested in how disease arises and develops in the animal-human relationship.

A "Smart" exoskeleton will be able to move instead of a person

The IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters research center has created a new lightweight lower-body exoskeleton made of carbon fiber.

Alcohol causes a decrease in brain volume

Hardly anyone has ever questioned that a healthy brain and alcohol consumption are mutually exclusive.

Physical activity improves memory

It's not without reason that they say that movement is life because regular exercise turns out to have benefits for our muscles and our brains.

6 of the most fascinating discoveries about the human brain

Despite the advances in science and the giant leap it has made over the past thirty years, the brain is still one of the most mysterious organs in the human body.

Scientists have completely deciphered the human genome

By 2003, the international Human Genome Project had deciphered 92% of the human genome.

Video games are to be used to treat mental disorders

Video games have long been part of modern culture and everyday life for millions of people worldwide.

Video Games in Medicine. From RPGs for Cancer to VR for PTSD

According to statistics, about 85% of American children between the ages of 2 and 17 regularly play computer games.

What is telemedicine, and does it work?

Telemedicine is remote medicine. To the familiar word "medicine," we add the Greek "tele," which translates as "away" or "far away."
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