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.

Medical diagnostics with the help of a smartphone: six applications

Medical diagnostics with the help of a smartphone: six applications

The first iPhone was released in 2007. Since then, smartphones have replaced dozens of other devices, but what are their prospects in medicine?
Top 10 medical discoveries of the past 5 years

Top 10 medical discoveries of the past 5 years

Medicine does not stand still, even though many global issues have not yet been resolved. Dozens of discoveries are made every year have changed the very idea of what treatment a person can  receive for various diseases. You don't believe it? We have compiled a list of 10 medical discoveries of the past 5 years that could become major milestones.
A Japanese amusement park forbids its visitors to scream

A Japanese amusement park forbids its visitors to scream

As it turned out, this measure is aimed at combating coronavirus.

Bioengineers have developed a glove which converts sign language into speech

The idea was developed by staff at the University of California in Los Angeles. The device tracks a user's movements, converting them into speech.

Edge Innovations have created an animatronic robot dolphin

The company founded by Walter Conti has developed a robot intended to replace animals in zoos and dolphinariums.

Harmony SHR-exoskeleton used for fighting strokes

Exoskeletons can perform a variety of different functions. Recently, a device has emerged that helps patients cope with the consequences of a stroke.

A New York startup has created a new system based on hydroponics technology that grows plants without soil

This has become possible thanks to innovative Terraplanter technology developed by the eponymously titled American startup, of the same name.

A robotic auxiliary arm was introduced in Canada

The device will help us faster perform simple tasks such as picking fruit from a tree.

Scientists discover an area of the brain responsible for drinking

Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina have discovered how to control alcohol consumption by influencing the area of the brain associated with our behaviour and emotions.

Matternet drone stations help transport biosamples

California-based startup Drone Logistics Matternet introduces a state-of-the-art bio-sample which can be transported to hospitals. It's built on the cooperation of Matternet cloud stations and drones of the same name.

Scientists discover zombie genes that come to life after death

Former University of Alabama professor Peter Noble identified genes that are activated several hours or days after a person's death.

US military learns to print spare parts

So far, we’re only talking only about small fragments of the human body, such as blood vessels and cartilage, however, in the future, technology can give mankind phenomenal opportunities.

The new method allows you to detect bladder cancer 10 years before clinical signs appear

The World Health Organisation's IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) has released a new study that may be useful for early cancer diagnosis.

Jellyfish will be used to study the world’s oceans 

As of today, only 5-10% of the world’s oceans have been discovered, while the rest remains a mystery for us. Scientists have proposed the idea of using cyborg jellyfish to explore our planet.

The Pacific Ocean is destroying crabs’ shells

This can be explained by a dramatic increase in the acidity of the water which absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere.
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