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Scientists Find a Method to Kill HIV

Scientists Find a Method to Kill HIV

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have found a way to kill “dormant” human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Scientists Create a Compact Device to Stimulate Hair Growth

Scientists Create a Compact Device to Stimulate Hair Growth

Electrotrichogenesis is a traditional method of hair growth stimulation using an electric field. The main disadvantage of devices based on this principle is their large dimensions. Luckily, scientists were able to create a device that is small but effective.
Chicago company prints miniature human heart 

Chicago company prints miniature human heart 

3D printing of tissues for transplant organs is one of the most promising areas in contemporary medicine. American company BIOLIFE4D has recently made another advancement in this area by creating a miniature copy of a human heart with the same structure as the real organ. 

An Indian surgeon performs the first ever remote heart surgery

The sensational event would not have occurred but for the robot-surgeon CorPath GRX. The device was operated by Dr. Tejas Patel from the Institute of Cardiology in Ahmadabad 35 km away from the operating room.

Scientists create a light exoskeleton for jogging

Scientists at Harvard University and the University of Nebraska have developed an ultra-lightweight skeleton. Despite its compact size, the exoskeleton is extremely efficient.

How to use a Rubik’s cube in science?

A group of Chinese and American scientists gave a new life to the Rubik's cube by discovering how to diagnose different diseases with the help of the cube. 

Orion implant will restore eyesight for vision impaired patients 

Second Sight Medical Products has introduced a prototype of an artificial eye for different types of vision, including infrared imaging.

New type of protein will give cells consciousness

An important discovery was made by scientists from universities in California and Washington: they have developed a new artificial protein that interacts with cells to give them some amazing qualities.

Ancient garfish might hold the key to limb regeneration

Scientists at Michigan State University are seriously researching the topic of limb regeneration. In the course of their research, they have taken an interest in a particular animal - the garfish.

French scientists restore eyesight for macular degeneration patient

Macular degeneration is a group of illnesses that involves the loss of photoreceptors in the central area of the patient’s retina, resulting in blindness. However, several patients’ eyesight was recently restored with a bionic eye.

Electrical stimulation will accelerate our reflexes to fantastic speeds

Scientists from Sony Corporation and the University of Chicago are working on a system of electric muscle stimulation, which will allow people to respond much faster to what is happening around them.

New tattoo inks to help you monitor your health

Biometric patterns will now change color in response to key changes in your body.

This device uses electricity to restore heart tissue

Electrical impulses have been used to cure a wide range of illnesses for some time. A recent invention is an implant that uses this method to restore heart tissue. 

Elon Musk Updates on the Progress in Neurocomputer Interface Development

It was two years ago that the billionaire registered Neuralink, the company intended to engage in the development of brain-computer interfaces. Today, its long-awaited presentation was held, at which the company's management spoke about their achievements.

Gene therapy returns sight to blind mice

A team of genetic engineers achieved such impressive results by applying a new reactivation technology for the Cngb1 gene, which destroys the retina when it is ‘switched off’. This is the first such case in history.