Med & Bio - page 6

New technologies to help provide assistance in space 

New technologies to help provide assistance in space 

Injuries are a highly likely occurrence in space, but given the conditions, providing first aid to astronauts is a true challenge. Researchers from Dresden Technical University have come up with a solution to the problem.
The human heart will beat without oxygen

The human heart will beat without oxygen

Scientists from The University of Manchester are currently working on teaching the big pump to work without any oxygen. This idea was inspired by ordinary turtles. 
Japanese Scientists Manage to Grow Artificial Brain

Japanese Scientists Manage to Grow Artificial Brain

The basis for the organ was pluripotent stem cells that can differentiate into any type of cell in the body.

3D printing will help bald people get their hair back 

For a successful hair transplant operation, the patient needs healthy hair follicles. But how can completely bald people get them? Scientists from Columbia University have started printing them using a 3D printer. 

Intestinal bacteria to save the world from food allergies

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital claim that intestinal micro flora disorders are the main cause of food allergies. Special bacteria will help to cope with the condition and bring the body’s internal environment to normal.

‘Electronic tattoos’ will help people with cardiovascular diseases

The device was developed by scientists at the University of Texas. It is much more reliable and convenient than the electrodes which were previously used to track patient health.

Controlling a robotic hand with your mind? This is finally possible!

Experts from two universities (Minnesota and Carnegie-Mellon) have made a real breakthrough in noninvasive robot control.

Researcher print an organ without using a frame

3D printing is one of the milestone inventions of the 21st century, capable to change the state of affairs in many areas of our lives including medicine. Researchers from the University of Illinois in Chicago have recently succeeded in printing a whole organ without using a frame.

ZAPS laser that kills cancer right through the skin

The University of Arkansas (USA) researchers have created and successfully tested a new cancer treatment device. It is a laser that destroys cancer cells in the patient's body directly through the skin.

396 Drugs and Treatment Methods

These are the conclusions made by the scientists who studied UK and USA medical industry for 15 years. The reasons for the disappointing "diagnosis" are corruption, prejudice, and the long time it takes to bring new drugs to the market.

Prosthetic Limb Perfectly Emulating Foot Structure Developed at Stanford University

The scientists who were involved in the project assure that their new prosthesis will not only do a great job handling any terrain, but also prevent limping.

Texas scientists make breakthrough in immune system research

T-lymphocytes play a critical role in the operation of our immune systems. But until recently, scientists were unable to understand how these cells learned to identify harmful cells. Scientists from the University of Texas have recently lifted the shroud of this mystery and followed by sharing an illustrative video with the world.

Hens Are Happy: Scientists Find Protein Substitute for Eggs

Chicken eggs are a staple ingredient of modern day eating and an excellent source of proteins needed by the human body. But the market is full of counterfeits making this product the cause of the greatest number of food poisoning cases.

Researchers Explain the Secret of Male Peacock Spider Coloration

This week Proceedings of the Royal Society published an article, in which scientists disclosed the results of their research on the coloration of male peacock spiders. The study was headed by Dakota McCoy, a biologist at Harvard University.

Hydrogel to Stop Arterial Bleeding

Chinese scientists have invented a hydrogel that can stop arterial bleeding, a most dangerous kind of bleeding to human health. The innovation has already been tested on animals.