Med & Bio - page 6

Film director from the Netherlands made a film about embryo development

Film director from the Netherlands made a film about embryo development

New technologies allow us to watch even the processes hidden from human eyes. The film "Becoming" by Ian van Ayken is an example of such work.\n
The Earth’s temperature skyrockets

The Earth’s temperature skyrockets

Much has been said about global warming, but a lot of people still don’t fully realize the magnitude of the problem. Meanwhile, environmental organizations are starting to sound the alarm.\n
Scientists develop pill with reaction engine

Scientists develop pill with reaction engine

Scientists from the University of California San Diego (UC SD) talked about the possibility of using miniature reaction engines for accurate delivery of medicine to relevant organs.

Engineers develop expanding pill

This seemingly pointless invention actually has a multitude of applications in medicine.\n

A robotic sentient hand has been created

Researchers from Sweden have created new-generation prosthesis. It serves as a nearly complete replacement for a lost limb.

Smart prostheses are around the corner

New artificial limbs based on AI technology will allow them to adapt to the needs of their users.

Antivaccine Movement Threatens the Safety of a County in Washington State

The antivaccine movement is gaining increasingly more supporters around the world, especially in the USA. The developments are taking a threatening turn.\n

Researchers Warn of an Environmental Disaster Risk

Most people have heard about the dangers of carbon dioxide emissions into the air. Scientists have come up with another argument why mankind should abandon its destructive policies.

Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessels

German scientists have proven that bones contain a whole system of blood vessels.

UN To Develop Diet of the Future

The Earth’s population is rapidly growing which is leading to a lack of food. International organizations are beginning to look for solutions.\n

3D-printed Implant Tested On Mice

A 3D-printed part of a spinal cord helped a mouse regain the use of its legs. Human body parts are next.\n

Scientists Discover Plants’ Amazing Ability

It sounds incredible but some types of plants can… hear! Their hearing however is different from that of humans.

Scientists grow blood vessels from stem cells

This spells a breakthrough in the treatment of cancer, diabetes and other diseases.\n

Mobile Application to Detect Overdoses

US scientists have developed an application dubbed «Second Chance» which is able to detect an opioid overdose. It measures a patient’s respiratory rate and compares the values obtained to those that occur...

A New Way To Fight Cancer

Researchers from the University of Basel have come up with a new way to fight cancer. After carefully studying cancerous cells, these scientists made a discovery that could become the key to fighting this...