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Sana: a mask that can relieve pain

Sana: a mask that can relieve pain

Developed by an eponymous company, the Sana mask is currently at the clinical trial stage. A permit for mass production is expected to be given for this development as soon as this fall.
Nanorobots Promising a Breakthrough in Medicine

Nanorobots Promising a Breakthrough in Medicine

The prospects of using microscopic robots for medical purposes have long been discussed, and this discussion is little by little getting supported by feasible projects. One of such projects is the innovation developed by Cornell University scientists.
Off-road wheelchair EV4 Mountain Cart

Off-road wheelchair EV4 Mountain Cart

People with disabilities have a hard time getting around even within the well-developed infrastructure of large cities, to say nothing of going off-road. But this might change in the near future, all thanks to a Polish development: a wheelchair that can take you anywhere.

Hydrogel lenses will help cure corneal melting

American scientists from the University of New Hampshire have developed a new type of contact lenses that can cure a disease that was previously considered incurable.

It Takes Just an Eye Exam: Scientists Find a Way to Diagnose Alzheimer Disease at Early Stages

The diagnostic method developed by scientists at Duke University (USA) enables the detection of the disease at an early stage. Their methodology is based on monitoring a patient's retina.

The Future of Medicine: OnMed Self-contained Booth

Technological change spans all the spheres of social relations. OnMed self-contained stations, the first of which is scheduled to open in the US later this year, is a vivid example of the introduction of new technologies into our lives.

Why are people afraid of vaccines?

Ever since the very first smallpox vaccine, there have been people who feared or even openly opposed vaccines. Today, the anti-vaccination movement is gaining traction in many countries around the globe. Why do people distrust methods that have saved humanity from so many deadly diseases?

On guard for dental health: scientists develop next-generation fillings

Unlike existing counterparts, these fillings developed by American scientists are resistant to external effects, which means that they have a practically unlimited lifespan.

Scientists learn to turn carbon dioxide into coal

And one can do it even in a home setting. The technology was developed by an international group of scientists emphasising the humanity’s ability to unite and jointly solve a shared environmental problem.

Hawaiian island grows in size

And that’s just in 2018 alone! This was the conclusion reached by scientists studying the recently erupted Kilauea volcano. \n

Scientists discover giant bee long feared extinct

Wallace’s bee was last sighted back in 1981. Now, almost 40 years after its disappearance, multiple sightings of the mysterious animal have been reported by scientists from several countries. This event can be considered a real miracle.

Scientists invent new atmosphere purification technology

Our planet’s ecology is under serious threat, which is why scientists have been working on creating artificial leaves to purify the atmosphere since the early 2010s. This year, they finally managed it.

A Young Inventor Builds Himself a Prosthesis with Lego Pieces

19-year-old David Aguilar studies bioengineering at a Barcelona university. The young man was born without a right forearm, so he decided to make himself a prosthetic forearm.\n

Waste plastic to be turned into fuel

Environmental pollution is one of the most pressing issues of today. As plastic makes up the lion’s share of total waste on the Earth, it’s crucial to develop a technology that will allow us to recycle it.

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