Saturday 18 April, 2015

Biomaterial coating holds promise for medical implants

Biomaterial coating

In a major breakthrough, researchers have created a novel, bacteria-repelling coating material that could increase the success of medical implants.  More...

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water gated sensor
By IANS On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Biosensor to help machines smell like humans

In a first, a researcher from the University of Manchester has created a biosensor that can help machines smell the way  More...

lab grown human muscles
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Lab-grown human muscle responds like real

In a path-breaking research, researchers at Duke University have grown human skeletal muscle in the lab that contracts and responds just like native tissue to external stimuli such as electrical pulses  More...

Oldest person alive
By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015

$1million prize on research to extend human life beyond 120

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur has launched a $1 million prize for the scientists to find the elixir of life that can extend  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Robotic prosthetic limbs make life easier for amputees

First, there were prosthetic limbs that helped only to a certain extent. Now, in a quantum lead forward, there are robotic prosthetic limbs that look absolutely normal  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Coming, bio-engineered trees that produce paper

In a breakthrough for pulp and paper industry and environment lovers alike, researchers have genetically engineered trees  More...

rat kidney
By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Bioengineered Kidney successfully transplanted into rat, produces urine

Bioengineered rat kidneys developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals. In their report, More...

By ANI On Monday, October 8th, 2012

New powerful magnets can force cancer cells to `commit suicide`

Researchers have come up with a potent new cancer-buster that uses a powerful  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
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New laser technology `seeks and destroys` cancerous tumours

University of Tennessee Space Institute researchers have harnessed the power of lasers to find, map and non-invasively destruct cancerous tumours  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Engineering tech sheds new light on eating habits of giant dinosaurs

High-tech technology, that is generally used to design racing cars and aeroplanes, has helped researchers understand how plant-eating dinosaurs fed 150 million years ago  More...