Friday 18 April, 2014

New technique grows body parts in a jar using ‘special plastic’

Scientists in a London laboratory have developed a breakthrough technique for growing replacement organs, promising hope for people in desperate need of an organ transplant Continue reading “New technique grows body parts in a jar using ‘special plastic’” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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Now, use your phone to measure your heart rhythm, respiration, pulse rate

A team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has turned a smartphone into a sophisticated monitoring app that can capture and transmit vital physiological data Continue reading “Now, use your phone More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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Artificial photosynthesis breakthrough makes CO2-turned fuel a reality

American scientists have overcome a major obstacle in efforts to use CO2 emissions to produce liquid fuel Continue reading “Artificial photosynthesis breakthrough makes CO2-turned fuel a reality” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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The smart phone as diagnostic tool

Inspired by an iPhone application that also monitors heartbeats, a researcher is now tweaking the smart phone to act as a cutting-edge diagnostic tool Continue reading “The smart phone as diagnostic tool” More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Old muscles reprogrammed into newer ones to fight degeneration

A new study has suggested that old muscles can be turned into newer ones, which will not only fight degeneration but also help repair damaged tissue Continue reading “Old muscles reprogrammed into newer ones More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Now, body liquefaction tech offers ‘environmental friendly’ cremation

A Florida-based company has invented a body liquefaction technology, which they claim is a green alternative to burial or cremation Continue reading “Now, body liquefaction tech offers ‘environmental friendly’ More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
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Scientists generate hydrogen fuel using just bacteria and water

Researchers have come up with a sustainable way to generate hydrogen using just seawater, river water and bacteria Continue reading “Scientists generate hydrogen fuel using just bacteria and water” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 19th, 2011
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New technique lights up tumour cells during surgery

A technique which lights up tumour cells during surgery could help those who suffer from ovarian cancer Continue reading “New technique lights up tumour cells during surgery” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
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Soon, an organ printer to print artificial blood vessels

Scientists at Fraunhofer are applying new techniques and materials to come up with biocompatible artificial blood vessels that will be able to supply artificial tissue and maybe even complex organs in future Continue More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Indian origin scientist creates microspider that swims through blood vessels to repair damages

An Indian-origin scientist and his team have created a new spider-like micromachine that could swim through a person’s blood vessels Continue reading “Indian origin scientist creates microspider that swims More...