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Now, space-age sickbay to detect diseases without any tests!

A British hospital has unveiled a sickbay that uses space-age technology to diagnose diseases ranging from stomach bugs to cancer Continue reading “Now, space-age sickbay to detect diseases without any tests!” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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Implantable oxygen generators could boost cancer treatment

Researchers have created and tested miniature devices that can be implanted in tumours to generate oxygen, boosting the killing power of radiation and chemotherapy Continue reading “Implantable oxygen generators More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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Micro oxygen generators fight cancer faster

A tiny oxygen generating device could help kill cancer tissues faster by increasing the influence of radiation and chemotherapy, says a new research Continue reading “Micro oxygen generators fight cancer faster” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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Now, a palm-held portable microscope for better healthcare access

Researchers have built a compact, light-weight, dual-mode microscope that uses holograms instead of lenses, which they say is ideal for use specially in the remote areas of the world Continue reading “Now, More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 22nd, 2011
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Soon, bulletproof human skin made from spider silk and goat milk

Bulletproof vests have been around for decades but skin that can stop them has only been the preserve of science fiction Continue reading “Soon, bulletproof human skin made from spider silk and goat milk” More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 19th, 2011
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New ‘bionic’ leg that moves like natural leg developed

A new lower-limb prosthetic has been developed that allows amputees to walk without the leg-dragging gait characteristic of conventional artificial legs Continue reading “New ‘bionic’ leg that moves like More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Pedometers tell Brit farmers when their cows are in mood to mate

British dairy farmers are using pedometers – similar to those worn by people jogging along the street to measure their fitness levels – on cows to see when their cattle are in the mood for sex Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 12th, 2011
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Soon, tattoo-like electronic patch on skin to monitor patients’ health

Researchers at the University of Illinois have designed an ultra-thin electronic device that can be applied to skin like a temporary tattoo and can be used in sensing Continue reading “Soon, tattoo-like electronic More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
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New gel can restore damaged soft tissue

A new gel can now potentially restore damaged soft tissue safely and durably. Continue reading “New gel can restore damaged soft tissue” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 17th, 2011
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Soon, ‘robo-nurses’ to care of the sick and elderly

A research team from the Queen Mary University and the University College London is trying to develop socially conscious robots that can interact with humans by recognizing their facial expressions Continue reading More...