Saturday 30 August, 2014

Waterproof layer protects turkey eggs from bacteria

Shells of Australian brush turkeys are 1.5 times thinner than those of chickens, but that does not make them more vulnerable to attacks from microbes because of a natural waterproof layer Continue reading “Waterproof layer protects turkey eggs from bacteria” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Soon, ‘electronic skin’ to release drugs in body

Imagine a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can store information and also deliver medicine – combining patient treatment and monitoring at one time Continue reading “Soon, ‘electronic skin’ More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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A wearable antenna to ease health monitoring

Keeping a tab on patients can become a tad easier for doctors as scientists have designed a new flexible antenna that could be stretched Continue reading “A wearable antenna to ease health monitoring” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Delhi IIT based startup launches haemoglobin measurement device

Medtech startup Wrig Nanosystems Tuesday launched a first of its kind ultra-convenient haemoglobin measurement device, TrueHb Hemometer Continue reading “Delhi IIT based startup launches haemoglobin measurement More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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First look at world-leading graphene Institute

This is the first glimpse of the new £61m research institute into wonder material graphene, which is to be built at The University of Manchester. The stunning, glass-fronted National Graphene Institute (NGI) will More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Nanocapsules the next big thing to prevent alcohol-related gastric ulcers

The duo of nanocapsules and antioxidants has the potential to effectively Continue reading “Nanocapsules the next big thing to prevent alcohol-related gastric ulcers” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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Cuba develops its first industrial-scale nanopharmaceutical

Cuban scientists have developed a new variation of a drug used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants Continue reading “Cuba develops its first industrial-scale nanopharmaceutical” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 24th, 2012
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Nanoparticles quickly stabilize blood flow in brain after injury

A nanoparticle developed at Rice University and tested in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) might aid emergency care of traumatic brain-injury victims Continue reading “Nanoparticles quickly More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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`Flexible batteries` promise bright future for `bendable electronics`

Researchers have developed a high performance flexible all-solid-state battery, an essential energy source for flexible displays Continue reading “`Flexible batteries` promise bright future for `bendable electronics`” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Gold nanoparticles could help treat prostate cancer with fewer side effects

Indian origin researchers are part of the team that has found a more efficient way of targeting prostate tumors by using gold nanoparticles and a compound found in tea leaves Continue reading “Gold nanoparticles More...