Tag Archives: medicine

Grown Human Heart Tissue That Can Beat!

University of Pittsburgh

A team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have accomplished the incredible and grown human heart tissue that can beat autonomously. The tissue was created using pluripotent stem cells that came from mature human skin.

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New Medication Packaging Could Save Lives!

Expired Medication Packaging

Designers Kanupriya Goel and Gautam Goel have put together a medication packaging that indicates to the user when the drug is no longer valid to take. The packaging utilizes a layer of ink that slowly seeps through the packaging material over time until it indicates when the medication can no longer be taken safely.

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MIT Develops A White Blood Cell Magnet

White Blood Cell Magnet

The image above is taken from a video of the white blood cell magnet in action. The magnet, developed by researchers at MIT separates the white blood cells from blood samples - a process that can have very significant implications in terms of the future of disease diagnosis.

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Superformula Chemotherapy

Superformula Chemotherapy

Sometimes a story hits the news and you can't help but wonder why no one thought of it before. This is the case with a story out of A.C.Camargo Cancer Center in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Amazing Bionic Hand

Last year a young Austrian man named Patrick was the first person in the world to choose to have his hand amputated, and fitted with a bionic replacement. The results are impressive.

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Say Goodbye to Glasses and Contacts: Gene-Altering Eye Drops Could Replace Lenses

Short-sightedness is on the rise across the developed world. With a generation of kids spending their days indoors and a constant stream of urbanization, our eyes are becoming more and more susceptible to short-sightedness because of the lack of glances into the distance. Science might have an answer which can soon solve some viewing woes for good. Scientists have linked ...

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