Improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas with smarter, cheaper technologies

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Scientists from Stanford University School of Medicine have developed new paper and flexible polymer substrates with special sensing devices for rapid and accurate detection of pathogens such as HIV, various bacteria, and CD4+ T lymphocytes.   Continue reading… “Improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas with smarter, cheaper technologies”

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Body Labs 3D body scanning could find applications in everything from fashion to fitness

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Body Labs 3D body scan.

Manhattan-based startup Body Labs wants to 3D scan human bodies. But unlike scanning a piece of furniture, your body changes, and a scan today won’t be exactly the same as a scan made three weeks ago. That is exactly what Body Labs is counting on. Body Labs is exploring just one of its technology’s applications to build a happier, healthier you by tracking your body’s subtle changes.

 

 

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Man-made DNA that can mimic killer diseases, injecting them into patients create immunity

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Man-made artificial DNA strands that mimic deadly diseases such as the flu, Ebola, cancer, and HIV have recently been created by scientists.  Researchers are claiming that the treatments could be the key to defeating these killer diseases.  Human trials have already begun and results are with researchers saying the results are promising.   Continue reading… “Man-made DNA that can mimic killer diseases, injecting them into patients create immunity”

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