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Researchers create personalized tissue implants

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have created the world’s first fully personalized tissue implant, which has been engineered using the patient’s own materials and cells. This new biotechnology makes it possible to engineer any kind of tissue implant from one small …Continue reading

706,000 Pakistani children could fall prey to pneumonia by 2030, warns aid group

An analysis conducted by aid group Save the Children (STC) and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has revealed that nearly 11 million children could fall prey to pneumonia by the year 2030, including 706,000 from Pakistan. Pneumonia is an acute respiratory infection that …Continue reading

Phone app recognizes heart attacks with accuracy of an ECG

Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center (IMC) Heart Institute in the United States have found that a newly developed smartphone application known as AliveCor can detect serious heart attacks almost as accurately as an ECG. The application’s focus is on detecting a …Continue reading

Scientists create fabric batteries for wearable devices

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass) have developed a charge storing system that can be easily integrated into fabrics. According to a press release issued by UMass, this will allow device manufacturers to embroider a charge storing pattern onto …Continue reading