A new, smartphone controlled wireless patch that is wearable on the arm and uses electrical stimulation may help reduce pain of migraines without using drugs, researchers claim. Continue reading Novel wireless patch may ease migraine pain sans drugs
At a time when humans are generating more data than hard drives, scientists have demonstrated that a computer operating system and a short movie could be stored on a DNA. Continue reading Researchers store computer OS, short movie on DNA
Scientists have created a three-dimensional (3D) organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart’s amazing biomechanical properties.
3D printed body parts have become a reality in India, a game changer which promises to alter the medical landscape in India. Continue reading India enters age of 3D printed body parts
Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good but controlled communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, a team of Indian-origin researchers has said.
A mobile app in Senegal helps families save money and reduce waste through a “virtual pharmacy” where users can exchange leftover medication for new prescriptions.
A team of scientists has developed small, soft biological robots—bio-bots—that can walk and swim on their own or when triggered by electrical or light signals. Continue reading Scientists develop humanlike biological robots
In a breakthrough that could transform the despair of diabetics into dimples of relief, Indian scientists have designed an insulin-like oral substance, nicknamed “Dimpi”, which they claim can be used to tackle both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Scientists have engineered a new technique for precisely measuring the properties of individual protein molecules floating in a liquid, a finding that could one day lead to advances against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Continue reading ‘5-D protein fingerprinting’ may provide hope for Alzheimer’s
A healthy baby boy has been born from an embryo frozen 16 years ago, a hospital in south China announced on Monday. Continue reading Baby born from 16-year-old frozen embryo in China