• Lab-Grown Skin Could Help Baldness, Burns

    Lab-Grown Skin Could Help Baldness, Burns

    Skin is a vital part of the body, and when someone suffers serious burns, it can be hard to find a replacement. Now researchers may have developed a better solution for burn victims, and those suffering from baldness, with the development of skin that can sweat, grow hair, and perform other functions of natural skin.

    READ MORE
  • Smartphones Not Helpful in Health Crisis

    Smartphones Not Helpful in Health Crisis

    People with health issues are increasingly using the internet for health information, and now many are turning to smartphone-based virtual assistants for health help. While a smartphone may be helpful for dialing 9-1-1, a new study suggests that virtual assistants may not be so helpful when a health crisis arises. The study comes from Adam

    READ MORE
  • Blood Pressure App is Just Not Accurate

    Blood Pressure App is Just Not Accurate

    As wearable technology increases in popularity, more people are using it, along with their smartphones, to keep track of their health. As important as this information is, researchers have discovered that a popular application that is supposed to monitor blood pressure does not do it accurately. The news comes from Dr. Timothy B. Plante, a

    READ MORE
  • In IVF Treatments, Order Your Eggs Squishy

    In IVF Treatments, Order Your Eggs Squishy

    In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments can be expensive and time-consuming, so parents want to pick the embryos with the best chance of success. Researchers have now discovered a potential test to help them determine embryo viability: the squishiness test. The study comes from bioengineers at Stanford University who published their results in the February 24th

    READ MORE
  • 3D Printer Creates Body Parts With Living Tissue

    3D Printer Creates Body Parts With Living Tissue

    Prosthetics and transplants can help those who have had damage to various body parts from injury, disease, or deformity, but they are not ideal. Now researchers are one step closer to helping people get living tissue replacement parts with the help of a special 3D printer. The breakthrough comes from Dr. Anthony Atala and other

    READ MORE
  • Smartphones Turned Into Earthquake Detectors

    Smartphones Turned Into Earthquake Detectors

    If you are only using your smartphone technology to watch cute cat videos and play Candy Crush, now you can add science and public safety to the list of its uses. Researchers have just released a new application that uses the accelerometer in smartphones to detect earthquakes. The application, called MyShake, comes from Richard Allen

    READ MORE

Latest News

Support Us On Facebook

Archives

Follow Us On Pinterest