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Life Science

Hand-picked, positive examples related to health and a life style

Constructive closure

The right scaffold can improve deteriorating eyesight. If a heart valve stops working, it’s usually replaced. One made from animal tissue might only last...

Minimising mix

Waste from breweries is a breeding ground for sustainable livestock feed. But the methane produced by these animals during the digestive process has a...

Breaking news

Third degree burns can be treated with lasers. Now a Texas-based research team has discovered that near-infrared light has an important role to play...

Timely connection

Bears can teach us about blood sugar levels. If our blood sugar - or blood pressure - is too high, it can lead to...

Brushing up acceptance

Skin cancer can be treated with a special soap. Peanut allergies are a serious business, too, and a New York-based researcher has been investigating...

Clean healing

A special bra can help detect early-stage breast cancer. When it comes to skin cancer, early detection is equally vital. In large parts of...

Mineral protection

A self-dissolving electrode can close open wounds. Plasters with pain-free microneedles do the same. Antibiotics inside them aim to prevent inflammation - but some...

Resilient removal

Wood can replace window glass when its biopolymer lignin is removed. Now, a US research team has discovered that the same polymer can be...

Effective substitute

Those looking to change their diets can turn to seaweed or cream alternatives. But rich food causes more than just bloating or queasiness. In...

Binding reaction

Sawdust can be 3D printed into kitchen utensils or cars parts. Now, a Canada-based research team has found a new use for the waste...

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