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Life Science

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

Elevating removal

Internal wounds could be closed by a robot with an integrated 3D-printer. Sometimes, however, a blood transfusion is required. Here, blood type and Rh...

Uniform reuse

Beer can be brewed from industrial wastewater. Now a research team from Singapore is using the wastewater from soybean production to create sustainable feed...

Long-term relief

Vaccination patches could be printed locally. Now, a long-term study is offering hope to those who suffer from bacterial urinary infections. Over a 9-year...

Constant source

Innovative pacemakers imitate our respiratory patterns. But most device batteries still need replacing. Enter a research team from China which has hit upon an...

Releasable contact

Self-dissolving medical aids can heal external wounds or restore defective heart valves. Now, using the body’s natural mechanisms, a Canadian-based research team has developed...

Salving shells

Pullovers from oyster shells are no sailor’s yarn. Mussels can also be a useful medical aid as a South Korean research team has proved...

Exemplary comparison

The sound of cats purring - also from the internet - can bring inner peace. So too a walk with "man’s best friend" -...

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...

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