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Nobody likes having blood samples drawn. What's more, such samples typically have to be analyzed in a lab before they're able to tell us anything. Now, however, scientists at the University of Cincinnati and the US Air Force Research Laboratory are developing a system in which a Band-Aid-like skin patch is able to gather and transmit medical data in almost real time, by analyzing the patient's sw
In 2010, Darek Fidyka was paralyzed from the chest down as a result of a knife attack that left an 8 mm gap in his spinal column. Now surgeons in Poland, working in collaboration with scientists in London, have given Fidyka the ability to walk again thanks to a new procedure using transplanted cells from his olfactory bulbs. .. Continue Reading Cell transplant enables paralyzed man to walk againS
located on a sloping site amongst a pine forest, residence is composed of three subtly shifting gable-roof volumes which orient themselves toward views of the valley below.The post NBJ architectes align three pavilions for house NB in france appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will next week open a remodelled exhibition wing, as the second and final phase of the major renovation by Spanish firm Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos (+ slideshow). (more...)
Users wail as tapcash transactions are duplicated Tim Cook's dream of bonking-to-pay global domination has taken a serious battering after customers using the new Apple Pay system were double charged.…
As the Internet of Things starts to take hold, we're seeing the emergence of gadgets equipped with all kinds of sensors to improve the world around us, from energy-saving climate control systems to smart locks for the front door. But have you ever thought about how sound might be measured and used to bring another level of automation? For the last two years, the Ear-IT project has been monitoring
the display presents the recent work of the dutch studio through models and movies of recent projects, including the 'library of birmingham' and the 'municipal offices and train station' in delft.The post a people’s palace exhibition by mecanoo opens in berlin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Dealing with highly infectious diseases like Ebola is often like a logic problem. Disinfecting rooms is hard enough, but what about protective suits? True, they greatly reduce the chances of infection, but getting them off can bring the risk straight back again if the suit isn't decontaminated first. Xenex has created protocols that conform to those of the US Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Last month Google shook up the Microsoft OneNote and Evernote dominated note-taking service with Google Keep allowing you to keep track of the things while on the go. Keep now has come up for desktop as a Chrome web app, keeping with its web app initiative. Just like Google Keep for Android and Keep in Google drive, [...]
Few diseases are as terrifying as Huntington's, an inherited genetic disorder that gradually saps away at sufferers' muscle control and cognitive capacity until they die (usually some 20 or so years after initial symptoms). But scientists at Washington University School of Medicine may have provided a new glimmer of hope by converting human skin cells (which are much more readily available than s is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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