Google[x] Reveals Nano Pill To Seek Out Cancerous Cells

October 29, 2014 Leave a comment

Detecting cancer could be as easy as popping a pill in the near future.

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Telemedicine Market Set To Explode

October 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Over the next five years, experts expect the global market for telemedicine technology to grow to over $43 billion. “Global Markets for Telemedicine Technolgies,” a BCC Research report, estimates the global market for telemedicine technology will grow to $43 billion by 2019.

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Detecting Ebola with a Piece of Paper

October 28, 2014 Leave a comment

James Collins, a synthetic biologist at Boston University, says he’s been able to print the ingredients for simple DNA experiments on paper, freeze dry them, and use them as much as a year later. It could lead to cheap diagnostic tests for viruses like Ebola.

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First of its kind blood vessel implant performed at Duke

October 27, 2014 Leave a comment

In a first-of-its-kind operation in the United States, a team of surgeons at Duke University Hospital helped create a bioengineered blood vessel and implanted it into the arm of a kidney dialysis patient. The procedure, part of a U.S. clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of the blood

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Telcare raises $32.5 million for cellular-enabled glucose meter, to expand to related conditions

October 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Bethesda, Maryland-based cellular-enabled blood glucose meter company Telcare has raised $32.5 million led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Mosaic Health Solutions and existing backers The Qualcomm Life Fund and Sequoia Capital.

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Quantum Robotics will Create Artificial Intelligence ‘Capable of Creativity’

October 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Quantum computing will open up a new field of robotics able to learn and carry out complex creative tasks, according to researchers.

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‘Giant leap’ to type 1 diabetes cure

October 11, 2014 Leave a comment

The hunt for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a “tremendous step forward”, scientists have said. The disease is caused by the immune system destroying the cells that control blood sugar levels.

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