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‘Paper Machine’ to Replace Traditional Diagnostics Under Controlled Temperatures: study

A new portable “paper machine” can detect cancer and infectious diseases besides identifying some gnetics disorders and it costs just $2 or Rs.120, thanks to George Whitesides from Harvard University and his colleagues who invented it. The paper machine integrates paper microfluidices in a multi-layer structure to give diagnostic results at a highly reduced cost, virtually eliminating the need for ...

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Meet Krtin Nithiyanandam, Indian boy behind new test to detect Alzheimer’s early

Indian boy in Britain has developed a simple test to detect Alzheimer’s disease, which hinders memory and cognition features in brain as people age. The device will detect the first symptom of Alzheimer’s will 10 years in advance. Krtin Nithiyanandam, 15, from Epsom, Surrey, has developed a ‘trojan horse’ anti-body that can enter the brain and get itself attached to ...

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Singapore Researchers Develop New Antibody to Flu, Pneumonia

Scientists from NTU Singapore have developed an antibody which boosts the survival chances for patients suffering from influenza and pneumonia and now working on developing a diagnostic kit to accurately track the recovery. The patent-pending antibody has been given in license to two biotech multi-national corporations, Abcam based in the United Kingdom and Adipogen International based in the United States. This new ...

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New Non-Invasive MRI Scan to Detect Alzheimer’s Early Developed

Scientists have developed a new non-invasive MRI-based scanning method to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, that was not possible in the traditional imaging method, raising hope that drug makers can now focus on treating the disease at its early stage. The new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology can detect the amyloid beta brain toxins responsible for onset of the disease as ...

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Smartphones Detect Cosmic Rays, Potential Use in Nuclear Warfare?

Scientists have confirmed that a smartphone can detect very high-energy cosmic rays that hit the Earth from space, unfolding huge potential that can be tapped for use in case of a nuclear attack or leak that was witnessed in Japan in 2011 after tsunami. Researchers from University of California have tested that a smartphone camera can detect high energy photons ...

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Tattoo-like ‘electronic skin’ wear detects heart attacks, epilepsy, skin dehydration

Here is a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can detect heart attacks, Parkinson’s disease or epilepsy attacks, store your body information and deliver medicine to your body, besides collecting patient health, treatment and monitoring at one time. Researchers in the US have created an ‘electronic skin’ that can store and transmit data about a person’s movements, receive diagnostic information and ...

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