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Microsoft’s Glasses Monitor Blood Pressure

Microsoft’s Glasses Monitor Blood Pressure

Biophlox Admin 31/08/2018 1
In the past, number of attempts have been tried to accurately measure blood pressure, but the upper-arm cuff remains the standard used in hospitals, clinics, and by patients at home. People that require frequent daily checks of their blood pressure k...
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New Wearable Sensor Detects Stress Hormone in Sweat

New Wearable Sensor Detects Stress Hormone in Sweat

Biophlox Admin 07/08/2018 1
A paper from Stanford University has outlined a wearable sweat sensor, which measures the ingredients of your perspiration. It’s a stretchy patch that can measure cortisol from within your sweat. Levels of cortisol can indicate the proper functioning...
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This Smart Watch Detects Cardiac Arrest - Summons Help

This Smart Watch Detects Cardiac Arrest - Summons Help

Biophlox Admin 21/07/2018 3
There are already plenty of smartwatches that allow fitness-conscious users to monitor their heart rate. The iBeat Heart Watch also tracks heart rates, but it can additionally summon help if it detects that something is wrong. Equipped with optical s...
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What Is Superblood, and Why Do I Want It?

What Is Superblood, and Why Do I Want It?

Biophlox Admin 11/04/2018 2
Startup biotech company Rubius Therapeutics wants to use red blood cells to replace missing enzymes and ultimately treat rare diseases and conditions like cancer. So far, the company has raised $220 million to fund their developments. It may be some ...
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New way to make bacteria glow could simplify TB screening

New way to make bacteria glow could simplify TB screening

Biophlox Admin 24/03/2018 0
A new molecule that reveals active tuberculosis bacteria in coughed-up mucus and saliva could simplify TB diagnoses and speed up tests for detecting strains of the disease that are resistant to drugs. This synthetic molecule is a modified version of ...
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Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions

Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions

Biophlox Admin 10/03/2016 0
The CRISPR-Cas9 tool makes genetic engineering cheap and easy, making it a powerful tool that has the potential to be abused. Video provided by NewsyT...
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