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Smart Contact Lens Doubles as Blood-Sugar Monitor

Smart Contact Lens Doubles as Blood-Sugar Monitor

Biophlox Admin 11/02/2018 4
Scientists have designed a smart contact lens to measure the wearer’s blood sugar without using a needle. So far, the needle-less prototype has only been tested in rabbits — and it’s not clear if it’s even possible to accurately monitor blood sugar u...
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Stick-on Biosensor Monitors Blood Sugar-No Needle Necessary

Stick-on Biosensor Monitors Blood Sugar-No Needle Necessary

Biophlox Admin 06/01/2018 0
People with diabetes either have to prick their fingers and draw blood or wear a monitor with a tiny tube inserted into their skin to continuously measure glucose in the fluid between cells. A new biosensor described in a paper published Wednesday in...
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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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