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New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers A bioinspired technology enables machine-free droplet manipulation for potential rapid diagnostic urine testing for kidney stone patients. Credit: provided by Pak Kin Wong, Penn State An improved urine-testing system for …

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    Belgian llama holds key to possible corona treatment

    Handout photo from the VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology showing a 4-year-old llama called Winter (left) who may be abl

    Belgian llama holds key to possible corona treatment Belgian llama holds key to possible corona treatment Handout photo from the VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology showing a 4-year-old llama called Winter (left) who may be able to provide an antibody to help tame the coronavirus pandemic, and doctoral researcher Dorien …

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      India holds one-day curfew to test coronavirus defences

      India holds one-day curfew to test coronavirus defences 2

      Millions of Indians went into lockdown Sunday as the country brought most of its vast railway network to a halt in a bid to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Most domestic flights were grounded and shops shut their doors for the 14-hour curfew that is designed to test …

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        New handheld bioprinter holds promise for treating serious burns

        New handheld bioprinter holds promise for treating serious burns 3

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers in Canada have successfully trialled a new handheld 3-D skin printer, which treats severe burns by ‘printing’ new skins cells directly onto a wound. Although the new system is in the early stages of development, it may eventually provide a way to …

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          Brain stimulation holds huge promise, but is critically under-regulated

          Brain stimulation holds huge promise, but is critically under-regulated 7

          Neurostimulation is rife with potential and pitfalls. Credit: Metamorworks/Shutterstock This year, a Chinese patient known only as Mr Yan became a medical pioneer. He agreed to have electrodes surgically inserted into his brain, allowing his surgeon, by touching the screen of a simple tablet computer, to change the emotions that …

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            Higher education holds key to more age-friendly society, publication says

            Higher education holds key to more age-friendly society, publication says 8

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain The age-friendly movement is an ideal means of embracing demographic shifts in higher education and society at large, according to the latest issue in the What’s Hot newsletter series from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), titled “Higher Education and Aging: The Age-Friendly Movement—Building a Case …

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