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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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    Severe silicosis found among fabricators of engineered quartz stone

    Severe silicosis found among fabricators of engineered quartz stone 1

    Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Engineered stone, made of ground quartz and resin, has become a tremendously popular material for kitchen countertops due to its durability, low maintenance and customizable colors and patterns. Workers who form, shape, cut and polish the material, however, appear to be at significant …

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