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Light and nanotechnology prevent bacterial infections on medical implants

Invented approximately 50 years ago, surgical medical meshes have become key elements in the recovery procedures of damaged-tissue surgeries, the most common being hernia repair. When implanted ...

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New 3-D-printed technology lowers cost of common medical test

A desire for a simpler, cheaper way to do common laboratory tests for medical diagnoses and to avoid "washing the dishes" led University of Connecticut researchers to develop a new technology ...

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Progress in hunt for unknown compounds in drinking water

When we drink a glass of water, we ingest an unknown amount of by-products that are formed in the treatment process. And we don't know what many of them are. However using advanced technology, ...

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3-D-printed device detects biomarkers of preterm birth

Preterm birth (PTB)defined as birth before the 37th week of gestationis the leading complication of pregnancy. If doctors had a simple, accurate and inexpensive way to identify women at risk ...

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US water utilities and states want data on PFAS production and use

Information would help pinpoint where this pollution is coming from

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Some of our foods contain nano particlesshould we be worried?

We choose to spend money on household items based on how they look, feel and taste, and how we think they might make our lives better.

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A better understanding of the von Willebrand Factor's A2 domain

Under normal, healthy circulatory conditions, the von Willebrand Factor (vWF) keeps to itself. The large and mysterious multimeric glycoprotein moves through the blood, balled up tightly, its ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Medical Xpress

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Staying in shape: MBL microscopy helps reveal how bacteria grow long, not wide

The slender, rod-shaped Bacillus subtilis is one of the best-studied bacteria in the world, a go-to system for exploring and understanding how bacteria grow, replicate and divide. One of its ...

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How plant viruses can be used to ward off pests and keep plants healthy

Imagine a technology that could target pesticides to treat specific spots deep within the soil, making them more effective at controlling infestations while limiting their toxicity to the environment.

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June's SLAS Technology Special Collection on Sample Management Now Available

The June issue of SLAS Technology features the article, "Next Generation Compound Delivery to Support Miniaturized Biology," which focuses on the challenges of changing the established screening ...

Mon 20 May 19 from Newswise

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