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  • A solar cell you can put in water

    A solar cell you can put in water

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Scientists from RIKEN and the University of Tokyo have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films. The cell can continue to provide electricity from sunlight even a...

    2017-09-19 03:12:19.0
  • Now a microchip to diagnose diseases and fix it

    Now a microchip to diagnose diseases and fix it

    Washington (ISJ) - Researchers at California Institute of Technology, Caltech have developed a prototype miniature medical device that could ultimately be used in "smart pills" to diagnose and treat diseases. A key to the new technology—and what make...

    2017-09-17 05:49:22.0
  • Engineers develop mobile app to measure heart health

    Engineers develop mobile app to measure heart health

    Washington (ISJ) - In a proof-of-concept clinical trial, engineers at Caltech, Huntington Medical Research Institute, and University of Southern California have demonstrated that the camera on your smartphone can noninvasively provide detailed inform...

    2017-09-09 05:35:40.0
  • Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    An Indian startup company has developed a low-cost battery-operated, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing. Sohum is a unique device, which uses brainstem auditory evoked response to check for hearing response in a newborn. The technology is...

    2017-07-17 14:17:00.0
  • Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart - to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The silicon heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by Wendelin ...

    2017-07-14 02:59:28.0
  • IITM team develops trainer robot for medical colleges

    IITM team develops trainer robot for medical colleges

    Just like industrial robots that are increasingly becoming common on factory floors, surgical robots are making their presence felt in hospitals. However, prohibitive costs and lack of training facilities are hampering their faster rollout. A trainer...

    2017-07-06 12:52:30.0
  • IISc scientists develop accurate diagnostic tool for Malaria

    IISc scientists develop accurate diagnostic tool for Malaria

    Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that affects a large part of human population living in tropics and subtropics. Even though treatment for malaria is available, it continues to be a deadly disease causing an estimated 429,000 deaths worldwide in 2...

    2017-06-29 08:02:33.0
  • Indian scientist develops computer models to map brain disorders

    Indian scientist develops computer models to map brain disorders

    Applications include understanding cancer, drug designN B NairNew Delhi (ISJ Exclusive) ? A Computational Neuroscientist at the School of Biotechnology of Amrita University in Kerala has developed a computer model to understand brain disorders. Besid...

    2016-04-09 05:10:08.0
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