News tagged with blood clotting

Super sticky barnacle glue cures like blood clots

Barnacles are a big problem for boats. Adhering to the undersides of vessels, carpets of the crustaceans can increase fuel consumption by as much as 25%. Ship owners would love to know how to stop these hitchhikers gluing ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Biochemistry
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'Chair disease' -- give it a rest

Where are you right now? Lounging on an overstuffed couch with the newspaper and a cup of coffee? Sitting on a kitchen chair taking in the news online? Well, I hope you're sitting down for this bit of news. (Or maybe you ...

dateApr 10, 2009 in Health
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Students take clot-buster for a spin

( —In the hands of some Rice University senior engineering students, a fishing rod is more than what it seems. For them, it's a way to help destroy blood clots that threaten lives.

dateApr 21, 2014 in Engineering
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Test one's blood with the screen of a cellphone

( —Using the properties of a smartphone screen to perform blood tests: the device developed by Qloudlab allows at-home analysis in less than a minute. The expanded diagnostics will be used to help people undergoing ...

dateMar 17, 2014 in Engineering
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