In the U.S., someone suffers a heart attack every 34 seconds—their heart is starved of oxygen and suffers irreparable damage. Engineering new heart tissue in the laboratory that could eventually be implanted into patients ...
(Phys.org) —The alien world of aquatic micro-organisms just got new residents: synthetic self-propelled swimming bio-bots.
The next time you take Fluffy in for surgery, the veterinarian may be able to monitor her post-op progress from a smartphone.
French fashion is getting smarter with the help of fabric woven with micro-sensors that can reveal when someone is weary or unwell.
Qi Zhang sees himself as a warrior. In his lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he wages war on genetic diseases such as cancer and heart disease on a battlefield measured with single atoms.
Korean electronics maker LG is jumping into the wearable fitness market.
A UT Arlington chemist doing National Science Foundation-funded research on enzymes that regulate human biology has uncovered characteristics that could be used to identify predisposition to conditions such as heart disease, ...
In research published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B scientists have found that the acrobatic courtship displays of male golden-collared manakins are less energetically costly than they appear.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new technology that could dramatically reduce the number of open-heart surgeries for people with pacemakers.