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Self-Repairing Fabric Says: “So Long, Sewing!”

Pennsylvania State University researchers used bacteria and yeast to develop a biodegradable liquid that can easily allow torn fabric to bind to itself.

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The “Good Virus” in Your Gut

We all know that bacteria live in our guts, but it turns out that there are also viruses in there that improve digestion.

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Paraplegics Walk Again

After training for 12 months, some patients were able to walk again thanks to a robotic exoskeleton.

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Self-driving car saves man with pulmonary embolism

Joshua Neally’s car drove him 20 miles to the hospital after he experienced a pulmonary embolism, possibly saving his life.

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Smart Sutures Will Really Know How to Get Under Your Skin

Engineers have created sutures that can detect certain properties like temperature and blood glucose levels.

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Picture This!

Researchers at Columbia University's Computer Vision Lab are looking at things a bit differently: they see a future of self-powered cameras with flexible lenses.

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A Drop of Blood to Detect Disease

Chemists at The Ohio State University are working on perfecting a disease-detecting blood test that requires only a single drop of blood.

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Medical Lab on Demand

A new startup seeks to make getting blood drawn for medical tests comparable to ordering a pizza or an Uber.

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