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Doctors invent new way to 3D print inside the body

Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Duke University claim to have created a novel method for 3D printing within the human body by using ultrasonic waves to irradiate an injectable biocompatible ink. The team’s study expands on a previously created photo-sensitive ink that hardens when exposed to light beams, as described in a recent publication published in the journal Science. This...

New genetic treatment successfully lets deaf children hear

According to MIT Technology Review, researchers in China say that by giving deaf youngsters a revolutionary genetic therapy, they were able to restore their hearing in a ground-breaking trial. In an experiment that they claim has restored hearing in four of the five children who received the treatment, the scientists altered a benign virus by inserting new genetic code into it. The resulting...

Diabetes and heart disease risk are lowered by mushrooms and LSD use

Researchers appear to have discovered a benefit to psychedelic use: a lower chance of heart disease and diabetes. After examining ten years’ worth of data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, a team of scientists discovered an unexpected trend: those who reported having tried psychedelics at least once in their lives had a lower chance of getting either condition over the course...

According to Harvard, anyone can rename it’s medical school for $1 billion

Is there a billion bucks dwindling in your pocket? Harvard has the solution.According to The Crimson, the student newspaper at Harvard, The Harvard Corporation, which bills itself as the “oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere,” has listed the naming rights to Harvard Medical School for sale. The organization is requesting a small, unrestricted donation of $1 billion in exchange...

The role of biotechnology in healthcare and medicine

Biotechnology has revolutionized healthcare and medicine, allowing for the development of new treatments and therapies. From gene therapy to personalized medicine, biotechnology has enabled the development of more effective and efficient treatments, improving patient outcomes and quality of life.

A startup wants to manufacture drugs in space using robots

Microgravity might hold the key to developing novel pharmaceuticals. With its robot-run orbital pharmaceutical lab, a business co-founded by a SpaceX veteran wants to kickstart the future of space manufacturing. The major advantage of Varda’s strategy, according to Bloomberg in a feature of the Los Angeles-based Varda Space Industries, is that atoms and molecules behave differently under...

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