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Water Assisted Liposuction: Body-Jet

Beauty is appreciated by everyone, and it is good to feel beautiful and to look beautiful. But it is also true that, with age, aging and its signs are visible, and one cannot rewind the clock. With time, we grace the aging and its signs, and we expect to do …

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High-definition Prosthesis to Treat Blindness

Scientists at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) have recently developed high-resolution brain implants to stimulate shape perception in monkeys, demonstrating the possibility of restoring functional, life-enhancing vision in the blind, a new study reports. This is, however, not the first time visual prosthesis was used to generate artificial vision. …

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Breathalyzer detects COVID-19 in 60 seconds

A Singapore company has developed a breathalyzer test that can detect COVID-19 within a minute. The breath test, which uses in-built machine learning algorithms, claims to have achieved more than 90 per cent accuracy (with sensitivity of 93 percent and specificity of 95 percent) in a pilot clinical trial involving …

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Faster and affordable alternatives to RT-PCR

Many biotech companies and researchers have developed new testing methods to detect SARS-CoV-2 in order to cut backlogs and increase the accessibility of testing. At the moment, nucleic acid amplification testing (PCR/RT-PCR) is the most widely used platform to detect SARS-CoV-2. It is a gold standard test with high levels …

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