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“infectious diseases”

Jan 13, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
Superhydrophillic nanoparticles coat condoms to trap water and make them more resilient and easier to use.
Sep 6, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Researchers develop a flu vaccine patch that not only takes away the sting, but can be self-administered. Continue reading →
Sep 4, 2013 12:40 PM ET // Nic Halverson
The ABC syringe uses an intelligent ink that turns red when exposed to carbon dioxide, alerting doctors of potential contamination. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
To better understand a strain of avian flu, researchers want to genetically modify it, potentially making it more dangerous.
Feb 29, 2012 12:35 PM ET // Nic Halverson
QR-coded condoms link to a website so you can map where you had sex.
Mar 20, 2012 04:05 PM ET // Jesse Emspak
Genes are removed from viruses so they don't harm patients, but slow the growth of cancer cells and even kill them.
Apr 18, 2012 06:23 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Buckminsterfullerenes, also known as buckyballs, seem to have stalled aging in rats. Are humans next?
Apr 26, 2011 12:24 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Genetically engineered bacteria detect toxins or disease and turn on the appropriate indicator colors.
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