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Distortion: Researchers discover new strategy for antibodies to disable viruses

It is widely understood that antibodies neutralize viruses by latching onto their surfaces and blocking them from infecting host cells. But new research reveals that this barrier method isn't the only way that antibodies disable viruses. An internati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 30th, 2021

Crypto scammers use fake "Amazon Token" website to trick victims

Researchers from Akamai Technologies (via ZDNet) highlighted the campaign. It begins with social media posts targeted at groups interested in all things crypto-related. Clicking on one of the posts' links directs to a fake website called "CNBC Decode.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 18 min. ago

Solving a crystal"s structure when you"ve only got powder

Crystals reveal the hidden geometry of molecules to the naked eye. Scientists use crystals to figure out the atomic structure of new materials, but many can't be grown large enough. Now, a team of researchers report a new technique in the January 19.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 18 min. ago

All Charges Dropped Against MIT Professor Accused of Hiding Ties to China

Remember that MIT professor accused of hiding the work he did for the Chinese government? (He was arrested for not disclosing it on federal grant applications, with a U.S. attorney announcing "It is not illegal to collaborate with foreign researchers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 18 min. ago

Hairy Nanocrystals Capture Chemo Drugs

Researchers at Penn State working with collaborators have developed a nanomaterial that can ‘mop up’ chemotherapeutics in the bloodstream, helping to reduce off-target effects. The technology is intended for use in situations where a chemotherape.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Optical Biopsy to Spot Tumors Among Healthy Tissue

Researchers at Orel State University in Russia have developed a biopsy system that can distinguish between healthy and cancerous tissue in many clinical cases. The device is designed to address the difficulties that clinicians may experience when try.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Magnetic-Plasmonic Hybrid Nanoparticles Isolate Lysosomes from Cells

Researchers at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method to isolate intact lysosomes from cells. The technique is rapid and produces samples of high purity. Lysosomes are the garbage-disposal organelles within a c.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Wearable Sensors Track Hand Use in Amputees

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have developed a system to track hand use in people with a hand prosthesis or patients who have undergone a hand transplant. The technology tracks movement in the hands and arms, and helps to monitor.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Protein Coating Protects Nanoparticles from Immune Attack

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have created a new coating for nanoparticles that can help to protect them from attacks by the immune system. The approach, which uses naturally occurring proteins that can inhibit the.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Shape-Shifting Microbot to Repair Bones

Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden and Okayama University in Japan developed a shape-shifting microrobot that can self-create a bone-like material under the right conditions. The electroactive material responds to low voltage electric cur.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Wearable Air Sampler to Assess SARS-CoV-2 Exposure

Researchers at Yale University created a wearable air sampler clip that can be worn on clothing and which can bind aerosols present in the environment. The clip can later be analyzed to determine the level of SARS-CoV-2 exposure while it was worn. Th.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Automatic Blood Smear Preparation for Reliable Malaria Diagnosis

Researchers at Cambridge and Bath universities in the UK, along with colleagues at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, have created two devices, called autohaem, that assist in creating blood smears, a common technique for diagnosing malaria. A.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Nanotherapy for Immunosuppression May Lead to Diabetes Treatment

Researchers at Northwestern University developed a nanoparticle delivery system for a common immunosuppressant drug that increases the potential of pancreatic islet transplantation as a viable long-term treatment for Type I diabetes. The technology t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

How Marine Wildlife can Coexist With Offshore Wind [Sponsored]

Harnessing the wind to blow back emissions is not without its own impacts, so researchers are developing technologies to co-exist with whales and other ocean-dwelling species. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Stealthy firmware bootkit leveraged by APT in targeted attacks

Kaspersky researchers have uncovered the third known case of a firmware bootkit in the wild. Dubbed MoonBounce, this malicious implant is hidden within Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware, an essential part of computers, in the SPI.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

MIT Is Working On An All-In-One Approach To Diabetes Treatment

MIT, Brigham, and Women's Hospital researchers are working to eliminate many of the headaches associated with treating diabetes. According to Engadget, "They're developing all-in-one devices that measure glucose, calculate the necessary insulin dose.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Supply Chain Attack Used Legitimate WordPress Add-Ons To Backdoor Sites

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Dozens of legitimate WordPress add-ons downloaded from their original sources have been found backdoored through a supply chain attack, researchers said. The backdoor has been found on "quite a f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Achieving a healthy immune system with TB-500

What does the TB-500 stand for? Scientists are scrambling to discover an immune system medicine due to the increasing need for a robust and healthy immune system. That’s exactly what TB-500, or Thymosin Beta 4, can achieve. Thymosin Beta 4 is a.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

A $400 cane that can see where you"re going — Future Blink

Stanford researchers built a self-navigating cane that scans the path ahead and directs its user to avoid obstacles......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Researchers developed a way to track your health through a face mask — Future Blink

Northwestern researchers created a monitoring device for face masks that pairs with an app and works like a Fitbit......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Swapping muscles for wires, this robot is learning to control a smile — Strictly Robots

In an effort to explore the relationship between humans and robots, researchers at Columbia University have developed a robot that can mirror human facial expressions. EVA has a 3D-printed skull and over 20 "muscles" it can use to display looks of an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022