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Purdue researchers, led by Luis Solorio, have developed a 3D-written model that created a lifelike cancer environment to better predict how drugs interact with metastasized cells. Findings were published in Advanced Materials.

International researchers have developed a computer tool capable of proving a 3D view of genes, proteins and metabolites for improved insight into drug reactions. Findings were published in Nature Biotechnology.

Researchers from the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada have developed a wearable sensor for improved monitoring and interrupting of human motion with the aim of improving wearable technology for muscle movement, heart rate and biological signals. Findings were published in Journal of Sensors and Actuators A: Physical.

Scientists from NUST MISIS have developed “living bandages” created from nanofibers that are capable of accelerating the regeneration of damaged tissue. Findings are published in Applied Surface Science.

Scientists at Imperial College London have developed and tested an organ-on-a-chip showing how pathogens like hepatitis B interact with artificial human organs. Findings were published in Nature Communications.


Recent Headlines

Video game improves balance in children with autism

A video game that promotes balance by instructing users to hold poses could help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Machine learning could improve clinical trials of stroke treatments

The incorporation of machine learning in clinical trials could improve research of effective drug treatments in the brain. It could also provide information on drug side-effects previously missed by conventional statistical tests, according to a study published in Brain.

Online platform improved mental health in mood, anxiety disorder patients

Accessing an online cognitive behavioral therapy (CCBT) program could improve the quality of life of patients with mood and anxiety disorders, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.

Lupus patients endorse assessment tool as valuable to clinical care

Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have found patients with lupus endorse the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) as relevant and useful in improving clinical care.

Harvard researchers develop predictive model for cirrhosis outcomes

Researchers from Harvard have developed a predictive model, called MELD-Plus, capable of identifying patients at high-risk for developing negative outcomes following a hospital admission for cirrhosis. Findings were published in PLOS One.

Machine learning can predict individuals at risk of suicide

Analyzing brain patterns with machine learning could predict people at risk of suicide, according to a study published in Nature Human Behavior.

Paraplegics use virtual reality to reduce phantom pain

Scientists at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland have demonstrated that phantom body pain in paraplegic patients could be reduced by creating a bodily illusion using virtual reality (VR), according to a study published Neurology.

AI monitors, determines age of preterm infant brain

Researchers from the University of Helsinki and the Helsinki University Hospital have developed artificial intelligence (AI) software capable of measuring EEG signals in preterm infants to estimate the brain's functional maturity, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

AI endoscopic system IDs colorectal polyps

Researchers have developed an endoscopic system, powered by artificial intelligence (AI), capable of identifying colorectal adenomas during a colonoscopy. Findings are set to be presented at the 25th UEG Week in Barcelona.

Smart nanoparticles regulate body temperature, treat cancer

Scientist from the University of Surrey in the U.K. and China's Dalian University of Technology have developed smart nanoparticles capable of killing cancer cells and self-regulating heat to protect healthy tissue, according to a study published in Nanoscale.