A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.
In what could be a boon in the fight against HIV, a new study of 402 people in an ER reveals that the untrained can administer HIV tests as well as health care workers.
Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.
A patch comprising hundreds of microscopic needles could allow laypeople to self-administer vaccines and then simply watch the patch dissolve, according to researchers at Georgia Tech.
Eldercare service providers contemplate using technology to help them administer care and change their business models.
Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing in guinea pigs.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.
Research shows most men don't like to let their minds wander. They need to be doing something -- even something horrible.
Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.
Researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have developed a new kind of breathalyser that detects a lot more than just alcohol on your breath.