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Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.
The free iOS app Epocrates Bugs + Drugs uses aggregated electronic health record data and geotagging to help users see superbug prevalence as well as sensitivity to drugs.
A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.
Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.
Soft robotics, typically inspired by octopuses, starfish, and squid, could get a boon from plants thanks to a new hydrogel out of Berkeley.
Closed-loop implantable devices can control seizures via small amounts of current, and new software could further fine-tune early detection, research shows.
A simple device could help researchers better observe how well different compounds fight the increasingly drug-resistant malaria parasite.
This summer, the Gates Foundation will present hygienic innovations developed through its Reinventing the Toilet Challenge.