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Nintendo has reportedly begun rolling out Switch units with at least one of the Nvidia Tegra chip security exploits patched out. ...
Dental resin composites may be used to fill cavities in teeth, but when it comes to surgically fixing broken bones, metal plates and screws are still standard. That may not be the case for much longer, though, if a new dental-inspired adhesive bone patch enters use... Continue Reading Light-cured bone patch may replace plates and screws Category: Medical Tags: Bones I
We've already heard about a probiotic pill, an Alzheimer's-treatment drug and a mineral-replacing toothpaste that could treat or even prevent cavities. Now, scientists at the University of Washington have developed a natural product of their own that may do the job...Continue Reading Peptide toothpaste could one day patch up cavitiesCategory: Health & WellbeingTags: Cavity Dent
For millions of diabetics, performing finger-prick blood tests to monitor blood glucose levels is an unpleasant part of daily life. If a new glucose-monitoring adhesive skin patch reaches commercialization, however, such jabs may become a thing of the past...Continue Reading Glucose-monitoring patch could mean no more finger-pricking for diabeticsCategory: Health & WellbeingTags: Bloo
Regular ultrasound probes have flat bases, which means they only work best when scanning objects that have similarly-flat surfaces. So, what happens if you want to inspect something that's curved or otherwise "irregular" in shape? Well, that's where a new ultrasound patch comes in...Continue Reading Designers of ultrasound patch know the world isn't flatCategory: ScienceTags: Flexible
For better or for worse, science is revealing more and more about the huge amount of plastic we're pouring into the ocean. New research has shown that its most tangible manifestation, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP), is a whole lot larger than we thought, with the bigger pieces forming a substantial piece of the pie...Continue Reading Great Pacific Garbage Patch might be 16 times bigge
Blizzard has released a new major patch for Warcraft III more than 15 years after the popular strategy title first hit shelves.  ...
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a new stem-cell-based treatment for strokes. When tested in animal models, the technique was found to reduce brain damage and help the brain heal itself faster, and the results have been promising enough that human clinical trials may follow as soon as next year...Continue Reading Stem cells help patch up brain damage in stroke victimsCa
In the past few years, we've seen microneedle-equipped skin patches being designed for everything from pain-free vaccinations to insulin delivery to targeted fat-burning. Now, scientists from Queen's University Belfast are developing a patch that they believe could slow the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria...Continue Reading Skin patch could thwart antibiotic resistanceCategory: M
There are already skin patches that help people quit smoking … could patches that help them lose weight be far behind? Well, thanks to research being conducted at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, the things already exist – for mice, at least...Continue Reading Skin patch puts the burn on body fatCategory: Health & WellbeingTags: Brown fat Microneedles is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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