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HIV stigma: Soon, 'Super Condom' may save you from AIDS

Now, a non-latex condom which contains antioxidants and can kill the deadly virus even after breaking.

Dec 16, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

New bandage senses temperature, delivers medicine

Engineers have designed a sticking bandage that releases medicine in response to changes in skin temperature.

Dec 08, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

Brown fat implants can reduce weight gain

 US scientists have developed a novel way of injecting energy-burning "good" fat that can help reduce weight gain and lower blood-glucose levels.

Aug 20, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Injectable gel to treat knee injuries

A US orthopedics research team is developing an injectable gel that encourages self-healing of damaged tissues after a knee-injury.

Apr 29, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

New nanogel to deliver multiple drugs

Scientists have designed a new type of self-healing hydrogel that could be injected through a syringe. It can be used in killing tumours, among other applications.

Feb 20, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Now, continuous glucose monitoring meter that changes color when level fluctuates

Scientists have developed a continuous glucose-monitoring system that changes color when glucose levels rise.

Aug 27, 2014, 11:30 AM IST

Now, hydrogel that degrades as new bone tissue forms

Researchers have created a hydrogel which can be injected into patients to induce bone regeneration and quickly degrades when new tissue forms and matures.

May 08, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Need different types of tissue? Just print them!

Scientists have successfully developed suitable `bio-inks` for production of artificial tissues.

Oct 26, 2013, 15:21 PM IST

Artificial blood cells breakthrough

Scientists have created jelly-like synthetic particles which mimic some key properties of RBCs.

Jan 11, 2011, 21:18 PM IST

Artificial blood cells breakthrough

Scientists have created jelly-like synthetic particles which mimic some key properties of RBCs.

Jan 11, 2011, 00:00 AM IST