Silver can make antibiotics more effective

Tiny amounts of silver added to antibiotics could make them 10 to 1,000 times more effective and enable them to fight drug-resistant infections, a new study has claimed.

3D-printed tiny batteries developed

US researchers announced they have successfully used the three-dimensional (3D) printing technique to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand.

$ 70 million `organ chips` could recreate the human body

American scientists are developing computer chips to mimic the human organs to be used for drug development and prevent the death of thousands of laboratory animals.