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Scientists levitate liquid drops with sound waves

09/17/2012, You may have seen the levitation tricks performed in the magic shows. While that remains a part of popular fiction, scientists have also been apparently working on this front. And now, they have been able to levitate drops of liquid with the help of...

Nanorockets used to deliver drugs to the system

10/03/2011, What cooler way to deliver drugs (the good kind that saves lives) to your system than by shooting nanorockets through your body’s system? Not only is this supposedly a faster method of delivery, but will also be able to target specific areas of the body...

Doctors refuse to switch to electronic records

03/15/2011, According to a lengthy and detailed report from the Washington Post, it seems that despite the benefits and incentives an electronic health record system could bring to a hospital or clinic, doctors are refusing to let go of their pen and paper systems....

Drug dispensing robots increase hospital efficiency and accuracy

03/11/2011, One of the most important aspects of being a pharmacist is the ability to dish out accurate amounts of required medication. When you have hundreds of patients to deal with everyday, the job gets tiring, tedious and mistakes are bound to happen. But not at...

3D printers can be used to print artificial bones

03/11/2011, The Open3DP team at the University of Washington has managed to accomplish something extraordinary recently: they’ve successfully printed artificial bones with the use of a 3D printer. The main challenge the team faced was coming up with the...

Skin Gun to help treat burns

02/03/2011, The folks over at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh have come up with a “skin gun” that can help burn victims recover from horrible mishaps and accidents that they’ve been through. The skin gun works...

Vending machine spits out prescription drugs

08/16/2010, Looks like vending machines have just gotten another job responsibility in their portfolio – we’re looking at them delivering prescription drugs down the road. Take England for example – the country dispenses 886 million prescription...