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Robotic Skin
Researchers have developed a robotic skin which can interpret touch -pressure, cold & heat. Advancements in software & hardware, will eventually mean that the capabilities of robot skin will outstrip that of human skin. Just think what that might mean for the next advancement in prosthetics! https://www.zdnet.com/article/making-skin-for-robots-is-hard-but-success-could-bring-huge-benefits-for-humans-too/
10 May 2021 by Kylie Hargrea...

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Forensic DNA preservation method best for gut microbiome samples
Australia's Microba Life Sciences have demonstrated the superiority of their faecal sample preservation method against others, finding a method designed for preserving forensic DNA outperformed other commonly used faecal preservation methods. The study showed the importance of rigorously evaluating faecal preservation methods to avoid chasing false leads or missing key biomarkers. | https://microba.com/announcements/forensic-dna-preservation-method-best-for-gut-microbiome-samples/
10 May 2021 by Mel Raassina

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World first blood test to detect cancer
Tzar Labs, a molecular diagnostic company in coordination with the Mumbai-based Epigeneres Biotechnology, has claimed to have deve
8 May 2021 by Lynn Wood

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Tiny wireless implant to measure oxygen
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements
24 April 2021 by Lynn Wood

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Get the Best Light Housing Services for Seniors
Get in touch with the professionals at Big Hearts Home Care and receive the best light housing services for seniors. Our staff is not only well trained but is highly qualified too. Ensuring top notch services and best patient care, we are a reliable company. https://www.bigheartshomecare.ca/services/housekeeping/
22 April 2021 by bigheartshome...

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Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist
While the use of gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun. Four years ago, Michael Heinrich was riding his motorcycle on the University of Michigan campus when a rotted tree fell on him and snapped his neck, causing him to permanently lose the use of the lower half of his body. He spent weeks in intensive care and then went to inpatient rehabilitation for more than two months...For this NY Times article, visit the IsraelTrade.org.au website:https://israeltrade.org.au/2021/04/22/meet-virtual-reality-your-new-physical-therapist/or direct: 
22 April 2021 by Jeremy Ungar