4D Ultrasound Scan: What’s New?

Every woman gets an ultrasound scan of her baby at least once during her pregnancy. Through an ultrasound, moms-to-be can take a look at their baby even before it comes out. At the same time, it helps doctors identify any problems in the developing fetus. The ultrasound technology has been around for decades. But it was not until recently that a newer version has arrived which made a lot of

Medical Stickers to Replace Medicines for Heart Patients and Athletes

Surgeries relating to the heart require grave attention, and recovering after a major surgery remains a matter of apprehension for the patients. A research conducted at Purdue University has found that a simple medical stickers could solve a lot of problems of patients who undergo heart surgeries. The findings of the research conducted by a team of researchers and experts at the University were published in ACS Advanced Materials and

Strong Ion Gels Could Revolutionise the Electronics Sector

The electronics industry is witnessing new developments each day which has upped the game of commercialisation within the industry. In a similar feat, a team of scientists and researchers at Japan’s Yokohama National University, in collaboration with the University of Tokyo, have developed an ion gel that exhibits self-healing properties in extreme environments and temperatures. This property of ion gels is expected to come in handy during the manufacture of

Solar-Absorption Varies According to Regional Climates

Several research and development initiatives with regards to optimization of solar energy have offset across the world. In this, researchers have been studying the capacity of atmospheric methane gas to absorb solar energy, and they discovered a new phenomenon with regards to this solar-absorption. The researchers conclude that the amount of solar-absorption by methane in desert regions such as the Arabian Peninsula and Sahara Desert was almost 10 times larger

Rapid-Sensing Device to Detect Eye Injuries Immediately

Eye Injuries and trauma becomes a reason for complete or partial blindness in a number of individuals, and there have been several efforts to diagnose, detect, and treat the problems that arise from such traumas. Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a method of quickly detecting injuries caused to the eye by means of a gel that contains gold particles. Ascorbic acid is present in tears that drop