Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas

Scientists create spray-on bandages that could save lives in remote areas

Spray-on bandages could help protect wounds and deliver life-saving drugs in far-flung places where immediate medical care is not available, according to a new study.But now scientists have developed an electrospinning device with a smaller electric field that could safely deposit bandages onto skin, the study states.

Crowd-sourced data suggests restaurants’ gluten-free meals might include gluten

Crowd-sourced data suggests restaurants’ gluten-free meals might include gluten

In addition, researchers found that about one-third of supposedly gluten-free foods had detectable gluten—but that might be due to cross-contamination, said lead author Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl, who practices at the Celiac Disease Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and is an assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.

Tiny UV sensor marks big breakthrough in fight against sunburn and skin cancer, scientists claim

Tiny UV sensor marks big breakthrough in fight against sunburn and skin cancer, scientists claim

At the moment, UV monitoring devices tend to have issues such as limited battery life, leading them to see little use in the technology industry and among people. It can even monitor three different wavelengths of light, allowing for researchers to separate the different kinds of exposure.

Your Vision and Books Versus Kindles Versus Computers

Your Vision and Books Versus Kindles Versus Computers

While tablets with LCD screens are touted as being great devices for reading, the reality is that there’s some evidence that video display terminals can damage eyesight and even lead to a condition called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). https://www.webmd.com/eye-health/computer-vision-syndrome#1