Tuesday, October 20, 2020
A young biotech company is racing to make Covid-19 tests--and results--available on demand. San Francisco-based startup Mammoth Biosciences is developing an at-home test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The test can determine in 20 minutes whether someone is carrying the virus, thanks...
Marketers are full of buzzwords, particularly when talking about innovation. Even the term “innovation” is a cliché in danger of losing its meaning. In talking about innovation, it’s easy to get lost in the “strategery” and lose sight of the...
This video shows the UK's "first amphibious house" by Baca Architects, which is located on the banks of the River Thames in Marlow, Buckinghamshire and has just been completed. Baca Architect's Richard Coutts and Robert Barker designed Formosa for...
Surrounded by farmland and with a population of under 10,000 people, the Norwegian town of Brumunddal might seem like an unlikely setting for a record-breaking high-rise. But soaring above the neighboring Mjøsa lake, more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) north...
For a majority of the U.S. population, cloth masks and N95 respirators are foreign accessories. Strapping them on for the very first time amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic can be an uncomfortable experience. In some cases, wearing the masks...
As COVID-19 continues to push unprecedented challenges on medical communities, one of the most pressing threats for hospital staff across the country is a dwindling supply of ventilators. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
It’s hard to think of a symbol of COVID-19 more fraught than the N95 respirator. The mask fits tightly around the face and is capable of filtering 95% of airborne particles, such as viruses, from the air, which other...
University College London engineers worked with clinicians at UCLH and Mercedes Formula One to build the device, which delivers oxygen to the lungs without needing a ventilator. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices are already used in hospitals but are...

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