Ophthalmology

A new device for early diagnosis of degenerative eye disorders

Researchers at an EPFL lab have developed an ophthalmological device that can be used to diagnose some degenerative eye disorders long before the onset of the first symptoms. In early clinical trials, the prototype was shown ...

Biomedical technology

New biochip technology for pharma research

In pharmaceutical research, small tissue spheres are used as mini-organ models for reproducible tests. TU Wien has found a way to develop a reliable standard for these tissue samples.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Innovative blood test based on infrared light

The molecular composition of the blood provides information regarding one's state of health, and may be compared to an individual fingerprint. In principle, changes in the constituents of blood can serve as early signs of ...

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