New Facemask Detects COVID Virus

New Facemask Detects COVID Virus

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that we need rapid, accurate, and convenient ways to detect the spread of infection. Researchers at Harvard and MIT have worked together to create a wearable biosensor that can produce a result in just 90 minutes at room temperature...
Telehealth Now Makes Birth Control Widely Available

Telehealth Now Makes Birth Control Widely Available

Millions of women in the United States want contraception but can’t get it. With the addition of Delaware in May 2021, The Pill Club now offers people who menstruate virtual access to licensed providers who can prescribe birth control in 47 states, and discreet...
AI Now Predicts Where Drug Overdoses Are Most Likely

AI Now Predicts Where Drug Overdoses Are Most Likely

Predicting areas at risk for high numbers of drug-related deaths allows public health experts to develop targeted intervention policies. An international research team has designed a predictive statistical model that can predict drug fatality rates by county. The...
Blood Sugar Testing Made Easy with a Smartphone

Blood Sugar Testing Made Easy with a Smartphone

Nearly a decade ago, Lonny Stormo went fishing with his buddies Dan Davis and Curt Christensen. Stormo has Type 1 diabetes and he missed his chance at catching a large walleye because he was struggling to check his blood sugar with a standard glucose testing kit....