Contact Lens Kills Infection

Contact Lens Kills Infection

Eyes are sensitive organs, yet they are exposed to dust and germs on a daily basis. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), corneal infections are the cause of one in four cases of vision loss worldwide. Often, the cause is microbial keratitis, which can be...
Smart Thermometers Predict Flu Activity

Smart Thermometers Predict Flu Activity

There are no big winners in the annual influenza lottery. The best possible outcome requires three correct matches. Researchers must accurately predict the strains that will appear in the next year’s flu. Correct vaccine formulations¬†must be ready in time in...
HIV Testing With a USB Stick

HIV Testing With a USB Stick

During the past 20 years, HIV treatment has improved to the point that many HIV-positive patients have normal life expectancies. Monitoring remains a major element in treatment, however, as the virus can develop resistance to treatment medication. Current HIV virus...