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組裝材料的新武器: 光可逆膠水! Reusable adhesive liquifies and solidifies at room temperature due to light alone

如有自己做過實驗或道具的朋友一定知道,把物體黏在一起的膠在裡面扮演了多重要的角色。即使在現在的3C產品中,也只要一拆開就可以隨意看到點膠的痕跡跟雙面膠帶。對於膠一直有一個需求是希望能在需要的時候能把物體膠合在一起,而不需要的時候可以輕易分開。以往可重複式的黏膠,不管貼的緊或鬆,基本上黏著力與拆開所需 …

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Nanosponges In Your Blood Could Soak Up Infections And Poison

Mice who got nanosponge injections survived lethal doses of toxins.<p>A newly invented "nanosponge," sheathed in armor made of red blood cells, can safely remove a wide range of toxins from the bloodstream. Scientists at the University of California-San Diego inoculated some mice with their …

This Bioengineered Rat Kidney Could Pave The Way For On-Demand Replacement Organs

The big news in bioengineering this week is all about a tiny pool of rat pee.<p>Your kidneys may be the hardest body parts to duplicate, but maybe doctors just need a template to fill out.<p>Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have built a functional engineered rat kidney, washed clean of its …

Why Do Some People Faint When They See Blood?

It's a phobia, but other phobias don't give you that same woozy feeling.<p>Getting dizzy and fainting at the sight of someone else's blood doesn't seem to be the most, uh, <i>evolutionarily appropriate</i> response. How's that going to help you when you're trying to take down a buffalo? And despite it being …

就是那個光:1903年第三屆諾貝爾生理學醫學獎得主Niels Ryberg Finsen的文章回顧

文 / Hemmings Wu(比利時魯汶大學博士生,醫學背景,專攻功能神經外科/神經科學)<p>Niels Ryberg Finsen<p>第三屆諾貝爾生理學/醫學獎,於1903年頒給了丹麥醫師/醫學家Niels Ryberg Finsen。<br>他使用集中光治療疾病、特別是針對皮膚結核取得的重大突破,為醫學界開啓 …