viruses

Patches detect when a viral disease is getting worse

Patches detect when a viral disease is getting worse

Xsensio has been awarded CHF 1.8 million in EU funding to adapt its Lab-on-Skin sensing patches so that they can detect when a viral illness like the flu or COVID-19 is about to get worse.

3D printed touchable coronaviruses

3D printed touchable coronaviruses

Researchers have printed the first biologically correct 3D model of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

3D printing sensors on expanding organs

3D printing sensors on expanding organs

Scientists have developed a 3D printing technique that could have future applications in diagnosing and monitoring the lungs of patients with COVID-19.

UV light disinfection could prevent virus spread

UV light disinfection could prevent virus spread

A device capable of automatically disinfecting common surfaces could be a vital tool in virus and disease mitigation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

mhealth: Bluetooth to detect COVID-19 cases

mhealth: Bluetooth to detect COVID-19 cases

Researchers concluded that Bluetooth technology is ideal for detecting possible COVID-19 cases through smartphone contact tracing.

9 disinfection robots fighting the coronavirus

9 disinfection robots fighting the coronavirus

Surfaces contaminated with SARS-CoV-2 pose a grave threat to the safety of staff and patients. To minimize the risks for their staff, hospitals are utilizing disinfection robots to sanitize surfaces.

14 more articles