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What goes into the first aid kit of the future?

What goes into the first aid kit of the future? A convincing case can be made that diagnosis, rather than treatment, will emerge as the better part of what constitutes a first aid kit in the future.This will be a recurring theme as we examine the other gadgets that are changing the face of the first aid.

Scientists develop a cancer-detecting smartphone add-on that's up to 99% accurate

Scientists develop a cancer-detecting smartphone add-on that's up to 99% accurate Researchers from Washington State University have come up with a diagnostic rig that can use a smartphone, a prism, and an ELISA plate to detect cancer.In the controlled settings of their lab, with the high-purity reagents they had to work with, the researchers were able to detect the cancer marker interleukin-6 (IL-6) with 99% accuracy.