This new surgical technology will definitely stick to your ribs.
Scientists have created an elastic super surgical glue that can seal cuts, wounds and incisions instantly. The technology, called MeTro, was created by Nasim Annabi, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Northwestern University who collaborated with scientists at the University of Sydney and Harvard Medical School.
MeTro — profiled by Science Translational Medicine — is an ela [...]
The stars sure know how to work up a sweat ... and somehow manage to still look perfect doing it. See how they keep those picture-perfect physiques ...
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Hipsters have to eat.
To whet appetites for its permanent Williamsburg, Brooklyn, location opening in the spring, Shake Shake launches a one-day-only pop-up Wednesday at North Brooklyn Farms at 320 Kent Ave.
Shack-ers are calling it a “surprise party for our new community.” Best of all, it comes with some free eats.
From 5:30-8 p.m., the spot will be giving away ShackBurgers and pumpkin frozen custard for the first 300 people in line. New Jersey [...]
New York set a national organ donation record last year for the most paper enrollments in a single day, a feat health officials are hoping to top at a sign-up session Wednesday.
In 2016, 4,000 people in New York signed up in one day to donate their organs, a national record, according to LiveOnNY, a nonprofit organ-procurement organization. Even so, a New Yorker dies every 18 hours waiting for an organ transplant because there aren’t enough residents registered in the p [...]
Many moisturizers are greasing your palms — most products that claim to be fragrance-free and hypoallergenic fail to live up to the claim.
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A special protein secreted by specific human fluids can create power.
A new way to harvest electricity has been discovered by scientists: human bodily secretions. Lysozyme, a special protein that generates electricity when pressure is applied, can be used as a new source of fuel for bodily implanted devices, like the kind that administer medications, according to new research published in the journal Applied Physics Letters.
It's found in tears, saliva, mi [...]
Tom Petty died Monday at age 66 in Los Angeles after going into cardiac arrest.
A form of heart disease — which kills around 630,000 Americans every year according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — cardiac arrest occurs suddenly and often without notice.
“Cardiac arrest occurs when your heart abruptly stops beating due to a malfunction in the body’s electrical system,” says George Welch, M.D., a cardiologist with Manhattan Cardiolo [...]