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Transporting remote blood samples with small drones
Baltimore MD (SPX) Jul 30, 2015
In a proof-of-concept study at Johns Hopkins, researchers have shown that results of common and routine blood tests are not affected by up to 40 minutes of travel via hobby-sized drones. The investigators say that's promising news for the millions of people cared for in rural and economically impoverished areas that lack passable roads in developing nations, because drones can give health care workers quick access to lab tests needed for diagnoses and treatments. Most tests on blood samples and ot ... read more
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First realization of invisible absorbers and sensors
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NASA assists in pharmaceutical drone delivery
An outdoor free clinic in Virginia was the first to receive an unmanned aerial delivery of pharmaceuticals Friday. ... more
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Lack of knowledge on animal disease leaves humans at risk
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UN needs $20 million to battle bird flu in West Africa
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