Category Archives: Technology

Costco’s partnership with Sesame is just the beginning for the wholesale retailer’s health ambitions

Costco is one of the world’s most celebrated brands, praised for its powerful brand recognition, loyal customer base, and incredibly dominant market position. The company has positioned itself as an icon in both good and bad economic times as it provides daily household goods in bulk to members who pay an annual fee. However, Costco… Read More »

Webb Telescope probes rocky planet in ‘Solar System 2.0’

This artistic concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system might look like. NASA/JPL-Caltech TRAPPIST-1 fascinates planetary scientists. Just 39 light years away from us there are seven planets orbiting a star. It’s not an exact match for our solar system—the host star is a red dwarf, a star much cooler than the Sun—but all seven… Read More »

These are the best masks to protect you from anti-maskers

Washington DC, USA – September 19: Protesters march in front of the White House to draw attention … [+] those suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis and “long Covid” on September 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Nathan Posner/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Anadolu Agency via Getty Images While Covid-19 rates have increased across much of… Read More »

Epinephrine Nasal Spray Denied FDA Approval, Needs More Research

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images An epinephrine nasal spray to treat allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, has not received FDA approval. This setback for ARS Pharma’s neffy means there is still no needle-free option for emergency treatment of serious allergic reactions. FDA regulators decided more data was needed before it could be approved. As… Read More »

BD and the self-collection movement

In a recent interview with Dr. Jeff Andrews, vice president of medical affairs for integrated diagnostic solutions at BD Life Sciences, a leading global medical technology company, we delved into the transformative world of self-collection in women’s health. This innovative approach to healthcare is poised to change the way we approach cervical cancer screening, making… Read More »

Why high-inclination comets could be Earth’s real threat

C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is a long-period comet recently discovered in the Oort cloud. The comet has a … [+] bright green glow around its core, due to the effect of sunlight on its molecules, especially diatomic carbon and cyanogen. Taken in Alhama de Granada. Andalusia. Southern Spain getty Asteroids are often considered civilization killers. But… Read More »

Lung health ‘crisis’ costing UK $860 million a year

Five-year-old boy breathing into a spirometer. Universal Images Group via Getty Images Late diagnosis, inconsistent treatment and inadequate patient support have created a “lung health crisis” costing the UK hundreds of millions of pounds every year, a report has concluded. Standardizing care and improving education for self-management conditions could save the country more than £700… Read More »

Agility Robotics to open first mass-production humanoid robot factory

If those animatronics at amusement parks or Arnold Schwarzinger’s character in “The Terminator” make you nervous, you might want to stay away from Agility Robotics’ newest factory. The creators of Digit, a human-sized bipedal robot complete with “eyes,” are bringing the world’s first humanoid robot factory, creatively called RoboFab, to Oregon. Agility Robotics announced the… Read More »