• Sealing up wounds with a laser beam

    OK, it's not quite Dr. Crusher's dermal regenerator (seen above), but Arizona State University researchers have demonstrated a laser system for sealing wounds. The system involves a sealing paste -- made from silk protein mixed with gold nanorods -- that bonds with skin when heated with a laser. From IEEE Spectrum:

    To use a laser to seal skin, one must focus the heat of the light using some sort of photoconverter. (Chemical engineer Caushal) Rege’s lab opted for gold nanorods and embedded...

  • Darang seals win for Blue Dragons

    Robbi Darang nailed a short jumper in the final 17.5 seconds as Diliman College nipped Centro Escolar University, 87-86, in an exciting ending to claim the No. 1 ranking in the Final Four of the Universities and Colleges Basketball League (UCBL) Season 3 yesterday at the Olivarez College in Parañaque City.

  • Report: WikiLeaks’ Assange charged under seal

    WASHINGTON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed according to a report by The Washington Post on Thursday. The disclosure occurred in a recently … Click to Continue