As medical oxygen turns into a luxury, scientists are working on a cheaper way to produce it

May 3, 2021 0 Comments

People might once have considered oxygen a human right. But the pandemic has revealed that access to oxygen – in a pure form, for medical use – is a luxury in most low and middle-income countries. Getting access to pure oxygen for medical treatments is a complicated, expensive and often very dangerous business. The current …

These three medical innovations ushered in by Covid-19 will survive the pandemic’s end

March 14, 2021 0 Comments

A number of technologies and tools got a chance to prove themselves for the first time in the context of Covid-19. Three researchers working in gene-based vaccines, wearable diagnostics and drug discovery explain how their work rose to the challenge of the pandemic, and their hopes that each technology is now poised to continue making …