US pediatric heart transplant undergoes policy change

The US Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network has recently revised its criteria and prioritized children over adults for heart transplant in order to curb the number of deaths on the waitlist. A study published in the American Journal of Transplantation…

Singapore launches a scrubbing specialist robot

Singapore is launching more than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots this year. Reports allege, the robots are made by manufacturer Lionsbot. One of their latest invention-Ella is a fully autonomous robot. Ella cleans floors in addition to telling jokes. She…

Helium shortage induces price hike

Helium is facing a global shortage which has resulted in increase in the prices of helium balloons, for instance. Sources allege the price of the gas has risen three times this year, varying from 8% to 10% each time. The…

Synthetic cells

Synthetic cells to discover hidden messages of the immune system

On detecting harmful pathogens or cancer, immune cells coordinate and mobilise towards creating a competent defence response. In order to carry out this process, immune cells need to communicate to a pathogenic insult. The body’s response usually depends on several…

Blockchain in Insurance Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 65.9% over the forecast period (2019 – 2027), with Growing Incorporation of this Technology in Peer-To-Peer (P2P) Insurance, says Absolute Markets Insights.

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and mutual insurance platforms based on blockchain are expected to enable more direct risk management. Insurers can provide a marketplace-like platform where customers post insurance demands for traditional or specific products. The calculation of premium would be performed…