This Face Mask Tech Can Detect COVID-19 in Your Breath Within 90 Minutes

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. While vaccination drives in several countries have gained momentum, the threat of a third wave in some countries, including India, looms large. A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a wearable biosensor … Read more

Scientists at MIT Devise New Ways for Faster Drug Discovery through Machine Learning

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new technique that quickly calculates the binding affinities between drug candidates and their targets, which would most likely quicken the pace of drug discovery and protein engineering. Published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters on March 16, 2021, the research shows how the … Read more

AI Can Detect COVID By Listening To Coughs And You Will Soon Have This As An App On Your Phone

With asymptomatic cases being a big concern with the coronavirus, there may just be a new method to know if someone indeed has COVID-19 or not. Researchers have confirmed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can detect if there are any indications in a human’s cough that could point to a COVID infection, before seeking … Read more