Archive for February, 2010

Chester French

Posted in AYKD, KNOCK with tags on February 28, 2010 by Munz

Tiny Chip Made of Paper Diagnoses Diseases and Costs Just a Penny

Posted in AYKD on February 27, 2010 by Munz

Puts medical diagnostic tools at the fingertips of everyday folk

Existing lab-on-a-chip designs can put the power of testing in the palm of your hand, but an upcoming model may represent the cheapest and most colorful one yet. A Harvard University chemist has created a prototype “chip” technology out of paper that could help diagnose HIV, malaria, tuberculosis and other diseases for just a penny each time, according to CNN.

A drop of blood on one side of the paper chip results in a colorful tree-like pattern that tells physicians or nurses whether a person has certain diseases. Water-repellent comic-book ink helps channel the blood into the tree-like pattern, as several layers of treated paper react to the blood and create the telling colors.

George Whitesides, the Harvard chemist, said that the colors can also reveal the severity of a disease rather than just saying if a person has it or not. It’s not the most sophisticated lab-on-a-chip, but that’s the point — many of these could become cheap diagnostic tools for a developing world that often lacks physicians and clinics.

Patients in Africa or Asia could even take photos of their diagnostic results with mobile phones, which have become wildly popular even in the poorest regions. They could then send the photos on to medical centers for proper diagnosis.

Whitesides was one of the speakers at the recent TED Conference. Perhaps he should discuss his work with fellow TED attendee Bill Gates — we know that the Gates Foundation has devoted $10 billion over the next decade toward vaccines as a method of combating childhood diseases. Maybe Gates could spare a bit of change for this nifty yet simple tech as well.

3am with shit to do

Posted in As1, AYKD, fashion, Fotography, life with tags , on February 26, 2010 by Munz

Mixing shyt i grew up on

Posted in AYKD, culture with tags , on February 26, 2010 by Munz

Just fucking great!

Wale – My Sweetie

Posted in AYKD, culture, fashion, food, MUSIC with tags , , , on February 23, 2010 by Munz

Only way to have a party.. parents upstairs with food.. kids downstairs actin a fool

Sushi Palace []

Posted in As1, AYKD, culture, fashion, food, Fotography, K.G.B. with tags , on February 23, 2010 by Munz

^Tryin to get at us StreetRats^

All you can eat sushi?!! BOIIIIIII!
We stuffed our faces.. had a blast.
My kinda prices n all that good shit.


Posted in AYKD, culture, fashion with tags , , on February 22, 2010 by Munz