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The technology is more than 30 times more sensitive than current lab-based tests.
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Researchers have developed biomaterial-based inks that respond to and quantify chemicals released from the body.
Learn how liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is playing a major role in the fabrication of new medical devices.
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A single-strained electronic skin sensor, powered by deep learning, can capture human motion from a distance.
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Simple Device Monitors Health Using Sweat
A single opening reduces the amount of evaporation.
The patch uses fully miniaturized needles, enabling unobtrusive drug delivery.
The number of colors is not limited by the microscope’s spectral channels or exploiting spectral crosstalk.
Medical device developers are providing more options through intuitive user interfaces (UIs).
The fibers measure subtle and complex fabric deformations.
A secure communications channel protects the privacy and integrity of a patient’s information
A novel stretchable material, when used in light-emitting capacitor devices, enables highly visible illumination at low operating voltages.
The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.
A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor could both reduce the rate of cesarean sections and improve outcomes in difficult deliveries.
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A new type of wearable brain scanner is revealing new possibilities for understanding and diagnosing mental illness.
Researchers have shown how to coat glass and plastic with porous titanium dioxide.
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