Keyword: People and personalities

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R&D: Materials
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
Briefs: Materials
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Global Innovations: Materials
Briefs: Wearables
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Applications: Medical
While AM brings speed, efficiency, and an alternative supply chain, the manufacturing method can also lead to better patient care.
Briefs: Wearables
Patches with wireless sensors monitor vitals without interruption.
Features: Medical
Anim won back-to-back recognition when the Professional Organization of Woman of Excellence Recognized (P.O.W.E.R) named her 2019 Engineer of the Year.
R&D: Imaging

A research team has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes. The team says the portable skin mapping (imaging) device could be used to assess...

Features: Connectivity
Nowak has been in Statistical Process Control for 30 years.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The materials are suitable for use in soft tissue repair or flexible bioelectronics.
Features: Medical
More than ever, women are making a huge impact in medical science and engineering.
Features: Design
Chen unexpectedly discovered that certain proteins detect DNA.
Features: Medical
Levy-Schreier managed a cybersecurity department that employed some of Israel’s best software engineers.
Features: Medical
Mulherin helped to bring the CellSearch circulating tumor cell instruments and kits to the market.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Zhao's team looks to find the presence of both COVID-19 antigens and antibodies in lateral flow or PCR tests.
Features: Medical
Ponti was part of a team that scaled the production of SARS rapid antigen tests to detect and diagnose COVID-19 infections.
Features: Medical
Rueda and her team developed face shields and N95 respirators to support the need for PPE in hospitals.
Features: Medical
Features: Medical
Bryant shares some patient success stories and reflects on her career in the medical-device industry.
Features: Medical
Hearing loss affects over 48 million people. This fact drives Oliver forward.
Global Innovations: Materials
See the kind of impact that xenon has on coatings.
Features: Wearables
"The health system of the future will be consumer-centric, wellness-oriented, care everywhere, and digitally connected,” says one expert.
Briefs: Medical
The sensors improve the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms.
R&D: Materials
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Medical
The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.
Briefs: Medical
Sensors need to be flexible, stretchable, biodegradable, safe, and stable for use in the body.
Briefs: Design
Changing the shape of the blade will expand the possibilities of using the laser in medicine.

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