Keyword: Diseases

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R&D: Communications
Researchers are creating new tools for a method called optogenetics, which shines light at specific neurons in the brain to excite or suppress activity.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed a rapid, highly accurate test to detect antibodies against the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 in human serum.
Briefs: Wearables
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Technology Leaders: Semiconductors & ICs
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using a new minuscule device, researchers can implant insulin-secreting cells into diabetic mice
R&D: AR/AI
A new tool could speed up the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases.
Briefs: Materials
The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded much of the U.S. aerospace business in 2020, a Massachusetts-based contract manufacturer was forced to improvise.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
Global Innovations: Nanotechnology
To highlight tumors in the body for cancer diagnosis, doctors can use tiny optical probes (nanoprobes) that light up when they attach to tumors.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
Tiny photonic devices could be used to monitor a person’s health.
R&D: AR/AI
A new reinforcement learning (RL) based artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm calculates the amount of insulin needed for a diabetic patient and injects it automatically.
Briefs: Wearables
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
R&D: Wearables
Wearable sensors would be placed near the tear duct or mouth to collect biofluid samples.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have demonstrated that a family of self-sterilizing polymers are effective at inactivating coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19.
R&D: Test & Measurement

A cost-efficient COVID-19 antibody test costs less than $2 per test and is used with a desktop detection system that is suitable for point-of-care situations like clinics and physician offices.

Features: Wearables
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new period of growth for wearables.
Features: Medical
More than ever, women are making a huge impact in medical science and engineering.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Scientists are developing a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Diagnosing liver damage earlier could help to prevent liver failure in many patients.
Briefs: Design
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.
R&D: Medical
The achievement could increase the understanding of the brain's connectivity and detect signs of traumatic brain injury, dementia, and schizophrenia.
R&D: Medical
A paper-clip-sized device has been shown to help patients with upper limb paralysis to text, e-mail, and even shop online in the first human trial.
Briefs: Medical

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