Keyword: Diagnostics

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INSIDER: Medical

A sensor that could diagnose a heart attack in less than 30 minutes targets a combination of miRNA to quickly diagnose heart attacks in minutes instead of hours...

INSIDER: Medical

In the early days of the pandemic, with commercial COVID tests in short supply, researchers at Rockefeller University developed an in-house assay to identify positive...

INSIDER: Design

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated a tablet-sized device that can reliably detect multiple COVID-19 antibodies and biomarkers simultaneously. Initial results show the test can...

INSIDER: Design

To address the COVID-19 outbreaks that continue to skyrocket with new clusters in numerous dark red areas in many provinces across Thailand, a research team has developed an...

INSIDER: Medical

Engineers at MIT and Harvard University have designed a novel face mask that can diagnose the wearer with COVID-19 within about 90 minutes. The masks are embedded with tiny, disposable...

INSIDER: Design

A team of researchers has developed a low-cost nasopharyngoscope for use in provincial and district hospitals in the Vietnam, where traditional scopes are cost prohibitive....

INSIDER: Design

An antigen-based detection technique could be used to analyze as many as 500 samples per hour. In a recently completed study, the rapid test was able to diagnose a viral...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
INSIDER: Medical

A proof of concept for a new, fast, portable saliva screening test uses an infrared light technology to confirm infection with SARS-CoV-2. A portable infrared spectrometer was...

INSIDER: Design

Researchers have designed a testing protocol for SARS-CoV-2 that can process tens of thousands of samples in less than 48 hours. The test, called SARSeq, or Saliva...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a device that can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip, and then a personalized algorithm provides an accurate estimate of...

INSIDER: Medical

A low-cost, rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 provides COVID-19 results within four minutes with 90 percent accuracy. Compared to existing methods for COVID-19 detection, the...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that extends the possibilities of lateral flow testing. Everyone is familiar with these tests in the form of the...

INSIDER: Medical

A reliable — and cheap — antibody test can analyze more than 1,000 samples at once and requires a small drop of blood, such as that from a finger prick.

INSIDER: Design

A diagnostic test can detect the virus that causes COVID-19 even after it has gone through mutations. Called the VaNGuard (Variant Nucleotide Guard) test, it makes use of a...

News: Medical

Many surgeries are performed via minimally invasive procedures, resulting in less pain and shorter recovery times compared to open surgery. However, surgeons can face challenges at...

Features: Medical
Levy-Schreier managed a cybersecurity department that employed some of Israel’s best software engineers.
Features: Design
Mulherin helped to bring the CellSearch circulating tumor cell instruments and kits to the market.
INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Researchers are developing a breath-sampling whistle that could make COVID-19 screening easy to do at home. The technology incorporates a unique hydrogel material to capture aerosols from...

INSIDER: Medical

A specific and sensitive COVID-19 diagnostic that would integrate eRapid technology with the transistor sensor technology could enable simultaneous electrochemical sensing of...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A new technology could accelerate uptake and development of on-chip diagnostic techniques in parts of the world where rapid diagnoses are desperately needed to improve public...

INSIDER: Design

A rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test is based on a biosensor consisting of a genetically modified brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), which changes color if human ACE2...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Rapid, sensitive diagnosis of COVID-19 is essential for early treatment, contact tracing and reducing viral spread. However, some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 receive...

Briefs: Medical
Detector can identify radioactive isotopes with high resolution.
INSIDER: Medical

A new diagnostic test is an accurate and reliable method for determining whether individuals are protected against COVID-19. The technology identifies neutralizing antibodies —...

Blog: Medical

Spectrum Solutions, LLC has partnered with Steribottle to provide its innovative SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device for the COVID-19 population testing directive in...

Briefs: Medical
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.
R&D: Medical
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
INSIDER: Design

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed new and improved probes, known as positive controls, that could make it easier to validate rapid,...

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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords

Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.