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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors Offer Early Detection of Lung Tumors
Researchers have developed a new approach to early diagnosis of lung cancer: a urine test that can detect the presence of proteins linked to the disease.
Scientists have identified a new class of x-ray detectors based on layered perovskites
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers Develop First Ultrasound Biosensor
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
A drug-loaded microrobotic needle effectively targets cancerous tissue in lab experiments without needing continuous application of a magnetic field.
The smart toilet automatically sends data extracted from any sample to a secure, cloud-based system.
A study has identified new ways in which nano-pillars can damage bacteria.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
E-Skin Powered by Sweat Can Monitor Health
A researcher has developed an electronic skin that is applied directly on top of real skin.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible, Powerful, Fast Bioelectronic Devices
Researchers are working to use unique properties of materials to develop novel electronic devices that allow efficient interaction with biological substrates — specifically neural networks and the brain.
An artificial intelligence (AI) device may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity.
Engineers have created tiny needles that mimic parasites that attach to skin and could replace hypodermic needles.
A new, inexpensive technology could save lives and money by routinely screening women for breast cancer without exposure to radiation.
Researchers are literally carving grooves into plastic threads used to build 3D printed tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells.
Scientists have discovered a new material that can be 3D printed to create tissue-like vascular structures.
Researchers have developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that could revolutionize the way musculoskeletal surgical procedures are performed.

As demand for smaller and faster devices grows, scientists and engineers turn to materials with properties that can deliver when existing ones lose their punch or can’t shrink...

R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control
New Robot Does Superior Job Sampling Blood
A blood-sampling robot performed as well (or better) than people.
A thermal sensor measures body temperature by simple contacts such as wearing clothes or shaking hands and an actuator that could control movements of artificial muscle.

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated that while different wearable technologies, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, can accurately measure heart rate...

To develop a better adhesive alternative, researchers turned to a polymer: poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA).
A “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues.
New machine learning algorithms and computational models may provide insight into the mental demand placed on individuals using prosthetics.
Small magnetic objects are showing promise in the biomedical field.
Researchers have developed a technique to quickly and sensitively characterize defects in 2D materials used in sensors and electronics.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Drug Testing with Human Body-on-Chip Systems

A team of scientists has devised a functioning comprehensive multiorgan-on-a-chip platform that enables effective in-vitro-to-in-vivo translation (IVIVT) of human drug pharmacology.

Scientists used an AI algorithm to analyze the blood and post-mortem brain samples of 1,969 patients with Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease.
Researchers have developed the world’s thinnest and lightest magnetic sensor matrix sheet system

An alternative adhesive has been developed that adapts to suit a wide range of industrial and medical applications that benefit from sticky materials. The key ingredient is carbon dioxide. About...

Engineers have developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. The innovation is a critical step in pushing...

Researchers hope to make everything from protective clothing to medical implants stronger and more corrosion resistant thanks to a newly developed hyper glue formula. The team of...

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