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INSIDER: Medical

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: Wearables

A wearable device turns the touch of a finger into a source of power for small electronics and sensors. Engineers have developed a thin, flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and...

INSIDER: Medical

When positioned strategically, garment seams sewn with conductive yarn can be used to accurately track body motion, according to computer scientists. Best of all, these charged seams are...

INSIDER: Design

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: Medical

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: Medical

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...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Implantable medical devices are used to monitor physiological conditions such as temperature, blood pressure, glucose, and respiration for both diagnostic and therapeutic...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have tailor-made artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offer better...

INSIDER: Medical

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Purdue University developed bio-inks for biosensors that could help localize critical regions in tissues and organs during surgical operations. The...

INSIDER: Medical

A team of has demonstrated how adding brain stimulation evokes tactile sensations that make it easier for the operator to manipulate a brain-controlled robotic arm. In their experiment,...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have devleoped a new, high-performance artificial muscle technology that enables more human-like motion due to its flexibility and adaptability but outperforms...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

For the first time, BrainGate clinical trial participants with tetraplegia have demonstrated use of an intracortical wireless BCI with an external wireless transmitter....

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology, newly developed exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own....

News: Materials

Vigorous growth has enabled Panacol-Elosol GmbH, manufacturer of industrial and specialty adhesives, to build a larger facility for its corporate headquarters. With double the space for...

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: Materials

A membrane made from threads of a polymer commonly used in vascular sutures can be loaded with therapeutic drugs and implanted in the body, where mechanical forces...

INSIDER: Medical

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...

News: Medical

Humans aren’t the only mammals that form long-term bonds with a single, special mate – some bats, wolves, beavers, foxes, and other animals do, too. But new research from Duke...

News: Imaging

NASA estimates there are millions of pieces of space junk in low Earth orbit (LEO) – mostly pieces of old spacecraft and defunct satellites. This debris can reach speeds up to 18,000...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Inspired by the eyes of mantis shrimp, researchers have developed a new kind of optical sensor that is small enough to fit on a smartphone but is capable of hyperspectral and polarimetric...

News: Medical

Since the pandemic hit, researchers have been uncovering ways COVID-19 impacts other parts of the body, besides the lungs. Now, for the first time, a visual correlation has been found between...

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

MRSA skin infections are often treated with intravenous injection of antibiotics, which can cause significant side effects and promote the development of resistant bacterial...

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

Seeking answers on how to fabricate functionally useful patterns in ways inspired by developmental biology, a team of scientists has used frontal polymerization to mimic...

INSIDER: Materials

A new method allows for a laser-driven integration of metals into polymers to form electrically conductive composites. The development of flexible electronics, IoT...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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 team of researchers has developed a device that offers a quicker and less-invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically activated glue patch applied...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The design and fabrication of single-wall carbon nanotube thermoelectric devices on flexible polyimide substrates can provide the basis for wearable energy converters.

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