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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Scientists have developed the first photo-electrochemical aptasensor that detects the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a saliva sample. This sensor, which uses aptamers (a type of artificial antibody), is...

INSIDER: Medical

Engineers have developed a powerful new tool that monitors the electrical activity inside heart cells, using tiny “pop-up” sensors that poke into cells without...

INSIDER: Wearables

A full 60 percent of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 also report gastrointestinal symptoms. Scientists have used a human intestine chip to study coronavirus infection and potential...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A novel approach to testing for the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 may lead to tests that are faster, less expensive, and potentially less prone to erroneous results than...

INSIDER: Design

A new form of CRISPR technology that takes advantage of a compact RNA-editing protein could lead to improved diagnostic tests for COVID-19.

INSIDER: Wearables

A wearable device detects and reverses an opioid overdose. The device, worn on the stomach like an insulin pump, senses when a person stops breathing and moving, and injects...

INSIDER: Design

A non-invasive exhaled breath screening system for COVID-19 (TestBreathNow-TBN) analyzes breath samples using breath-borne VOC biomarkers. The sampling process is completely...

INSIDER: Medical

A device detects viruses like COVID-19 in the body as fast as and more accurately than current, commonly used rapid detection tests. The optical sensor uses nanotechnology to accurately...

INSIDER: Design

Blending experts from molecular genetics, chemistry and health sciences, researchers have created a rapid diagnostic technology that detects SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes...

INSIDER: Wearables

A new process turns clothing fabric into biosensors that measure a muscle’s electrical activity as it is worn. The researchers devised a method of taking ordinary textile made of a...

INSIDER: Wearables

A sweat-collecting patch has been developed using the principle based on how the cactus spines attract water. The skin-attachable patch quickly collects sweat by mimicking the principle...

INSIDER: Medical

A newly developed paper-based blood test can determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies within 10 minutes. The point-of-care test offers an accuracy rate of up to 93 percent, which...

INSIDER: Design

New research has demonstrated the feasibility of mass producing customized respiratory protection for healthcare workers with a comfortable close-fitting seal that is...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A new method for manufacturing electronics that prints high-performance silicon directly onto flexible materials could lead to breakthroughs in technologies...

INSIDER: Medical

A nanoparticle-based COVID-19 vaccine has elicited immune responses suggesting very potent and broad protection against SARS-CoV-2 in a preclinical study. The results need to...

INSIDER: Medical

Wearable devices have traditionally needed an external power source and require exacting manufacturing processes. Now, researchers have developed an all-printed piezoelectric (self-powered)...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

As a step toward an advanced artificial cochlea, researchers have developed a conductive membrane that translates sound waves into matching electrical signals when implanted inside a...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A smart wearable sensor conducts real-time, point-of-care assessment of chronic wounds wirelessly via an app. The novel sensor technology can detect temperature, pH,...

News: Photonics/Optics

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have designed one of the most precise stopwatches – not for timing Olympic sprinters but for counting single photons, the tiny packets of...

News: AR/AI

The chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UVA Health is developing an artificial-intelligence technology for heart imaging that can potentially improve care for patients, allowing...

News: Imaging

The highest-ever resolution imaging of an infectious prion provides the first atomic-level data of how these abnormal proteins are assembled to cause fatal neurodegenerative diseases – and how...

News: Imaging

Processes and structures within the body that are normally hidden from the eye can be made visible through medical imaging. Scientists use imaging to investigate the complex functions of...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A prototype of a new biosensor helps detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. The biosensor falls within the field known as liquid biopsy, which helps detect the presence of...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Wearable electronic devices and biosensors are great tools for health monitoring, but it has been difficult to find convenient power sources for them. Now, a group of scientists...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers plan to develop an affordable and accurate at-home, saliva-based COVID-19 test, rivaling the simplicity and convenience of pregnancy tests and glucose...

INSIDER: Design

A specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light is not only extremely effective at killing the virus which causes COVID-19, but is also safer for use in public spaces, finds new research.

News: Wearables

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors Conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021. The virtual conference...

News: Medical

Medical technology company Raumedic Inc. is expanding the cleanroom manufacturing facilities at its U.S. headquarters in Mills River, NC, by February 2022. The...

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...

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