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Sensing patch detects increased biomarkers in bodily fluids.
Flea-sized, hollow blocks can be filled with materials that improve healing.
The technology provides insight into the mechanics of viral transfer.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Eliminating Latency in Next-Gen Wi-Fi 6E Devices
Advanced High-Q RF components will play a critical role in eliminating latency issues.
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat.
The noninvasive technology could support dietary adherence and detect nutritional deficiencies.
Spinal cord stimulators could provide sensory feedback to a prosthetic arm.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
Plasma equipment manufacturer PVA TePla America was asked by a manufacturer of real-time PCR diagnostic tests to treat hundreds of thousands of plastic cartridges used to test for COVID-19.
Robust connectivity is integral to the accuracy and efficiency.
Infusion pump manufacturers must address challenges to support paramedics.
Removing organic contaminants and reducing bacterial and viral loads in medical device manufacturing.
Tests show that ‘magnetoelectric’ power is viable option for clinical-grade implants.
The technology is more than 30 times more sensitive than current lab-based tests.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Simple Device Monitors Health Using Sweat
A single opening reduces the amount of evaporation.
The patch uses fully miniaturized needles, enabling unobtrusive drug delivery.
The number of colors is not limited by the microscope’s spectral channels or exploiting spectral crosstalk.
The fibers measure subtle and complex fabric deformations.
The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.
3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease.
The technology could transform treatment options for people in the final stage of renal disease.
The insoles could prevent amputations caused by diabetic foot ulcers.
The paper-based device allows point-of-care testing in one step.
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Implantable Biosensor Operates Without Batteries
The biodegradable motion sensor paves the way for implanted nanotechnology.
Fast-acting, light-reactive genetic tools could reveal how deep brain stimulation works.
The 3D structures recreate those found in tissues.
The patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury.
Advancements have enabled marker bands to be applied more safely and consistently.

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