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Briefs: Medical
The algorithm was able to accurately detect irregular heart rhythms, indicating possible atrial fibrillation.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device harnesses the thermal energy generated by body heat.
Briefs: Medical
The ventilators are simpler and cheaper to make than those currently available.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Briefs: Materials
The wearable, noninvasive glucose monitoring device prototype is the first of its kind.
Briefs: Materials
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new design improves the conversion efficiency and power density of the chip.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensitivity of the decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer now detects four additional biomarkers.
Briefs: Materials
The patch can be stored for 30 days at room temperature.
Briefs: Energy
Flexible thermoelectric generators could be a useful way to make carbon "green."
Briefs: Wearables
The candy was used as an electrode to detect salt and electrolyte levels in saliva.
Briefs: AR/AI
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
Briefs: Medical
The ink could be used to make parts for tissue engineering, toxicity testing, and drug delivery.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The device could help guide recovery after treatment for head and neck cancer.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device was inspired by nature, specifically insect legs and flagella.
Briefs: Imaging
AI enables examination of hearts for scar tissue, eliminating the need for contrast injections.
Briefs: Materials
The devices eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
Briefs: Design
Deadlines are approaching for compliance.
Briefs: Medical
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding application, use case, and image resolution are key.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Briefs: Medical
Automation removes the possibility of human error in high-precision or repetitive processes.
Briefs: Materials
The design could lead to conformable wearable monitors to track skin cancer and other conditions.
Briefs: Medical
A tiny sensor is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb.
Briefs: Materials
A flexible, silk-based coil is sewn on the textile.

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