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Ingestibles & Lab-on-a-Chip

Read about advancements in ingestible medical devices, lab-on-a-chip diagnostics, and ingestible sensors that monitor the body. See the latest news about lab-on-a-chip medical diagnostics.

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INSIDER: Medical

A tiny device could be used to improve the safety and effectiveness of cell therapy treatments for patients suffering from spinal cord injuries.

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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have invented a lab-on-a-chip that can be 3D printed in just 30 minutes. The chip has the potential to make on-the-spot testing widely accessible.

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R&D: Medical
Researchers have developed an integrated microfluidic chip (BSI-AST chip) for rapid AST from positive blood cultures (PBCs).
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INSIDER: Medical

A smart pill the size of a blueberry could be a game changer in the diagnosis and treatment of bowel diseases. That’s because it is the first technology compatible with ingestion that can...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An ingestible x-ray dosimeter detects radiation dose in real time. Researchers found that they could provide approximately five times more accurate monitoring of the dose delivered than current standard methods.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Engineers have unveiled what they call an intervertebral disc-on-a-chip, a world-first precision engineered toolbox for research into lower back pain, the leading cause of disability worldwide.

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new microfluidic device can detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus with high accuracy and speed, using a unique DNA/RNA duplex technology. The device can prove to be a game-changer in the fight against the...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A synthetic biosensor that mimics properties found in cell membranes and provides an electronic readout of activity could lead to a better understanding of cell biology, development of new...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A battery-free, pill-shaped ingestible biosensing system provides continuous monitoring in the intestinal environment. Gut metabolites can be monitored in real time, which...

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Briefs: Medical
Technology developed by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine can change skin tissue into blood vessels and nerve cells.
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Supplements: Tubing & Extrusion
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have designed a microfluidic platform that incorporates different steps that are usually performed by trained personnel in sophisticated lab settings on a single platform. The...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A team of researchers has developed a small, soft, flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the use of drugs. The first-of-its-kind device could provide a much-needed alternative to...

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R&D: Robotics, Automation & Control

Scientists have developed a new type of prosthetic using microfluidics-enabled soft robotics that promises to greatly reduce skin ulcerations and pain in patients who have had an amputation...

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INSIDER: Medical

A new type of prosthetic using microfluidics-enabled soft robotics promises to greatly reduce skin ulcerations and pain in patients who have had an amputation between the ankle...

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Briefs: Design

A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke, and COVID-19 recently...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

A soft robotic sleeve controlled with a microfluidic chip reduces treatment cost, weight, and power consumption. The prototype is more portable than previous devices, and the underlying...

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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Microfluidic devices are compact testing tools made up of tiny channels carved on a chip, which allow biomedical researchers to test the properties of liquids, particles,...

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Briefs: Medical

A research team has developed a new microfluidic chip for diagnosing diseases that uses a minimal number of components and can be powered wirelessly by a smartphone. The...

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R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Researchers have succeeded in moving tiny amounts of liquid at will by remotely heating water over a metal film with a laser.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Users can download the design files to 3D print and assemble a customizable peristaltic pump.
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R&D: Medical
The new coatings were inspired by the natural world.
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R&D: Nanotechnology
Researchers have demonstrated the ability to create microfluidic lab-on-a-chip devices with channels and valves smaller than ever before.
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Features: Tubing & Extrusion
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
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Briefs: Wearables
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
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Features: Wearables
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
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INSIDER: Nanotechnology

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cell phone. Engineers...

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INSIDER: Medical

A new technology could accelerate uptake and development of on-chip diagnostic techniques in parts of the world where rapid diagnoses are desperately needed to improve public...

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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Sterilization for Medical Devices
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