Keyword: Medical, health, and wellness

NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
NASA-derived air-quality technologies help curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A carbon-based biosensor could drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Artificial skin reacts to pain just like real skin, paving the way to better prosthetics, robotics, and noninvasive alternatives to skin grafts.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device ultimately should be able to provide accurate signals from a person who is walking, running, or climbing stairs.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The mobile, wearable device could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Briefs: Imaging
3D micro-printing was used to develop this small, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These smart lenses can be used to diagnose and treat diabetes.
Briefs: Wearables
The wearable device offers options for treating antibiotic-resistant infections and wounds.
Briefs: Materials
By electrically stimulating nerves, this therapy can reduce epileptic seizures and soothe chronic pain without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Potential applications for a graphene atomic-level sensor include detecting COVID, ALS, and cancer.
Briefs: AR/AI
The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.
Briefs: Materials
The Slinky-like sensor survives washing machines, cars, and hammers.
Briefs: Wearables
Applications include detection of chemical and biological agents as well as dangerous gases from vehicle emissions.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging technique measures temperature in 2D.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Self-healing materials, quick disconnects, and eco-friendly micro-supercapacitors.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Rowheel, which was a winning technology at SAE’s Create the Future Design Contest in 2010, continues to roll forward.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
NASA’s grip-strengthening glove technology aims to reduce workplace stress injuries.
5 Ws: Imaging
A newly designed wearable magnetic metamaterial could help make MRI scans crisper, faster, and cheaper.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The nanothin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies, and even deliver pacemakers powered by heartbeats.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The test can simultaneously diagnose cases, track variants, and detect co-infections.
Briefs: Wearables
The smartphone-based device could reduce the pressure on testing laboratories during a pandemic.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
The handheld printer deposits sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds and its bio-ink accelerates healing.
Briefs: Medical
The patch enables unobtrusive drug delivery through the skin for the management of skin cancers.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The tool diagnoses a stroke based on abnormalities in a person’s speech and facial movements.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The lenses enable the painless diagnosis or early detection of ocular diseases including glaucoma.
Briefs: Materials
The bandage captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at the site of a bone break to accelerate and improve the natural healing process.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D bioprinting using bioink from engineered stem cells enables treatment of myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular diseases.
Briefs: Imaging
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.

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