Keyword: Fluids and secretions

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Incorporating semiconductor components, microscopic robots are made to walk with standard electronic signals.
Briefs: Materials
The material could be used to create housing in outer space.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Monitoring urine sugar levels is important during early stages of diabetes, and diaper sensors represent an attractive solution.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The solution increases water recovery, prevents mineral scaling, and cuts the volume of brines in half.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A triboelectric generator made of flexible circuit boards creates electricity when the wearer moves.
Briefs: Wearables
The patch can replace blood draws to test for antibodies that signal a viral or bacterial infection such as SARS-CoV-2.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
By capturing more cancer cells than blood draw screening, this device could help doctors understand a tumor’s biology and make decisions about treatment.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
A smartphone, combined with nanoscale porous silicon, enables inexpensive, simple, home diagnostics.
Briefs: Imaging

The promise of personalized medicine involves a simple device that keeps each person apprised of their level of health, identifies even trace amounts of undesirable biomarkers...

Briefs: IoMT
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This patch offers noninvasive and continuous monitoring of various biomarkers for a range of physiological conditions.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Tests show magnetoelectric power is a viable option for clinical-grade implants.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Briefs: Wearables
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
Briefs: Wearables
Smart devices measure electrical signals from the skin, indicating stress levels and emotions.
Briefs: Medical
Inspired by parasites, the tiny needles could help eliminate painful shots.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These biosensors could lead to improved glucose monitors for millions of people who suffer from diabetes.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device provides quick results and gives healthcare workers more time to treat patients in hospitals and other settings.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
This device could enable rapid, inexpensive liquid biopsies to help detect cancer and develop targeted treatment plans.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This gel releases short gene sequences into the heart muscle to heal it following a heart attack.
Briefs: Wearables
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Briefs: Wearables
A mobile, wearable device the size of a Band-Aid could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Blood Test Detects Multiple Types of Cancer
The test can screen for numerous types of cancer with a high degree of accuracy.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The self-contained technology is similar to the smart watches that monitor heart rate.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

An electrochemical sensing system that significantly improves the ability to rapidly and accurately detect heavy metals in biological and environmental samples was developed. Using a simple blood...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D-printing replacement organs with a new technique for bioprinting tissues. It allows scientists to create entangled vascular networks...

Briefs: Medical

The Air Force has developed improved devices for hemostatic management of patients with life-threatening blood loss from an arterial wound or surgery. Current aortic occlusion devices...

Briefs: Materials

Researchers have created a fabric that automatically regulates the amount of heat that passes through, depending on conditions; for example, when conditions are warm and moist — such as those of a...

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