Keyword: Fluids and secretions

Briefs: Medical

Researchers have developed a new kind of bandage that helps blood to clot and doesn’t stick to the wound. They tested various superhydrophobic materials — which are, like...

Briefs: Power

Researchers have developed electronic skin (e-skin) that is applied directly on top of real skin. Made from soft, flexible rubber, it can be embedded with sensors that...

Briefs: Wearables

Engineers have created a flexible electronic sensing patch that can be sewn into clothing to analyze sweat for multiple markers. The patch could be used to diagnose and monitor...

Briefs: Wearables
The mobile, wearable device could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These smart lenses can be used to diagnose and treat diabetes.
Briefs: Imaging
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Briefs: Materials
Inspired by barnacles, the paste provides an effective way to treat traumatic injuries and help control bleeding during surgery.
Briefs: Wearables
The biofuel cells can power wearable electronics purely by using human sweat.
Briefs: Communications
The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The portable device can differentiate among bacteria, viruses, and other biothreats.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device could help doctors personalize treatments.
Briefs: Materials
The material could be used to create housing in outer space.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Incorporating semiconductor components, microscopic robots are made to walk with standard electronic signals.
Briefs: Wearables
Monitoring urine sugar levels is important during early stages of diabetes, and diaper sensors represent an attractive solution.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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: Nanotechnology
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: Wearables
The patch can replace blood draws to test for antibodies that signal a viral or bacterial infection such as SARS-CoV-2.
Briefs: Medical
A smartphone, combined with nanoscale porous silicon, enables inexpensive, simple, home diagnostics.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs

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: Wearables
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: Medical
Inspired by parasites, the tiny needles could help eliminate painful shots.
Briefs: Wearables
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Smart devices measure electrical signals from the skin, indicating stress levels and emotions.