Keyword: Diagnosis

Briefs: Wearables

A new device from Lincoln Laboratory can now alert trainees when they are heading toward injury. The device continuously estimates a person’s core body temperature to determine their risk level...

Briefs: Medical

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: Test & Measurement

Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year from more than 31 recognized pathogens including E. coli O157:H7, a particularly harsh strain of E. coli. Researchers...

Briefs: Wearables

Soft pressure sensors have received significant research attention in a variety of fields including soft robotics, electronic skin, and wearable electronics. Researchers have developed a highly sensitive...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Slinky-like sensor survives washing machines, cars, and hammers.
Briefs: Wearables
The device ultimately should be able to provide accurate signals from a person who is walking, running, or climbing stairs.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A new imaging technique measures temperature in 2D.
Briefs: Medical
Potential applications for a graphene atomic-level sensor include detecting COVID, ALS, and cancer.
Briefs: Wearables
The test can simultaneously diagnose cases, track variants, and detect co-infections.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The smartphone-based device could reduce the pressure on testing laboratories during a pandemic.
Briefs: Imaging
A new imaging method measure temperature in 2D.
Briefs: Medical
The tool diagnoses a stroke based on abnormalities in a person’s speech and facial movements.
Briefs: Wearables
The test uses a smartphone microscope and could deliver results in about 10 minutes.
Briefs: Medical
The lenses enable the painless diagnosis or early detection of ocular diseases including glaucoma.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The camera could have uses in faster disease diagnosis and thinner cellphones.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind.
Briefs: Wearables
The camera captures pulse and respiration signals from a video of a person’s face.
Briefs: Imaging

Engineers have developed a sensor system and manufacturing process for smart contact lenses. The sensor system contains a photodetector for receiving optical information, a temperature sensor for...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
A team at the University of Münster is adapting a cell labelling strategy known as "SNAP-tag" technology.
Briefs: Medical
The sensor technology could also be used to create clothing that detects a variety of pathogens and other threats.
Briefs: Communications
The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The device provides the first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors to detect diseases at the molecular level with near-perfect efficiency.
Briefs: AR/AI
The fiber contains memory, temperature sensors, and a trained neural network program for inferring physical activity.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
“Dumb” headphones are made smart by turning them into sensors.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
NASA Spinoff: Wearables
Software that monitors astronaut health in space now monitors high-risk patients at home.
Briefs: Imaging
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
5 Ws: Materials
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The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health. Wearing a facemask is a step in protecting against infection; the new facemask also diagnoses the wearer with...