Keyword: Drug Delivery

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Briefs: Medical
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
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Podcasts: Design
Human factors engineering helps prevent errors and contributes to the successful use of the device.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
An ultra-small actuator has nanometer-scale precision.
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Briefs: Medical
Cancer immunotherapy, one of the most important and promising therapies for cancer treatments, is being used by oncologists to treat patients suffering from many different cancers including breast, cervical, colon, stomach, and skin.
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Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Briefs: Wearables
The patch enables unobtrusive drug delivery through the skin for the management of skin cancers.
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Briefs: Motion Control
A remotely controlled microswimmer could navigate the human body and aid in drug delivery.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An ultra-small actuator has nanometer-scale precision.
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Briefs: Materials
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
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UpFront: Materials
Private stations get NASA funding; a camera "sees the unseen," and more.
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Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will Microneedles Catch On?

A brand-new episode of our podcast series Here’s an Idea looks at microneedles, specifically their use in delivering drugs and vaccines. The array of tiny injectors, less than a millimeter in height, avoid nerve endings and feel a bit like Velcro. The patch creates little, micron size pathways that lead a...

Podcasts: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Microneedles offer an intriguing alternative to the drug-delivery devices we know and don't love.
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Articles: Wearables
The Halo replaces all metal retractors with one simple, one-size-fits-all design.
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Facility Focus: Energy
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
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Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Briefs: Materials
Northwestern researchers have developed a new microscopy method that allows scientists to see the building blocks of “smart” materials.
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Briefs: Wearables
The patch can replace blood draws to test for antibodies that signal a viral or bacterial infection such as SARS-CoV-2.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.
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Briefs: Nanotechnology
Ultrasound is used to deliver antibodies to treat cancers, infectious diseases, and rheumatoid arthritis.
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Briefs: Nanotechnology
This invention holds potential for a range of biomedical applications, from controlled-release drug delivery to tissue engineering.
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Briefs: Medical
The patch uses painless, biodegradable microneedles.
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Articles: Aerospace
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.
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Briefs: Medical
Inspired by parasites, the tiny needles could help eliminate painful shots.
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Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
NIBIB is committed to integrating the physical and engineering sciences with the life sciences to advance basic research and medical care.
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Briefs: Transportation
A quantum material could offset energy demand of artificial intelligence.
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Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA's Dry Goods Delivery System, a lung-heart sensor on a chip, and more.
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Briefs: Imaging
An inexpensive 3D-printed microfluidics device could be used to personalize cancer treatment.
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Briefs: Materials

A new method uses ultraviolet light to control the flow of fluids by encouraging particles — from plastic microbeads, to bacterial spores, to pollutants — to...

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