Keyword: Diagnostics

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Scientists have created innovative soft robots equipped with electronic skins and artificial muscles, allowing them to sense their surroundings and adapt...

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Briefs: Lighting Technology
Glow Sticks: From Parties to Detecting Biothreats for the Navy

Remember that party where you were swinging glow sticks above your head or wearing them as necklaces? Fun times, right? Science times, too. Turns out those fun party favors are now being used by a University of Houston researcher to identify emerging biothreats for the United States...

Briefs: Medical
Detector can identify radioactive isotopes with high resolution.
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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Exploring how innovations in wearables are making treatments more precise, portable, and patient-friendly than ever before.
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Podcasts: Medical
Exploring how AI algorithms analyze and interpret the data collected, leading to more accurate diagnostics and predictive insights.
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Podcasts: Medical
Exploring advancements in wearable injector technology, examining how these devices are transforming the administration of medications, improving patient adherence, and enhancing the overall effectiveness of treatment plans.
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Podcasts: Medical
DNA-based biosensors offer a highly sensitive and specific approach for detecting a range of target molecules.
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Briefs: Medical
Usually developing slowly over time, many cases of glaucoma are only picked up during routine eye tests, by which time lasting damage may already have been caused. But this could change in the future as academics from the U.K. and Türkiye have developed a contact lens which can detect changes in eye pressure which signal possible glaucoma.
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Briefs: Materials
Taking inspiration from origami, MIT engineers have now designed a medical patch that can be folded around minimally invasive surgical tools and delivered through airways, intestines, and other narrow spaces, to patch up internal injuries.
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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

The lungs are one of the most difficult organs for physicians to navigate. They have a dense network of blood vessels, bronchi, and other critical anatomical structures that makes...

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Briefs: Medical
Monitoring the success of surgery on blood vessels is challenging, as the first sign of trouble often comes too late. A new device could make it easier for doctors to monitor the success of blood vessel surgery.
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Podcasts: Medical
An at home, non-invasive for urge urinary incontinence and urinary urgency without the need for surgery, implants, or drugs demonstrated to potential of wearable neuromodulation.
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Podcasts: Wearables
Medical-grade wearables can increase patient engagement and gather robust data for clinical trials.
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Podcasts: Wearables
Wearable medical devices must balance the need for continuous monitoring with power efficiency.
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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Achieving interoperability as medical-grade wearables integrate with diverse healthcare systems.
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INSIDER: Test & Measurement

MIT engineers have developed a robotic replica of the heart’s right ventricle, which mimics the beating and blood-pumping action of live hearts.

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Continuous monitoring of sweat can reveal valuable information about human health, such as the body’s glucose levels. However, wearable sensors previously developed for...

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Tech Talks: Medical
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Designing a solution for molecular diagnostic instruments involves a complex system including a long list of hardware, software, firmware, consumables, and...

Briefs: Medical
Scientists have created a new way to detect the proteins that make up the pandemic coronavirus as well as antibodies against it. They designed protein-based biosensors that glow when mixed with components of the virus or specific COVID-19 antibodies.
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INSIDER: Medical

New soft-bodied robots that can be controlled by a simple magnetic field are well suited to work in confined spaces. The robots, formed from rubbery magnetic spirals, can be programmed to walk,...

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INSIDER: Data Acquisition

A tiny transistor enables device to acquire and transmit neurophysiologic brain signals while simultaneously providing power to the implanted device.

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A Rutgers-led team of researchers has developed a microchip that can measure stress hormones in real time from a drop of blood.
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Briefs: Medical
Boasting a 256-channel high-resolution sensing array and an energy-efficient machine learning processor, NeuralTree can extract and classify a broad set of biomarkers from real patient data and animal models of disease in-vivo.
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Blog: IoMT
Engineers at University of California San Diego have developed a fully integrated system for deep-tissue monitoring.
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Blog: Medical
The wearable sensor aims to help patients who suffer from muscle atrophy monitor changes to their health in a more convenient way.
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Quiz: Medical
How much do you know about IoMT, an industry that was valued at $99.58 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow to $486.34 billion by 2031? Find out with this quiz.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a wearable ultrasound device — about the size of a postage stamp — that can assess both the structure and function of the human heart.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new sensor — so cheap and simple to produce that it can be hand-drawn with a pencil onto paper treated with sodium chloride — could clear the way for wearable, self-powered health monitors.
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