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Briefs: Medical
Methods for Characterizing Nonlinear Fields of a High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Source

Minimally invasive and non-invasive therapeutic ultrasound treatments can be used to ablate, necrotize, and/or otherwise damage tissue. High-intensity...

Briefs: Medical
Smart Artificial Limbs

Traditional leg prosthetics enable amputees to maintain mobility and lead more active lives. Leg prosthetics most commonly fit amputees’ residual limbs via a socket that encloses the limb like a wooden clog. Because the...

Briefs: Medical
Device Heals Organs Through Cell Function Change

A new chip device called Tissue Nano-transfection (TNT) can generate any cell type of interest for treatment within the...

Briefs: Medical
LightCensor Software for Optimized Viewing of Medical Images

Because of improved display quality, the smartphone has been advocated by medical imaging vendors for viewing medical images in specific conditions that require urgency of results, or...

Briefs: Medical
Wearable Biosensor Monitors Exposure to Bacteria, Viruses, and Pollutants

Researchers have created biosensor technology for wearable devices that continuously analyzes...

Application Briefs: Energy
Creating an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging

Keysight Technologies
Santa Rosa, CA
www.keysight.com

Implantable medical biosensors...

Briefs: Medical
Portable Device for Rapid Detection of the Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed more than 5,000 cases of the Zika virus in the U.S. from January 2015 to February 2017. The vast majority of those cases were...

Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
The Top Tech Briefs Stories of 2017

With another year of Tech Briefs almost in the books, it's time to look at our most-read news articles of 2017.

Top stories included a look back at the life of Robert Goddard, and a look forward to new...

News: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Sound-Off: What 3D-Printing Method is Best – FDM, SLS, or SLA?

A Tech Briefs reader asks our expert to compare three 3D-printing techniques.

MDB: Medical
Adding Value to Additive Manufacturing, Creative Solutions using Bioresorbable Polymers

Join Poly-Med’s CTO, M. Scott Taylor, Ph.D. for his presentation, “Adding Value to Additive Manufacturing, Creative solutions using bioresorbable...

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