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A Robot Just Passed the Medical Licensing Exam

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence Robot
Let’s start off the year with a bang. Engineers in Hefei City, China-based Iflyteck have built an artificial intelligence [MORE]

Automated Stem Cell Prep

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Cell Models Form in Hanging Droplets
This piece has an old idea in a new “package.” The old idea is [MORE]

A Smart Watch for Monitoring Blood Pressure

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple Smart Watch
We have seen “smart” watches before which claim a capability of monitoring blood pressure. Most have gone nowhere, [MORE]

Non-Viral Vectors for CRISPR Delivery

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT CRISPR Gene Editing Tool Without Viruses
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has mostly depended on viral vectors to deliver the cutting enzyme [MORE]

Machine Reading of X-Ray Images

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Algorithm Diagnoses Pneumonia Better Than Radiologists
The glucometer is one example of how a disruptive innovation can change medical practice, and [MORE]

Wyss’ Organ-on-a-Chip for Modeling Influenza

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organ-on-a-Chip
It has been 99 years since the great influenza pandemic that killed many more people than had died in World [MORE]

Polymeric Antibodies for Molecular Diagnostics

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly about this work at the University of Leicester: “ In a newly released article “A comparison of the [MORE]

The Youngest Stem Cells

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Pluripotent embryonic stem cells are derived from blastocysts of about 100 cells, which means those stem cells [MORE]

Smart Hydrogel

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nitric Oxide Ge
Quoting directly: “At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence for Wellness

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome
The interaction of some three billion bacterial genes and twenty thousand human genes in the human microbiome is the [MORE]

Hacking Sequencers with Malware of Synthetic DNA; Scary

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Illumina Genome Analyzer II Sequencing Machine
Today’s science-fiction can become tomorrow’s breakthroughs or its nightmares. The piece describes such a bad [MORE]

Perspective on DNA Sequencing

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA 3D Model
Keep in mind that the Human Genome Project completed its “rough draft” only a dozen years ago; since [MORE]

A Genetically Modified Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose Levels

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose
In laboratory mice, University of Chicago bioengineers were able to use CRISPR gene editing to modify [MORE]

Cell Atlas of the Small Intestine

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Small Intestine Cellular Composition
Quoting directly: “The lining or epithelium of the gut is one of the body’s most diverse and [MORE]