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Complete Blood Count on a Smartphone

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Essenlix mobile testing device
The Theranos experience might cause pause in enthusiasm for any quick and easy blood analysis platform, but [MORE]

Removing A and B Antigens for O Type Blood

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut bacteria may have key to creating universal blood
It has long been known that A type blood cells have one [MORE]

Proof-of-Concept for Nanobot “Fantastic Voyage”

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanorobots
In the 1966 film “Fantastic Voyage,” scientists inside a micro-submarine swam through the blood steam aiming to break up a [MORE]

A Wearable Cytometer

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable cytometer
Most of the wearable biosensors on the market today monitor heartbeat, respiration and movement.  Others are working on blood [MORE]

Turbulence Propels Stem Cells into Platelets

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Turbulence activates platelets
In this case, the “martini” is both shaken and stirred.  Japanese stem cell scientists that “turbulence” in a [MORE]

Nanobots for Treating MRSA

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanobots grab MRSA bacteria
Using gold nanowires coated with platelets and red blood cells, bioengineers at the University of California in [MORE]

Functional Neurons from T-cells without Induced Pluripotency

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurons from human immune cells
From Stanford University comes this news: “This new study demonstrates a breakthrough technique that can produce as [MORE]

Growing Blood without A, B and RhD Antigens

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Red blood cells
There are 36 different blood groups and more than 350 antigens on red blood cells that can cause [MORE]

Measuring Heartbeat and Blood Flow with a Camera

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Professor Gunther and Ruben Invent Camera for Heart Rate Estimation
Noting that hemoglobin absorbs green light, researchers at Utah State University [MORE]

Transfusion Medicine—Opportunities?

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Transfusion
Many of our readers are opportunity-minded, i.e. innovators looking for something to make better. And, there’s hardly a medical [MORE]

A Hydroelectric Power Plant in Your Blood Vessels

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Vessel
Bioengineers at Fudan University (Shanghai) have built what they call a “fiber shaped fluidic nanogenerator” which is small enough [MORE]

Hydrogel Nanocomposite to Staunch Hemorrhage

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chemical engineers at MIT have developed a new material to stop hemorrhage from battlefield wounds or surgical accidents. “The biomaterial [MORE]

Graphene Dialysis Membrane

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patient Receiving Dialysis
A typical dialysis session lasts four hours and has to be repeated three times a week. The reason [MORE]

MIT’s Microfluidics Device to Detect Plasma Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Multiple Myeloma Microfluidics
Multiple myeloma comes from a proliferation of white blood cells (plasma cells) that result in overproduction of [MORE]