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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]

New Artificial Lung

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Lung
The heart lung machine Dr. John H. Gibbon Jr. invented and first used on a surgery patient in May [MORE]

Protein Profile Blood Test for Cancer

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prof. Tao and Team Developed Blood Test for Cancer Proteins
The biomarkers that really matter in liquid biopsies are proteins, and [MORE]

Immortalized Stem Cells for Growing Blood

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Strategies for growing blood from stem cells have proved only marginally successful, because even
Stem Cell
stem cells show the reproductive restriction [MORE]

Monitoring Blood Coagulation Continuously During Surgery

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Cells
During a heart operation, surgeons need to know if the patient’s blood is coagulating too quickly—potentially causing clots. To [MORE]

A Blood Test for Parkinson’s Disease

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurofilament Staining of Human Cerebellum
When body cells die their debris ends up in blood. So, it shouldn’t come as a [MORE]