DARPA’s Augmented Contact Lenses

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

High tech contact lens
“Researchers at leading French engineering IMT Atlantique in mid-April announced “the first autonomous contact lens incorporating a [MORE]

A Lung-Liver-Gut-Endometrium-Brain-Heart-Pancreas-Kidney-Skin-Skeletal Muscle “Body-on-a-Chip” Device

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Organs Chip
Aimed at drug testing, MIT engineers have created a physiome chip, aka “body-on-a-chip,” that has one to two [MORE]

Million Electrode Array for Brain-Computer Interface

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Electrode
Under DARPA’s Neural Engineering Systems Design Program, engineers at Columbia University have developed a high density electrode array that’s [MORE]

Introspective Robots

October 11, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Programming Drone Potential Flight Courses
It may be that one thing which makes humans different from other animals is the degree [MORE]

DARPA’s Self-Healing Body Concept

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DARPA ElectRx Electric Prescriptions
DARPA, the folks who gave us the internet and GPS, now imagine implanting sensors in the body [MORE]

DARPA’s Artificial Spleen

December 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype Artifical Spleen
While the military has a special need to control sepsis, civilian mortality in the US reaches 170,000 annually, [MORE]

LLNL to Develop DARPA’s Implantable Neural Device

September 9, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable Neural Device
One the one hand are 270,000 traumatic brain injuries in the American military since 2000, and on [MORE]

Neurobridge Implant

August 5, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neural Implant for Paralysis
Here are two different examples of neural implants—one to overcome paralysis, and the other, in development, to [MORE]

Brain Stimulators for Military Use

July 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Machine
Brain-implanted devices are gaining traction in part because so many soldiers in recent wars have sustained limb loss or [MORE]

Comparing Robots

July 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Honda's Asimo
Before you conclude that humanoid robots are a passing fancy (much like railroad executives thought of the automobile in [MORE]

DARPAs Biological Technologies Office

June 24, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

DARPA Biotechnologies Office
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), over the past half century, has been responsible for creating the [MORE]

Writing Genetic Languages

June 17, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

If synthetic biologists can develop a recombinant plant that produces a human protein such as interleukin-2 and fold it to [MORE]

Micro Vacuum Pumps

September 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microscale Vacuum Pump
DARPA let challenge grants for micro-scale vacuum pumps which could be used in micro-fluidics devices (among [MORE]


June 18, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Following Tagline’s stories (March 12, and May 7) about the Wyss Institute’s “organs-on-a-chip,” here’s a piece about another organ– [MORE]