A Novel Sweat-Collecting Patch

January 18, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cactus Spine-Inspired Sweat Collection Technology
“A team of researchers at the Pohang University of Science & Technology in South Korea created [MORE]

Bio-RFID for Continuous Glucose Monitoring

November 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Know Labs unveils pocket-sized glucose monitor
[Seattle, WA] “Know Labs’ glucose monitors are both powered by its Body-Radio Frequency Identification, or [MORE]

Micrometer Resolution for Imaging

November 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D imaging of human organs using micrometer resolution
“We [at Umeå University, Sweden] present a simple approach enabling reconstruction of antibody [MORE]

From Stem Cells to Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

November 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Generation of pancreatic progenitors from stem cells
“Here, we [biomedical engineers at Penn State] identify a dose-dependent role for Wnt signaling [MORE]

An Insulin Switch

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic switch into insulin
“To test the functional coupling between insulin’s “hinge opening” and receptor activation, we [Indiana University] inserted an [MORE]

AI in Monitoring Self-Dosing

May 25, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Assessing medication self-administration using AI
Computer/artificial intelligence researchers at MIT “present a contactless and unobtrusive artificial intelligence (AI) framework that can [MORE]

Breathanalyzer for Blood Sugar

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breathalyzer for blood sugar monitoring
From research at National Taiwan Normal University: “The breathalyzer can analyze the changes in carbon dioxide [MORE]

A Possible Urine Test for Cancers and Metabolic Syndrome

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pillar-like molecules as biosensors
Japanese biochemists report that a pillar shaped compound can bind with the metabolite 1-methylnicotinamide to form a [MORE]

Microbiome v Genetics

March 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut microbiome
“This work utilized data from 1,100 individuals in the UK. It showed that the human microbiome was more closely [MORE]

Tear Analysis from a Contact Lens

February 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biosensor contact lens
“Researchers at the Terasaki Institute in Los Angeles have developed a prototype of a contact lens that can [MORE]

Glucose Monitoring Earring

February 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Sense Glucose Earring
Still in the r&d realm, this piece describes a wearable jewelry that monitors blood sugar levels.   “The [MORE]

Wearable, Continuous Glucose Monitors

November 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous glucose monitoring
The kind of wearable glucose monitors that show up in television advertising affixed to the arm or abdomen [MORE]

Intestinal Film Blocks Glucose Uptake in T1 Diabetes

November 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-assembling film blocks glucose absorption in GIT
“The researchers [at MIT] found that if dopamine is combined with a small amount [MORE]

Microbial Nanocellulose in a Wearable Sensor

October 20, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microbial nanocellulose sweat sensor
Microbial nanocellulose is a skin substitute, already used in wound dressings.  Researchers at the University of São [MORE]