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Microscopy Using UV Light for Diagnosis

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MUSE microscopy breast tissue
MUSE microscopy stands for Microscopy with Ultraviolet Surface Excitation, and is an imaging system from the University [MORE]

Cell Sized Injectable Sensing Robots

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
MIT nanomachines
MIT engineers are building some extremely small electronic devices, with the idea of putting billions of them in the [MORE]

Preserving Blood to Isolate CTCs

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy
Several advanced diagnostics for circulating tumor cells exist—such as single cell qPCR, digital PCR and RNA sequencing—but limiting their [MORE]

AI Turned to Cancer Detection in Liquid Biopsy

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Circulating Tumor DNA
With tumor biopsies, pathologists have a significant amount of tissue to examine, and with DNA sequencing they can [MORE]

Detecting Alzheimer’s Decades Earlier

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Beta amyloid plaque
Misfolded amyloid beta, forming plaques, has long been suspected as a key to understanding how Alzheimer’s disease causes [MORE]

Automated Robotic Phlebotomy/Analysis

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

End to end blood testing device
“. . . researchers at Rutgers University created a device that includes an image-guided venipuncture robot, [MORE]

That Gut Feeling

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Complete GI tract
Using high resolution imaging and electrophysiological sensing of smooth muscle cells in the entire mouse colon, researchers at [MORE]

Apple’s Patent Application for a Wearable Blood Pressure Device

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple patent drawing for Aplle watch BP monitor
Two years ago, Apple engineers filed a patent application for a blood pressure monitoring [MORE]

“Plug and Play” Modular Devices

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Plug and play diagnostic devices
MIT’s “Little Devices Lab” has created a modular approach for making simple and inexpensive diagnostic devices [MORE]

A Sugar-Transporting Biosensor for Detecting Cancer

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glut5 fluorescent probe
In making multicolor probes that detect varying levels of glucose transporters in blood, researchers at Michigan Technological University [MORE]

A Diagnostic Pill for Breast Cancer

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pinpointing Breast Cancer Non-Invasively with Imaging Pill
From the University of Michigan comes this assertion: “Here we demonstrate that negatively charged [MORE]

CRISPR Versatility

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HHMI Investigator Jennifer Doudna and Colleagues Created DETECTR
CRISPR is best known as a gene editing technology, but this report adds [MORE]

Monitoring Low White Blood Cell Levels

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring WBCs in Capillary
Anti-cancer chemotherapy knocks down the patient’s white blood cells, making them more vulnerable to infections. Thus, monitoring [MORE]

Using A.I. for Routine Examinations

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence in China
On a trip to China a few years ago, I saw a line of people at a [MORE]