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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]

Variance in Liquid Biopsy Test Results

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy
According to Johns Hopkins University researchers: “Many commercial developers of liquid biopsy tests tout the accuracy and benefits of [MORE]

Lab-on-Skin Technology

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic Lab-on-Skin
As this piece says, “Of all the mobile devices designed to support medical care, no technology may have more [MORE]

Nanowire Brush Collects Cancer Biomarkers in Urine

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Extracellular Vesicle Capture
Last week, we had a piece from Aalto University in Finland about a plasmonic biosensor that detects exosomes [MORE]

Preserving Liquid Biopsy Samples with a Glycoprotein

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Circulating tumor cells, captured in microfluidic devices, die off in a few hours; so means of preserving them is a [MORE]

Plasmonic Biosensors

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Plasmonic Biosensor Detects Diseased Exosomes
As is said, disease is “written in blood.” In this piece, the “writing” is in exosomes—those [MORE]

Microfluidics for Cell Culture

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic Applications Labs-on-Chips
Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) devices are an evolving technology, often with divergence between performance and possibilities. This piece offers a [MORE]

A Robot Just Passed the Medical Licensing Exam

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence Robot
Let’s start off the year with a bang. Engineers in Hefei City, China-based Iflyteck have built an artificial intelligence [MORE]