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The “Molecular Footprint” of Aging

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene regulatory footprint of aging
Proteomic and genomic bioengineers have deciphered some of the molecular actions of genes and proteins that [MORE]

Intestinal Organoids

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Next generation organoids
Intestines have the highest cell turnover in the body.  But could lab-grown intestinal organoids mimic that behavior?  The [MORE]

MEMS Soft Robots

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Modular soft robotic microdevices
In this piece, engineers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne describe this technology for manufacturing soft [MORE]

Hydrogel in Regenerative Medicine

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hydrogel for tissue regeneration
Materials scientists in Switzerland have engineered a new hydrogel that is highly adhesive to bones and can [MORE]

Simple Blood Test for Metabolites

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

PKU test
Quoting directly: “researchers at Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, Germany and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de [MORE]

Synthetic Biology-Based Implantable Optical Biosensor

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Improving biosensors for implantable sensing
Optical biosensors can be implantable devices that detect a wide range of substances from biomarkers to [MORE]

Smart Thread for Wearables

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

EPFL researchers develop a smart thread
Quoting directly: “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researchers have developed a smart thread [MORE]

The Evolving Digestible Robot

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Edible Robot
In labs around the world, engineers are designing components—batteries, lenses, propulsion systems—that are evolving into ingestible/digestible robots. Researchers from [MORE]

Nanowire Detection of Prostate Cancer

November 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly: “[Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)] researchers have managed to get around this obstacle by inventing a new [MORE]

Microrobots for Medical Procedures

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel methods of drug delivery inside the body is a promising area for research as it may make precise placement [MORE]

Multiplex Microfluidics Device for Low Concentration Biomarkers

April 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly from this piece, “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, researchers have developed a device for rapid [MORE]

Miniature Blood Monitoring Device Fits on Drainage Tube

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring Critical Blood Levels
Patients in intensive care units usually are surrounded by a forest of monitoring and fluid handling equipment. [MORE]

Implantable Biosensor with Wireless Reporting

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable Biosensor with Wireless Reporting
Here is the claim: “This is the world’s first chip capable of measuring not just pH [MORE]

Neuroprosthetic for the Central Nervous System

March 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a great example of interdisciplinary collaboration, bioengineers in Lausanne, Switzerland have developed a brain or spinal cord prosthetic that [MORE]