DNA Nanoswitches

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Nanoswitches Wyss Institute
By attaching binding molecules to one strand of double stranded DNA, it is possible to see, using [MORE]

Microcontact Printing with APTES

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic devices are used to determine biomarker concentrations in fluids, such as blood—as in liquid assays for cancer. This piece [MORE]

MRI/PET Imaging Using Dual Agents with Time of Flight Capability

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dual Agent PET and MRI
Two injected radioagents– fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF)—followed by quantitative MRI/PET scanning, produces better [MORE]

Guiding Therapeutic Angiogenesis

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Vessel Model
This piece reports that researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Stanford University have used 3-D printing to [MORE]


July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientist who Developed Pharmacoscopy High-Throughput Microscope
Quoting directly: “By combining state-of-the-art high-throughput fluorescent microscopy with single cell image analysis and novel [MORE]

3-D Printed Menisci

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Knee Implants
Natural menisci in the knee have firmer cartilage in the center and softer, on the outside, making [MORE]

A Smarter Bathroom Scale

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Bathroom Scale
In due course, measuring one’s arterial health could be as “everyday” an event as weigh in on a [MORE]

Device for Treating Skin Tumors

June 27, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Scale Prototype for Tumors
This piece leaves out two critical pieces of information: what kind of skin tumors are being [MORE]

Lab on a CD Disk-Like Device

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Makerspaces Microfluidics Devices
Makerspaces are publically accessed R&D facilities for which users pay a fee, like a health club membership. [MORE]

Rapid Protein Screening

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rapid Screening Machine
Biochemists at Penn State have developed a method for rapid screening of proteins (even in living cells) that [MORE]

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells
Here’s a good question: can nanoparticle technology transform immunotherapy for cancer? From researchers at the Fred Hutchinson [MORE]

Adhesive Sensor Detects Leaking IV Drips

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Sensor for IV Leakage
For elders, inserting a needle and cannula into a vein to deliver a liquid medication can [MORE]

Implant for Tissue Restoration in Rotator Cuff

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patch for Rotator Cuff with Staples
Four tendons hold shoulder muscles to the bone. Tears in one or more of those [MORE]

Dealing with Regulated Medical Waste

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sterilis Medical Waste Disposal
In most hospital situations where regulated medical waste is hauled away to be burned, the cost is [MORE]