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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]

High-Speed Live-Cell Interferometry

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HSLCI Melanoma Cell
A group of scientists from VCU Massey Cancer Center and UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a [MORE]

“MELISA,” Cell-Phone Based Immuosorbent Assay

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MELISA test
The Mobile Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (MELISA) is a means that “accurately measures progesterone levels, a key hormone that [MORE]

Super Accurate Photonic Biosensors

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Whispering Gallery Mode Biosensing
Biophysicists at New York University, who pioneered the concept of “Whispering Gallery Mode” [WGM] of silicon bead [MORE]

Laser and Ultrasound Co-Analyzer for Thyroid Cancer

May 22, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Thyroid Cancer
Current art in diagnosing thyroid cancer relies, first, on an ultrasound scan, followed by fine needle biopsy if a [MORE]

3-D “Jet”Printing with Living Cells

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

In Air Microfluidics 3D Printed Cells
Using familiar microfluidic devices, it might take seventeen hours to build up a cubic centimeter [MORE]

A Patch Against Body Fat

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patch to Change Body Fat
Researchers in Singapore have used a body patch studded with microneedles that slowly dissolve releasing either [MORE]

Unintended Sensor Discovery

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Detection Device
Imagine a combination electrophoresis box, nanopore sequencer and microfluidics device all in a very, very tiny package and [MORE]

Mass Producing Livers

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered Mini Liver Buds
Using a custom designed micro-well cell plate that has a film which nourishes liver stem cells, researchers [MORE]

An Injectable Gel for Regenerating Damaged Hearts

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable Gel Regenerates Cardiomyocytes
After a severe heart attack, cardiomyocytes, which maintain heartbeat, do not regenerate, at least until now. Researchers [MORE]

Disruptive Innovation in Dentistry

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dental Material Kills Microbes – Right Image
Keeping check on caries and chipping away bacterial plaque is why most people go [MORE]

Spray-On Heart Muscle

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Muscles in a Spray Can
The first artificial heart patented in the US went to Paul Winchell, more commonly remembered from [MORE]

Electro-Spinning Collagen for Organ Scaffolds

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biological Scaffolds
The process known as electrospinning, whereby a high voltage drives a liquid polymer through a small orifice causing it [MORE]

Therapeutic Ultrasound Zaps Small Benign Masses

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
A French company Theraclion (Paris) has developed an ultrasound platform that includes ultrasound, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, [MORE]