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LLNL’ Brain Chip

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is best known for developing advanced technologies for national security (i.e. nuclear weapons). But actually, it [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]

Ultrasound Imaging Needle

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optical Ultrasound of the Heart
For the first time, it has become possible to make live images from inside the heart [MORE]

Telemed on Wheels

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mobile Stroke Unit
“The golden hour” is a term referring to the time-window a stroke victim has when treatment is most [MORE]

Keeping Stem Cells in Place for Heart Damage Repair

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using Magnets to Heal Myocardial Cells
The previous piece is about protecting stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes so they survive when transplanted. This [MORE]

Implantable Cardiac Monitor Connects to Smartphones

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Confirm-Rx Cardiac Monitor
“Abbott received FDA clearance for the Confirm Rx implantable cardiac monitoring device that wirelessly connects to the patient’s [MORE]

Implantable Sensor Measures Intraocular Pressure

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eyemate Continuous IOP Monitor
With a new device called “Eyemate” (from Implandata, Hanover, Germany), an eye surgeon can insert a interocular [MORE]

Automated Stem Cell Prep

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Cell Models Form in Hanging Droplets
This piece has an old idea in a new “package.” The old idea is [MORE]

Smart Hydrogel

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nitric Oxide Ge
Quoting directly: “At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that [MORE]

A Genetically Modified Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose Levels

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin Patch that Monitors Glucose
In laboratory mice, University of Chicago bioengineers were able to use CRISPR gene editing to modify [MORE]

A Self-Propelled Catheter

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic Bronchoscope
The conventional means for looking into lung’s airways is a camera-carrying bronchoscope with additional tools for taking a tissue [MORE]

3-D Medical Imaging

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

EchoPixel True3D
“EchoPixel, a company in Mountain View, California, hopes to bridge the gap [between what a surgeon sees on a [MORE]

Microneedle Patch for Drawing Interstitial Fluid

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microneedle Patch
Average size adults carry about two and a half gallons of interstitial fluid which bathes every cell in the [MORE]

Home Blood Testing

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Athelas Remote Blood Testing
Patients undergoing chemotherapy need frequent blood tests to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment and to register [MORE]