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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]

2017 P/M Nobel Prize for Understanding Internal Clock

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biological Clock Human
This year’s Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, announced last month, was recognition for understanding the basis of [MORE]

iEAT Food Allergy Detector

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Allergen Keychain iEAT
Food allergies, especially for children, can be life threatening, and often detection comes too late. Researchers at Harvard, [MORE]

pH Precise Drug Release in the Stomach

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach Micromotors
To treat stomach lesions associated with H. pylori infections, doctors give proton pump inhibiting drugs before administering antibiotics. The [MORE]

A Bathroom Scale with a College Education

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

PhysioSensing Pad
Mark Twain said cauliflower was just broccoli with a college education. Something like that might be said of this [MORE]

A New Kind of “Tissue Paper”

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Paper Made From Organs
In a multistep process (see the video), biochemists at Northwestern University have taken animal tissues, minced [MORE]

Million Electrode Array for Brain-Computer Interface

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Electrode
Under DARPA’s Neural Engineering Systems Design Program, engineers at Columbia University have developed a high density electrode array that’s [MORE]

Harvard’s Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Exam
Quoting directly: “We were able to design a device that can lie flat when the [MORE]

Barcoding Biomarkers

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LabOnAChip
Quoting directly: “Researchers at Rutgers University are now reporting in journal Lab on a Chip on a new barcoding technique [MORE]

Photoacoustic Imaging of Tumor Margins

July 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Surgery
Because breast tissue has relatively high optical contrast, laser light can penetrate deeply to find tumor margins during surgery. [MORE]