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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]

Winners of Qualcomm’s XPrize

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Final Frontier XPrize Winner
After five years of competition for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize ($2.6m), the company announced the winner—Final Frontier [MORE]

Doppler Ultrasound to Detect Blood Clots

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sonavex Ultrasound
Doppler ultrasound generates frequencies that are amplified when a transducer moves over an artery or vein. A blockage changes [MORE]

New Artificial Lung

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Lung
The heart lung machine Dr. John H. Gibbon Jr. invented and first used on a surgery patient in May [MORE]

Drug Releasing Implant that is Magnetically Triggered

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Month by month, it seems, bioengineers are finding increasingly clever means for controlling drug release with implanted devices. This piece [MORE]

Lab-on-a-Chip Diagnostic Chip Can Screen Several Diseases and Cost Less Than a Penny

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab-on-a-Chip for a Penny
Once in a while, something that’s too good to be true might actually be so, as an [MORE]

Transcranial Near-IR Spectroscopy for Locked-In ALS

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oxygen Sensor Locked-in-Syndrome
Can a “locked-in” patient suffering from advanced ALS enjoy life? The question seemed imponderable until Wyss Institute bioengineers [MORE]

A Hand-Held Device that Determines Sepsis in 10 Minutes

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

eLab Diagnostic Device
Nanomix (Emeryville, CA) is now clinically testing its point-of-care, hand held diagnostic device that can give an evaluation [MORE]

Lens Free Microscope for Automated Diagnosis of Meningitis

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluid Lens Free Microscopy for Meningitis
Quoting directly from this piece: “French researchers from Grenoble Alpes University and Aix-Marseille University have [MORE]

A Soft Robot for a Failing Heart

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Robot Helps Heart Beat
“Wearing your heart on your sleeve,” referring to people who freely express emotions, actually comes from [MORE]

Micromolding in Making Medical Equipment

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Micro Molding Medical Device
Size matters in making minimally invasive surgical devices, and generally, the smaller the better. This piece describes [MORE]

Nanotube Electrodes for Brain Implants

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube
Most brain implants are made of metal wires, which can work but are not ideal. They can kill [MORE]

Magnetic Separation of Bacteria in Blood

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood purification Stopperbild
Since the 1980’s it has been possible to separate hematopoietic stem cells from a bone marrow harvest using [MORE]

InterAtrial Shunt Device

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Corvia Medical Atrial Heart Device
About half of heart failure patients suffer from a stiffened heart muscle that causes blood to [MORE]