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Digital Guidance for the Blind

September 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Theia-digital guide for the blind S
In Greek mythology, Theia, the “far shining one,” was the Mother of the Sun.  So [MORE]

A Breathalyzer for COVID-19

August 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Canary COVID-19 breathalyzer
South African scientists will start field testing a breathalyzer that could become an inexpensive and rapid way to [MORE]

Monitoring Hemolysis

July 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring hemolysis in dialysis
Mechanical and aerospace engineers at the University of Delaware have designed an instrument for measuring the damage [MORE]

Wearable Tracks Vitamin C Level in Sweat

July 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin sensor measures Vitamin C
This is from researchers at the University of California in San Diego: “By stimulating sweating in [MORE]

Device uses AI to Diagnose Influenza

June 2, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

FluSense device flu-like illnesses and influenza trends
“University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine [MORE]

Handheld Eye Scanner Detects Autism

May 5, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Handheld eye scanner to identify children with autism spectrum disorder
“Researchers at Flinders University in Australia have developed a handheld eye [MORE]

Rapid Virus Sensor

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanotubes with gold nanoparticles captures virus
“VIRRION” is the name of a device that researchers at Penn State and NYU have [MORE]

Optical Sensor Detects Cancer Cells in Urine

April 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Detecting cancer cells in urine
In searching for a protein associated with human tumor progression, researchers at the University of Twente [MORE]

Battery-Free Implantable Biosensor

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tiny biosensor in the tip of a needle
Implantable biosensors are relatively large devices that have to be surgically replaced once [MORE]

Bionic Pancreas FDA Approved

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bionic pancreas system
“Beta Bionics, a firm based in Boston, MA, won Breakthrough Device designation from the FDA for its iLet [MORE]

A Bone Bandage

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bandage-for-bone
After a bone fracture, the naturally occurring purine nucleoside adenosine floods the injury site, but it does not necessarily remain [MORE]

3D Printed Cell Traps

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D-printed cell trap isolates tumor cells in blood sample
Engineers at Georgia Tech and Emory University report using 3D printing “to [MORE]

Spit Analysis for Heart Attack Risk

December 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Device to analyze spit to diagnose risk of heart disease
Australian scientists have developed a device that assesses biomarkers in spit [MORE]

Wearable Sweat Analyzer

December 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable sweat skin sensor
This wearable sweat analyzer is more sophisticated than other sweat devices that have come before.  “[University of [MORE]