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Knee Harvested Electrical Power

October 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MFC energy harvester for knee
“This letter describes a lightweight macrofiber composite (MFC)-based energy harvester for capturing biomechanical energy through the [MORE]

Optical Flow Sensor Measures Blood Flow Velocity

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Probe measures changes in blood flow
Engineers at Australia’s Flinders University have developed a thin catheter that measures small changes in [MORE]

Injectable Cardiac Monitor

September 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
BIOMONITOR III injectable heart monitor
BIOTRONIK (Lake Oswego, OR) has released its next generation injectable heart monitor. “It is designed to [MORE]

A “Cytophone” with a Laser and Ultrasound to Kill Tumor Cells

September 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Noninvasive cytophone detects melanoma
University of Arkansas Medical School researchers have developed a device that can detect and kill melanoma cells [MORE]

Heart Patches of Living Stem Cells

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart patch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Until heart doctors have a successful strategy for injecting stem cells directly into cardiac tissue to repair damage, this [MORE]

A Hair-Sized Lung Probe

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lung alveolus
In an extremely fine optical fiber, Scottish scientists devised a tool for assessing lung disease deep in the organ.  [MORE]

Hydration Monitoring with Saliva

August 6, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MX3 hydration measurement system
An Austin, TX company, MX3 Diagnostics, is now testing its handheld digital meter for hydration levels based [MORE]

Mini-MRI for Knee Injury

August 6, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype of mini MRI for knee injuries
Besides the bones of the knee joint, there are tendons, the meniscus, and ligaments [MORE]

DOE’s Berkeley Lab Creates a 3-D Printed Microfluidics Device

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed all liquid lab on a chip
As described: “When two liquids – one containing nanoscale clay particles, another containing [MORE]

Hearing with Fingers

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Finger vibration hearing
“A novel study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience provides the first evidence that a simple and inexpensive [MORE]

A Patch that Keeps a Broken Heart Beating

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart nanoscaffold
“[Brown University] investigators developed computational models of hearts beating and evaluated what kind of biomaterial patch would provide sufficient [MORE]

Smartphone Controlled Neuromodulator for Migraines

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Theranica Nerivio Migra elecroceutical device for migraine
The USFDA recently approved a neuromodulator for the treatment of migraine headache.  The device, [MORE]

Organ Chips in Space

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dan Huh and Andrei Georgescu adapting the organ-on-a-chip technology for space
More than half of the Apollo astronauts have experienced bacterial [MORE]

Ultrasound Transducer Plugs into a Smart Phone

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Butterfly Ultrasound.
Most medical ultrasound machines cost between $20,000 and $75,000, though some go for well more than $100,000, not including [MORE]