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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]

Ballistocardiography at Home on a Bathroom Scale

December 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Healthy heart (L) and heart in failure
“Good morning. Bill. Please. Step onto the scale. Touch the metal pads.” The device [MORE]

The “MasSpec Pen”

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mass spec pen detects cancer
This isn’t what first comes to mind—a mass spectrometer reduced to the size of a pen.  [MORE]

Diagnosing Influenza on a Smartphone

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diagnosing influenza via a smart phone
Engineers at the University of Tokyo have designed a battery powered device which can array [MORE]

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]