POSTS TAGGED AS medical devices

Molecular Light Switch

June 16, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecule Size Switch
The smallest possible electrical switch would be no more than a single molecule which could change its shape [MORE]

Graphene for Organic Electronic Devices

April 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene Cover Conducts Electric Charge Faster
Faster electronic devices depend on better materials through which electrons travel. Most electronic chips have [MORE]

Perspective on Nanotechnology

February 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

It remains to be seen if the fifty year old “Moore’s law” (i.e. a doubling of the number of transistors [MORE]

GaN Biosensors

February 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Technique Moving Researchers Closer to GaN Biosensor
Graphene may be the best example of how a new material can transform design [MORE]

The “Quantified Self”

February 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Use of Healthcare Apps
At present, about a quarter of adults use fitness trackers or smartphone apps that collect physiological data. [MORE]

Implantable/Dissolvable Sensors

December 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dissolvable Electronic Devices
This says it all: “Electronic devices that dissolve completely in water, leaving behind only harmless end products, are [MORE]

“Smart Ink” Microbatteries

November 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Battery size has a limiting effect on a number of implantable and wearable devices. To address this, a Harvard lab [MORE]

Mobile Health Planning, Soup to Nuts

October 28, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Becker’s Hospital Review is a champ when it comes to taking a complex subject and organizing it in an easy-to-grasp [MORE]

3-D Printing, Flexible Circuits

October 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wellness Sensors
Stain gauges are devices that measure a material’s flexibility. This piece reports how researchers at Purdue University (West Lafayette, [MORE]

Ultra-Low Powered Wireless Sensor

July 8, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

PsiKick Chip
A crucial limitation on the thousands of devices conceived to make up the “internet of things” is their power [MORE]

MEMS Switch for Ingestible Devices

June 17, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Coto Technology RedRock MEMS Reed Switch
Reed switches are small electrical devices made of two metallic prongs inside a sealed glass [MORE]

Veterans Affairs mHealth Program

April 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

VA Mobile Healthprovider
This doesn’t sound like cutting edge progress, but the fact that the Veterans Health System is proceeding with [MORE]

Nanotech Wave in Healthcare

April 8, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nano Batteries
This piece mistakenly attributes “nanotechnology” to American engineer Eric Drexler who popularized it in his 1992 book, Nanosystems. Drexler [MORE]

Self-Healing Polymer

March 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece describes a “dynamic polyuria” developed at the University of Illinois, which has stretchable and self-healing characteristics as might [MORE]