POSTS TAGGED AS medical devices

Self-Folding Graphene Paper in Medical Applications

December 22, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Here’s a medical device idea that’s still on the drawing boards—though it deserves close attention. Materials scientists at Donghua University [MORE]

Microsupercapacitors for Wearable Devices

July 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Boron-Infused Microsupercapacitor for Wearables
First, some simple definitions. A capacitor is an electrical device that stores electrostatic field energy between its [MORE]

The “Cyber Heart” Project

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cyber Heart
With funding from the National Science Foundation, seven universities are collaborating in a computational modeling project “the Cyber Heart.” [MORE]

The World of Wearables

June 30, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

This infographic piece doesn’t show the wearable world map in great detail, but it has all the continents of the [MORE]

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]