MRI Powered Gun for Tissue Penetration

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gauss Gun
According to this piece, MRI machines generate enough electromagnetic energy to move swarms of micro robots though the body [MORE]

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Diabetes Management

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes Mellitus
A new diabetes management system that relies on wearable stickers (i.e. biometric sensors) and a self-optimizing algorithm to track [MORE]

Automated Pharma Factory

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Datwyler Manufacturing Facility
Datwyler Sealing Solutions, a 102 year old Swiss manufacturer, is building a new highly automated plant in Middletown, [MORE]

Kyocera’s Optical Blood Flow Sensor

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

KYOCERA CORPORATION Optical Blood Flow Sensor
Kyocera (Kyoto, Japan), founded in 1959 as the Kyoto Ceramics Company, may be best known [MORE]

Innovations in 3-D Printing

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing Wake Forest Ear
Over the past year, the six of the seven innovations in 3-D printing and 3-D printers [MORE]

First 3-D Heart-on-a-Chip

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Heart-on-a-Chip
Quoting directly: “Harvard University researchers have made what they are touting as the first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated [MORE]

“The Window to the Brain” Project

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transparent Skull Implant
A collaboration between bioengineers in California and Mexico has brought forward an intriguing concept—a window in the skull [MORE]

Ingestible X-Ray Pill

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Check-Cap Ingestible Imaging Capsule
GE Healthcare and Check-Cap (Isfiya, Israel) are collaborating to create a imaging pill (somewhat similar to Medtronic’s [MORE]

Discrete Molecular Imaging From Wyss

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wyss Discrete Molecular Imaging
This is a follow up piece from a Tagline story on July 26 about the Wyss Institute’s [MORE]

Clot-Removing Devices

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stryker Trevo ProVue Retrieval System
Blood clots account for most of the 795,000 strokes each year in the United States, and [MORE]

Robots that Breed

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robot Reproduction VU Amsterdam
Someone once defined an intellectual as a person who thinks about something other than sex 10% of [MORE]

Urine Test for Virus

June 21, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Cytomegalovirus University of Texas Urine Test
An inexpensive and quick test for viral infections is only slightly more urgent because [MORE]

Measuring Cardiac Troponin in 10 minutes

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Philips Minicare I-20
Immediately after a heart attack, the heart muscle floods a protein, cardiac troponin I, into the blood stream [MORE]

“Smart Tampons”

May 10, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard Professors Ridhi Tariyal and Stephen Gire
There’s an interesting “what” in this piece, but an insufficient description of “how.” Two [MORE]