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]

Pros and Cons of Robotic Medicine

May 3, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robots for Healthcare
On the one hand, medical robots increase human productivity and offer a broad platform for innovation (particularly with [MORE]

Light Activated Suturing

April 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light and Dye Close Wounds
Using Rose Bengal dye and a light in the green wavelength, researchers at the University of [MORE]

Advances in Organ Cryopreservation

March 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Freezers for Cryopreservation
James Hiram Bedford died in 1967 and was the first person to be cryopreserved. His body survives, along [MORE]

An Incredible Nanomotor

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tiny Texas Nanomotor
Mechanical engineers at the University of Texas at Austin have built a nanomotor described as this: “It is [MORE]

Lab-Grown Limbs

September 29, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

The technique of taking an animal organ, washing cells out of the extracellular matrix, and then seeding in new cells [MORE]

Orthopedic Developments

August 4, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Orthopedic Hand Prosthesis with Feeling
Several of these seven orthopedic breakthroughs have been in Tagline earlier, but here is a recapitulation: [MORE]

First Electronic Fabric

July 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

An international team collaborating with the Center for Graphene Science at the University of Exeter has developed the world’s first [MORE]

Sterilizing RFID Tags

June 30, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tego inlay RFID
The radio frequency identification tag is an extremely useful tool for managing everything that moves in a hospital. [MORE]

Advice from Dean Kamen

June 9, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dean Kamen Riding the iBOt Mobility System
It has been nine years since Dean Kamen spoke so inspiringly at our MedicalAutomation [MORE]

Cochlear Implant + iPhone

June 9, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr.Tjellström Testing Cochlear Baha Wireless Accessories
An Australian company, Cochlear Ltd. (Sydney) has introduced a tiny cochlear implant that can receive [MORE]

A Wearable Noninvasive Blood Monitor

June 2, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

EchoLabs Future Technology Watch Monitor
EchoLabs, a startup in Palo Alto, CA, has a wrist watch monitor which it claims can [MORE]

Inhaled Nanoparticle Antibiotic Delivery

May 12, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Helmoltz Nanoparticles Fight S. aureus
Nanoparticles are becoming an important means for drug delivery because they can be placed directly in [MORE]