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Genetic Observations from DeCode Iceland

May 5, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Decode Genetics
St. Louis, MO has a population of about 320,000, as does Iceland. Based on DNA and genealogy studies of [MORE]

Factory-Made Human Organs

March 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artifical Trachea
Harvard Apparatus Regeneration Technology, Inc. (Holliston, MA) is a spin off from Harvard Bioscience specifically to grow transplantable synthetic [MORE]

Building Heart Tissue Layer by Layer

October 22, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Scaffolding
The basic strategy in regenerative medicine is to seed stem cells onto a fabricated scaffold that allows [MORE]

Prenatal Genomics

July 9, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

There’s a strong chance that sometime this year a person’s complete genome will be sequenced before birth.  For some [MORE]

Optogenetic Device for Studying Animal Behavior

June 18, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wireless Micro LED Control Brain
Keep in mind that this technique of mind control only involves mice. . . so [MORE]

Life before Earth

June 18, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Origin of Life
This piece about the evolution of life before Earth formed is off the mark for our scope, [MORE]

Stretchable, Wireless Rechargeable Batteries for Wearable Monitors

April 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stretchable Battery
Two desirable properties of wearable health monitors are a comfortable fit, and wireless rechargability. Electrical engineers at the [MORE]

Free Pedometer App for Smart Phone

April 2, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

"Moves" App for Activity Tracking
At present, smart phone culture is well ahead of smart phone medicine, but bridges between [MORE]

A Stressometer on Your Wrist

February 26, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neumitra Stress Monitor
Psychiatrists know that unrelenting stress can have serious consequences, from depression and panic attacks to violence [MORE]

Nano-Electro Retinal Implants

January 22, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanowire retina
With an increasing number of artificial nerve-tissue interfaces, it’s not surprising that engineers around the world are designing [MORE]

Scanadu’s “Scout” Tricorder

January 8, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scanadu tricorder
The $10m X Prize competition for a Star Trek-like “tricorder” already is bringing some new consumer diagnostic [MORE]

Nanoelectronic Scaffold for Tissue Culture

November 27, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cyborg Tissue
The concept of meshing human and nonhuman tissue into “cybernetic organisms” originated with the US space program and [MORE]

Breathing Microspheres

October 16, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable Oxygen
In emergency situations, where a person’s lungs have filled with a liquid (e.g. pneumonia), life saving oxygen flow [MORE]

Useable Genomics for Physicians

August 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Knome DNA Decoder
The greatest constriction of clinical genomics no longer is the cost of DNA sequencing as much as [MORE]