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Stranger than Fiction–Brain Organoids that “Think”

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human brain organoids
A neuroscience lab at University of California-San Diego “. . . has connected organoids to walking robots, modified [MORE]

Wearable Tracks Vitamin C Level in Sweat

July 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin sensor measures Vitamin C
This is from researchers at the University of California in San Diego: “By stimulating sweating in [MORE]

Monitoring Infant Health with a Pacifier

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pacifier Biosensor
This report comes from a collaboration of researchers at the University of California San Diego, and the University of [MORE]

Extrachromosomal DNA in Tumor Cells

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oncogenes on doughnut-shaped ecDNA (orange)
“In the past, cancer researchers have mainly focused on targeting genes that are located on the [MORE]

Robotic Contact Lens

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Contact lens
Muscles that control eye movement have an electrical output—or more precisely, an electro-oculographic signal.  With that in mind, engineers [MORE]

pH Precise Drug Release in the Stomach

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach Micromotors
To treat stomach lesions associated with H. pylori infections, doctors give proton pump inhibiting drugs before administering antibiotics. The [MORE]

The Sign Language Translator You Wear

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Moxo Sensor mPath
The first part of this piece may give you the creeps; it’s about sensored “emototyping” for marketing research, [MORE]

Looking Inside Arteries

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pantheris Full Flair
Interventional cardiologists at the University of California-San Diego’s cardiovascular center are the first in the nation to use [MORE]

A New Twist for Probiotics: Drug Delivery

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

SalmonellaNIAID
This is a story about an idea that obviously is not ready for prime time, but is fascinating nonetheless. Systems [MORE]

Removing Nanoparticles from Blood with Oscillating Electric Fields

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticle Removal Chip
Designing nanoparticles to deliver drugs is easier than figuring out how to extract them from the blood stream [MORE]

The Power of Sweat

December 16, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sweat-Powered Electronics
The current edge in wearable technology is in pairing flexible circuits with microbatteries. This piece describes research at the [MORE]

Map of Human Metabolism

April 16, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Metabolism
An international consortium has created a second generation map of the biochemical reactions involved in human metabolism.  Called [MORE]

Rapid Self-Healing Hydrogels

May 15, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Jello-Like Hydrogels
See the video in this piece; it describes how bioengineers at the University of California San Diego developed hydrogels [MORE]

Low Cost Wearable Vital Signs Monitor

April 10, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vital Signs Monitor
Calling their device a “life and activity monitor,” researchers at Oregon State University and the University of [MORE]