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Cognitive Radio

August 21, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Radio
“Cognitive radio” refers to electronic devices that can automatically switch between radio frequencies to find the fastest frequency [MORE]

Smart Phone Otoscope

August 14, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Otoscope iPhone
A California company, CellScope, has developed an attachment to the iPhone’s camera that functions as a digital [MORE]

World’s Smallest Artificial Heart

July 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Jarvik 2000 Artificial Heart
Last May 24th, surgeons at the Bambino Gesu’ Hospital in Rome implanted the world’s smallest artificial [MORE]

Designing a Smart Phone with an e-Nose

June 26, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensory Vapour Technology for Electronic Nose
During the 1970’s, Linus Pauling at Cal Tech did pioneering work in breath analysis, [MORE]

How Sickness Happens

June 5, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Michael Snyder
This piece is about Stanford geneticist Michael Snyder’s own experience with personalized genomics.  For two and a half [MORE]

Microsoft’s Language Translator

May 29, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

The idea of a language translation device took root in a DARPA project several years ago, and then passed [MORE]

A Handheld DNA Sequencer for $900

May 15, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mini Sequencer
DNA sequencing is an idea that has launched many ships, and the latest technology in this field is [MORE]

A Cancer Breathalyzer

April 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breath Tester
Dogs can be trained to detect the smell of lung cancer in a person’s breath—with 98% accuracy.  With [MORE]

Genomics-Based Rx

April 3, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Alexis Borisy (left) and Michael Pellini lead an effort to make DNA data available to help cancer patients.
With lower costs [MORE]

Biochemistry of Exercise

March 13, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Everyone knows that a good diet and exercise promotes health and wellness, but the biochemistry involved remains vague.  Researchers [MORE]

“Photoelectricwetting” Activates MEMS Devices

March 6, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light-Actuated Cantilever
First, imagine a drop of water on a waxed car hood: the drop beads up.  Then, on an [MORE]

Automated Brain Blood Monitor

February 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrasound Headset
The signature combat wound of the Iraq War has been brain trauma, and as in previous wars, the military’s [MORE]

Ultrathin Brain Sensor

February 14, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Electrodes
Surgery can be the only option for epileptics with uncontrolled seizures, but knowing which location in the brain [MORE]

Stem Cell-Derived Pituitary Gland

February 7, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pituitary Cells
This is one of those things that is almost inconceivable until it happens: scientists at Japan’s RIKEN Center for [MORE]