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Ultrasound Activated Pacemaker

January 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

EBR Pacemaker
Startup company, EBR Systems (Sunnyvale, CA) is developing a new generation of pacemakers that rely on ultrasound signaling [MORE]

Possibilities for Touch Sensors

January 17, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Touch Sensor
Touch-screen devices rely on a phenomenon known as time domain reflectometry, which occurs when there is a change [MORE]

Meet “Elizabeth,” the Simulated Nurse

January 10, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Virtual Nurse "Elizabeth"
Researchers at Northeastern University have figured out how to leap the chasm between electronic information exchange and [MORE]

Viruses as Tissue Scaffold

December 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Virus Self-Assembly
Bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a process of assembling bacteriophage on glass to create [MORE]

Innovations from the Health 2.0 Meeting

November 29, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Remember how your mother nagged you about standing straight?  Now there’s a sensor device, “Lumoback,” that vilbrates if you [MORE]

Monitoring BP With Your Smart Phone

November 15, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

BP Monitoring App
Researchers at the University of Southern California’s Center for Body Computing and St. Luke’s Hospital are working [MORE]

Sensored Under Armour

November 1, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Read this piece thinking not about performance athletes but of people in need of distance monitoring-e.g. CHF patients discharged from [MORE]

Holographic Microscopy

October 25, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Holographic Microscopy
Swiss scientists, at the Brain-Mind Institute in Lausanne, have used laser light to show change in neurons based [MORE]

Robotic Assistants

October 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Office Bot Robot
Telepresence robots have had limited use to date, in part because Wi-Fi and cellular services have restricted [MORE]

Nanofiber Material Simulates VEGF

October 11, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

The transparent circle is nanomaterial that mimics the protein VEGF.
Using an injectable liquid that contains nanoparticles engineered [MORE]

Electronic Tattoos for Biomonitoring

October 4, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Materials Science professor John Rogers, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has developed a flexible, stretchable thin silicon patch [MORE]

Nanosensor Tattoos

September 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Phone sensor via skin tattoo
By designing polymer nanoparticles that contain a capture molecule, a charge neutralizing molecule and a [MORE]

Semi-Conductor Based Sequencing

September 5, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Sequencing Technology
Earlier this year, Tagline carried a story about “desktop sequencing” based on Ion Torrent’s semi-conductor approach which [MORE]

“Homeplus” Virtual Grocery Shopping

August 9, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Virtual Shopping
It’s not surprising that hospitals are searching for ideas that create new revenue streams, in the face of [MORE]