Complete Check-Up … on a Chip
About the size of a stapler, this handheld device is able to test
a large number of proteins in our body all at once — a subtle
combination of optical science and engineering.
The Pulse: Growing Stem Cells on a Chia Pet
In this episode, we’re making heart models for fewer recalls, taking vital signs
with an iPhone, tracking activities with
Moov, and finding a new way to grow
3D Printed Heart Model
A software solution played a pivotal
role in helping surgeons save a baby
boy’s life through the use of a 3D printed heart model.
Number of deaths this app, called
The Phone Oximeter, could help to
prevent in developing countries.
Migraines No More
With the Cefaly electric headband, which
the FDA approved
Year that then junior U.S. Senator
Barack Obama introduced a bill that
proposed to increase funding for
research on genomics, expand the genomics workforce, provide a tax credit
for the development of IVD tests that
can improve the safety or effectiveness
of drugs, and reaffirm the need to protect genetic privacy.
New findings show that much of the
mineral from which bone is made consists of ‘goo’ trapped between tiny crystals, lubricating and allowing movement.
It is this flexibility that stops bones from
Safer Drug Delivery to the
The blood-brain barrier and systemic
side effects are issues of concern when
it comes to delivering drugs to the
brain. This article highlights technology that offers an alternative to current
@Dunkermotor: Amazing! > Bionic exoskeletal suit allows #paraplegics to walk
again, improving their quality of life.
Tiny Camera Sees for the
Three years into development, OrCam has
developed an eyeglass-mounted device
that helps the visually impaired better
understand the world around them, and its
primary use is to help users process text.
Looking for a real market with real demand? Medical
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