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Medical

Pulsed MRI System Could Selectively Deliver Drugs to the Brain

Using an office-based human-sized version of this non-invasive device, it may prove possible to cure Alzheimer’s by delivering drugs and genes to specified tracts in the brain under real-time imaging guidance.

Articles
Weapons Systems

How to Test a Cognitive EW System

Cognition in EW systems is an important element in achieving dominance of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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Imaging

Neural Implant Monitors Multiple Brain Areas at Once

A study seeks to understand how different parts of the brain communicate with other.

Applications
AR/AI

Neural Processing Unit Enables Human-Like Cognition for Enhanced Patient Care

A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.

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Test & Measurement

Formal Process Modeling to Improve Human-Decision-Making During Test and Evaluation Range Control

Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.

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Electronics & Computers

Neural Implant Monitors Multiple Brain Areas at Once, Provides New Neuroscience Insights

UC San Diego engineers wants to know: How do different parts of the brain communicate with each other during learning and memory formation?

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Weapons Systems

Quantifying Eye Movement Trajectory Similarity for Use in Human Performance Experiments in Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Research

ScanMatch software determines the similarity of two strings of eye-tracking data. See why that kind of capability is valuable.

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Photonics/Optics

Photoreceptor System for Melatonin Regulation and Phototherapy

This system treats light-responsive disorders or deficits such as eating disorders, sleep problems, hormone-sensitive cancers, and cardiovascular disorders.

R&D
Medical

Sensing Eye Mask Captures Pulse, Sleep Signals

A new, lightweight eye mask can unobtrusively capture pulse, eye movement, and sleep signals, for example, when worn in an everyday environment.

R&D
Wearables

Wearable Brain Scanner for Whole Head Imaging

A new type of wearable brain scanner is revealing new possibilities for understanding and diagnosing mental illness.

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Data Acquisition

Preliminary Development of an Integrated Mobility, Lethality, and Survivability Soldier Performance Testing Platform

Develop a methodology that incorporates objective measures of performance and is sensitive to changes in soldier-system equipment.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New Device Quickly Detects Lithium Ions in Blood of Bipolar Disorder Patients

The paper-based device allows point-of-care testing in one step.

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Electronics & Computers

Computational Model Predicts Human Behavior

This analytic model shows how groups of people influence individual behavior.

News
Green Design & Manufacturing

Cab Air Quality: A Critical Component of Operator Comfort

Review the design specs for any new haul truck, excavator, dozer or other off-road machine, and you’re not likely to find requirements related to cab air quality—yet....

Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

How HMI Displays Impact Operator Productivity in Industrial Vehicles

The latest research indicates that well-integrated HMI (human-machine interface) systems lead to more attentive users that better retain task-related information and...

Briefs
Medical

Senior Virtual Assistant Mitigates Impact of Dementia and Delirium

An estimated 50 million people worldwide are living with dementia, resulting in more than $1 trillion each year in healthcare costs. Artificial emotional intelligence (AEI)...

Facility Focus
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Facility Focus: U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory

In October 1962, the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Unit was established with a goal of providing specialized medical and physiological support to help close the gap between Army...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Modular Biosensor Patch

Researchers are identifying new biomarkers to help monitor cognition and stress in the human body and enhance human performance. Traditional biomarkers like heart rate, temperature, oxygen partial pressure, blood...

Articles
Aerospace

Eye Tracking Technology

Much debate surrounds the skills shortage burdening the manufacturing sector of aerospace and defense (A&D). Industry 4.0, the Baby Boomer retirement wave, and a lack of properly trained workers underpins this...

News
Test & Measurement

A Chat with 2019 Toyota RAV4 Chief Engineer Yoshikazu Saeki

Yoshikazu Saeki (above) is the chief engineer for the Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Highlander. Saeki (54) joined the company in 1987 as a suspension engineer on the Land Cruiser team...

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Imaging

Negative-Stiffness Vibration Isolation Facilitates Neuronal Research into Animal Learning and Memory

Micro- and nano-level microscopy, whether used in academic laboratories or industry, is susceptible to vibrations from the environment,...

Briefs
Energy

Novel Synaptic Architecture for Brain-Inspired Computing

Over the past few years, deep learning algorithms have proven to be highly successful in solving complex cognitive tasks such as controlling self-driving cars and language...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Mobile Health Platform

A mobile health technology was developed to monitor and predict a user’s psychological status, and to deliver an automated intervention when needed. The technology uses smart-phones to monitor the user’s location and ask questions about psychological status throughout the day.

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Medical

Tiny Injectable Sensor Could Provide Unobtrusive, Long-Term Alcohol Monitoring

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a miniature, ultra-low power injectable biosensor that could be used for continuous, long-term...

Briefs
Transportation

Soldier-Robot Team Communication: An Investigation of Exogenous Orienting Visual Display Cues and Robot Reporting Preferences

The advancement of robot capabilities and functionality has changed the way in which soldiers perform many of their...

Briefs
Wearables

Flexible Micro LEDs Can Control Behavior of Neurons

A KAIST research team has developed flexible vertical micro LEDs (f-VLEDs) using anisotropic conductive film (ACF)-based transfer and interconnection technology. The team, led by Professor...

Briefs
Medical

Small Sensor Array Offers Easier Way to Image Brain

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories want to use small magnetic sensors to image the brain in a way that's simpler and less expensive than the magnetoencephalography system now...

Features
Design

Design Controls: Addressing Changes in ISO 13485

When ISO 9001 was produced by the International Standards Organization, it put forth the general quality standard that organizations could adopt to ensure that the organization is focused on...

Application Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensor Assists NASA with Wearable CO2 Monitor

SST Sensing Ltd.Coatbridge,
UK
www.sstsensing.com

Studies show that heightened carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations can have an adverse effect on the human metabolism,...