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Medical

Nanoelectronic Heart Cell Sensor

Professor Jun Yao and his team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have created a tiny sensor that can simultaneously measure electrical and mechanical cellular responses in cardiac tissue.

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Medical

New Endoscope Offers Non-Invasive Imaging in High Resolution

A research team out of the Center for Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics (CMSD) within South Korea’s Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed a high-resolution...

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Medical

Affordable, Portable Imaging Offers Tumor Resection Accuracy

While research shows that removal of cancerous tumors is most successful when surgeons remove a layer of healthy tissue around tumors, it can be difficult to know where healthy...

INSIDER
Medical

Handheld Diagnostic Offers Point-of-Care for Future Pandemics

Using swarms of pinhead-sized magnets inside a handheld, all-in-one lab kit, researchers have developed a technology that could significantly increase the speed and volume of...

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Medical

Imaging Combines With ML for Improved Colon Cancer Diagnosis

A cross-departmental collaboration between researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, could lead to better and earlier diagnoses of colon cancer. A research...

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Medical

New 4D Flow MRI Cuts Heart Scan Time in Half

Research out of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom, has developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology that can produce 4D flow images of a heart in less...

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Imaging

Study Tracks, Maps Single Blood Stem Cell With Microscopy

Researchers in a joint study between the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the University of California, San Diego, have developed the first-ever method for tracking single...

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IoMT

The Evolution of COVID-19 Testing

One silver lining that the pandemic brought is an expansion of infectious-disease-testing technology.

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Software

Quick Test Kit Determines Immunity to COVID-19, Variants

A team of scientists from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore...

Features
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Inside the OEM: Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medtech companies.

Features
Medical

Innovative Motors Improve Productivity for Clinical Diagnostic and Fluid Handling Laboratories

Aging populations, increased preventative care, and the recent pandemic are driving growth in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and agriculture industries.

Features
Medical

2022 Medical Winner: The Novel Squid Glaucoma MicroShunt

Glaucoma is the second-leading cause of blindness, affecting 80 million patients globally, including 3 million patients in the U.S.

Articles
Medical

2022 Create the Future Design Contest: Automotive/Transportation Category Winner — Betterfrost Ultra-Low Energy Defrost & Defog System

Betterfrost’s solution defrosts and defogs electric vehicles’ windshields with 20 times less power than current technology and extends the range of an EV by 38 km on an average commute in winter.

Briefs
Medical

Extraction of Largely Unexplored Bodily Fluid Could Be a New Source of Biomarkers

Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.

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Connectivity

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Medical

Biosensors: Medtech’s Greatest Detectives

From detecting brain injuries to monitoring stress, today’s biosensors are being called upon to alert patients and their physicians to changes that might normally be much more expensive or...

INSIDER
Medical

Biosensor Detects Brain Tumors with Less than a Drop of Blood

Researchers have developed a biosensor that could help physicians precisely diagnose brain cancer from a minute blood sample.

R&D
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Low-Cost Device Rapidly Detects Hepatitis C

Researchers have designed a microfluidic platform that incorporates different steps that are usually performed by trained personnel in sophisticated lab settings on a single platform. The...

Features
Medical

Show Preview: MD&M Minneapolis 2022

Minnesota is home to Medical Alley and the area is poised to transform healthcare with its combination of institutions and talent in one region.

R&D
Medical

Generating Electricity from the Blink of an Eye

A research team has obtained electrical energy from small movements of the human body, such as the blink of an eye, by using biocompatible materials to minimize the device’s thickness....

From the Editor
Medical

From the Editor - ‘COVID Is Over’ — Back to Reality for the Medtech Industry?

President Biden says he believes the COVID-19 pandemic is over, although acknowledging that the virus is still a problem that needs addressing. As the...

Global Innovations
Photonics/Optics

Self-Cleaning Optical Fiber Can Help in Diagnosing Cancer, Monitoring Environment

Researchers have successfully developed a novel optical fiber design allowing the generation of rainbow laser light in the molecular fingerprint...

Briefs
Materials

Smartphone-Powered Microchip Enables At-Home Medical Diagnostic Testing

The innovation opens the door for faster and more affordable at-home medical testing.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Smart Microrobots Walk Autonomously

A collaborative effort has installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size — smaller than an ant’s head — so that they can walk autonomously...

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Medical

PTSD Risks and Severity Linked to Hippocampus

While the American Psychological Association has recognized posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a mental illness for more than 40 years, there is still much that remains unknown about the...

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Medical

AI Model Uses fMRI to Identify Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia, and Autism Early

Identifying mental health conditions early is key to better treatment and prevention. As advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are paving the way to...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light-Sensing 3D-Printed Device Could Help People with Lupus

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

INSIDER
Medical

Rapid, At-Home Saliva Test as Good as RT-PCR

A fast and sensitive COVID-19 test requires only a saliva sample; a palm-sized, portable device; and a smartphone.

R&D
Wearables

Smartphone Clip-On Detects Zika in Blood

Researchers have developed an instrument that can be clipped on to a smartphone to rapidly test for Zika virus in a single droplet of blood.