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Wired to Think

September 17, 2019

To understand how humans think, it comes down to the wiring. For 60 years, scientists have used metal…
Inspired by natural signals in living cells, researchers design artificial gas detector

September 16, 2019

A cube one-fortieth the size of a human red blood cell can glow when it detects flammable gas.…
Stretchable Wireless Sensor Could Monitor Healing of Cerebral Aneurysms

August 29, 2019

A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help…
Wearable sensors detect what’s in your sweat

August 21, 2019

Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, is developing wearable…
New method rapidly detects invisible dangers to food

August 16, 2019

When food is recalled due to contamination from bacteria such as salmonella, one may wonder how a tainted…
Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics

August 1, 2019

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and…
Hydration sensor could improve dialysis

July 26, 2019

For patients with kidney failure who need dialysis, removing fluid at the correct rate and stopping at the…
This image shows six devices with biosensors to detect whether a cancer cell is alive when it passes through a tiny hole for fluids. The devices fit on a 3-inch wide piece of glass. Image credit: Zhongtian Lin
Cancer Device Created at Rutgers to See if Targeted Chemotherapy is Working

July 17, 2019

Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer…
Reading the Signals of the Gut

July 2, 2019

Millions of people take probiotics with the goal of improving their digestion, but what if those bacteria were…
Coming soon: A home blood test to better monitor chronic illnesses

May 28, 2019

In his lab, UdeM professor Alexis Vallée-Bélisle is busy perfecting a biosensor that patients with kidney disease, heart…
Octopus-inspired wearable sensor

May 23, 2019

Wearable electronics that adhere to skin are an emerging trend in health sensor technology for their ability to…
Synthetic biologists hack bacterial sensors

May 21, 2019

Rice University synthetic biologists have hacked bacterial sensing with a plug-and-play system that could be used to mix-and-match…
Sweating the Small Stuff

May 7, 2019

Assistant professor of medical engineering Wei Gao is enriching the field of personalized and precision medicine with an abundant source…
Project BioSensing – detecting pathogens using quantum technology

May 6, 2019

Safe diagnoses of diseases, identification of multidrug-resistant germs, detection of beginning epidemics at an early stage or detection…
Biosensor ‘bandage’ collects and analyzes sweat

April 24, 2019

Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what’s going on inside the body. However, collecting…
New technology marks a key step toward shrinking a medical lab to fit on fingertip

April 3, 2019

In an important step toward performing medical diagnoses using handheld devices, the researchers have adapted silicon chip technology…
Sweat holds most promise for noninvasive testing

March 25, 2019

Making a revolutionary biosensor takes blood, sweat and tears. And saliva, naturally. University of Cincinnati professor Jason Heikenfeld…
Biosensor may provide better cancer diagnosis

March 15, 2019

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have developed a new biological sensor that could help clinicians better diagnose…
No-touch sensor measures vital signs of small animals

February 20, 2019

Measuring the vital signs of small conscious animals with feathers, fur or scales is no easy task, but…
Protecting the field of dreams: Communicating with plants

February 13, 2019

Plants have important things to say, and University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Hanseup Kim…
This startup wants to revolutionize the future of biofabrication

November 16, 2018

Before the fall of 2012, Orkan Telhan and Karen Hogan didn’t even know each other. Fast forward six…
Skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen levels anywhere in the body

November 9, 2018

Injuries can’t heal without a constant influx of blood’s key ingredient — oxygen. A new flexible sensor developed…
New Chip Measures Multiple Cellular Responses to Speed Drug Discovery

October 29, 2018

Finding ways to improve the drug development process – which is currently costly, time-consuming and has an astronomically…
New smart watch algorithms can help identify why you are sleeping poorly

October 18, 2018

New algorithms take advantage of multiple smart watch sensors to accurately monitor wearers’ sleep patterns. As well as…
Intelligent patch warns of infected wounds

October 13, 2018

Infections in surgical wounds make up an estimated two per cent of all hospital expenses in Denmark. This…
Researchers demonstrate first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine

October 9, 2018

Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed the first example…
Portable cancer test uses smartphone, new gold biosensor

October 8, 2018

Early diagnosis of cancer greatly improves the odds of successful treatment. Yet many people, especially in developing countries,…
Biosensor for phenylketonuria

September 14, 2018

The treatment of numerous diseases could be improved if the blood concentration of disease-relevant metabolites could be monitored…
Electrochemical ‘roughening’ improves LLNL-developed flexible biological sensors

September 12, 2018

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineers and scientists have developed a new technique that enhances the performance of…
Engineers, physician collaborating to detect impending asthma attacks

September 11, 2018

About 5 percent of asthma patients suffer from frequent and severe sudden chest tightness that disrupts breathing, often…
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