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Ultrasound Can Selectively Kill Cancer Cells

February 5, 2020

A new technique could offer a targeted approach to fighting cancer: low-intensity pulses of ultrasound have been shown…
Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans

December 23, 2019

Technique may help remotely image and assess health of infants, burn victims, and accident survivors in hard-to-reach places.…
Portable photoacoustic breast imaging system shows promise during initial lab tests

November 28, 2019

A new, portable breast imaging system under development in Buffalo has the potential to better identify breast cancer…
A new type of acoustic insulation enables sound to be concentrated in corners

October 30, 2019

A group of researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), in collaboration with Chinese scientists from…
Micromotors Push Around Single Cells and Particles

October 29, 2019

A new type of micromotor—powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets—can move around individual cells and microscopic particles…
Researchers Make it Possible for Ultrasound to Reveal Gene Expression in the Body

September 27, 2019

Some of the most important tools in the toolbox of modern cell biologists are special chunks of DNA…
Tiny Vibration-Powered Robots Are the Size of the World’s Smallest Ant

July 17, 2019

Researchers have created a new type of tiny 3D-printed robot that moves by harnessing vibration from piezoelectric actuators,…
Ultrasound used to measure movement of ciliated cells

June 4, 2019

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have been studying cilia for years to determine how their dysfunction…
Neurotechnology Introduces Focusonics Ultrasonic Directional Speaker

April 9, 2019

Focusonics is a speaker that uses ultrasonic waves for sound reproduction, generating sound that is confined to a…
Noninvasive ultrasound stimulation of spleen could lead to new treatments for inflammatory arthritis

March 18, 2019

Researchers at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with researchers at Medtronic, have shown that noninvasive daily ultrasound…
New ultrasound sensors could allow us to listen to bacteria

January 17, 2019

In one way or another, you’re probably familiar with ultrasound technology. Although it is widely used in a…
Ultra ultrasound to revolutionise technology

January 15, 2019

A new and extremely sensitive method of measuring ultrasound could revolutionise everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles.…
Glimpse of the future as robotics meets ultrasound

January 7, 2019

From contactless medical procedures to underground robots detecting pipe damage, the new Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore…
Ultrasound releases drug to alter activity in targeted brain areas in rats

November 12, 2018

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have developed a noninvasive way of delivering drugs to within a few millimeters…
Ultrasonic Array Controller For Ultrasonic Particle Manipulation

October 17, 2018

Ultrasound Research Group at Neurotechnology introduces Ultrasonic Array Controller for ultrasonic particle manipulation. The controller is a multi-channel,…
Wearable Ultrasound Patch Monitors Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

September 13, 2018

A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help…
Focussed ultrasound used to improve effects of cancer drugs

July 13, 2018

Researchers have made a breakthrough in more precisely targeting drugs to cancers. Using ultrasound and lipid drug carriers…
Keeping kidney stones at bay during space flights

July 13, 2018

A new, painless, non-invasive procedure that harnesses ultrasound technology to reposition kidney stones, in an effort to offer…
Surgery involving ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure

May 24, 2018

An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure…
Flexible Ultrasound Patch Could Make it Easier to Inspect Damage in Odd-Shaped Structures

March 26, 2018

Researchers have developed a stretchable, flexible patch that could make it easier to perform ultrasound imaging on odd-shaped…
Designing a new material for improved ultrasound

March 23, 2018

Development of a theoretical basis for ultrahigh piezoelectricity in ferroelectric materials led to a new material with twice…
New method for waking up small electronic devices

February 21, 2018

As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a…
New partnership to research focused ultrasound technology

February 2, 2018

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) are partnering with INSIGHTEC to develop noninvasive treatments for brain disorders…
A safer route to ultrasonic therapy

January 10, 2018

Researchers at Duke University have discovered a way to enhance the effectiveness and safety of sonogenetics or ultrasonic…
Scientists Design Bacteria to Reflect “Sonar” Signals for Ultrasound Imaging

January 5, 2018

The ultimate goal is to be able to inject therapeutic bacteria into a patient’s body—for example, as probiotics…
Molecular beacon signals low oxygen with ultrasound

December 11, 2017

Areas of hypoxia, or low oxygen in tissue, are hallmarks of fast-growing cancers and of blockages or narrowing…
UVA tests power of focused ultrasound, immunotherapy to battle breast cancer

November 10, 2017

In its latest pioneering effort to harness the power of focused ultrasound to battle disease, the University of…
Blood testing via sound waves may replace some tissue biopsies

September 19, 2017

Cells secrete nanoscale packets called exosomes that carry important messages from one part of the body to another.…
Glass fronts can be acoustic illusions for bats

September 8, 2017

Sometimes bats perceive a smooth, vertical surface as an open pathway. A dangerous error in times of buildings…
Getting Therapeutic Sound Waves Through Thick Skulls

August 3, 2017

Ultrasound brain surgery has enormous potential for the treatment of neurological diseases and cancers, but getting sound waves…
Soundwaves can detect flaws in batteries before they discharge totally or self-ignite

July 28, 2017

Owners of electric cars and electric bicycles have experienced how the battery seemingly can go on and on…
Smart Materials Used in Ultrasound Behave Similar to Water

June 16, 2017

A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania is gaining new insight into the smart materials used…
New ultrasound ‘drill’ targets deep vein blood clots

June 15, 2017

Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a…
Ultrasonic Clothes Dryers

May 5, 2017

Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) introduced an ultrasonic clothes drying technology. The…
Ultrasound and drug research holds promise for Alzheimer’s disease

April 6, 2017

Non-invasive ultrasound improves the delivery to the brain of a therapeutic antibody targeting Alzheimer’s disease, University of Queensland…
Ultrasound scanner goes portable

March 1, 2017

Ultrasound is an effective and harmless means to look inside the body. It is used by specially trained…
New ‘needle pulse’ beam pattern packs a punch

January 26, 2017

A new beam pattern devised by University of Rochester researchers could bring unprecedented sharpness to ultrasound and radar…
RNA hitches a ride on ultrasound waves

January 21, 2017

MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers have demonstrated that they can deliver strands of RNA efficiently to…
Controlling ultrasound with 3-D printed devices

October 27, 2016

A new device harnesses ultrasound for surgery and manipulating small objects like particles and biological cells Ultrasound is…
Research finds that ultrasound slows brain ageing

October 12, 2016

Treatment with scanning ultrasound has already been proven to reverse Alzheimer’s disease in mice, and now it appears…
Mice sing like jet engines to find a mate

October 12, 2016

Mice court one another with ultrasonic love songs that are inaudible to the human ear. New research shows…
Holograms with sound

September 23, 2016

Sound can now be structured in three dimensions. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and…
Data analysis links autism severity to genetics, ultrasound

September 5, 2016

For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester…
New study shows breakthrough treatment for essential tremor using focused ultrasound

September 2, 2016

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) researchers, along with an international group of investigators, have discovered…
Research, industry join forces to develop new ultrasound technologies

September 2, 2016

Carestream Health, a leader in medical and dental imaging, and an interdisciplinary team of University researchers will collaborate…
Study finds ultrasound is reliable, inexpensive way to measure health

June 15, 2016

To explore the relationship between the percentage of fat in muscle and overall health, University of Georgia graduate…
Improved medical imaging takes top prize at Innovation Forum

March 1, 2016

Producing better-quality ultrasound images could be as easy as taking a selfie. That was the pitch that Princeton…
New Research Reveals Sound of Deep-Water Animal Migration

February 24, 2016

New research finds there is a distinct sound coming from a massive community of fish, shrimp, jellies, and…
We are exposed to harmful ultrasound in public buildings

January 21, 2016

Our bodies are constantly surrounded by a variety of potentially harmful waves – we all carry mobile phones,…
Are people suffering as a result of ultrasound in the air?

January 20, 2016

New research from the University of Southampton indicates that the public are being exposed, without their knowledge, to…
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