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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…
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…
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…
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