So far the internet of things hasn’t made much headway into patient care in the medical setting, but consumers are buying wellness devices for a variety of reasons. Will the medical world embrace that data?
Life is a programming language, and molecular biologist Andrew Hessel thinks that it will be increasingly available to anyone interested in designing with the building blocks of life.
The researchers used a mix of inks that, together, can form living tissue that could be used to test new drugs.
Researchers implanted electrodes in a master monkey’s brain and an unconscious avatar monkey’s spine, allowing the master to move a joystick with the avatar’s hand.
The AliveCor monitor communicates with a companion app, which can connect patients with professionals for an ECG analysis within 24 hours.
A Penn State team discovered that nanomotors made from tiny metal rods can be manipulated by sound waves and magnets, giving them precise control over their actions inside of cells.
A team of researchers developed a chip that could negate the need for cochlear implant recipients to wear any sort of external hardware.
Researchers are interested in developing biobots that respond to light or chemicals, which could draw them toward a tumor or other ailment to deliver drugs or surgery.
The partnership will focus on the creation of eye tissue, which can be used for toxicology tests and to study the advancement of diseases.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers foresee their creation being used to monitor the human body, generate power and run small devices.