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Advanced Metamaterial Reshapes Hip Replacement Surgery

Mechanical metamaterials offer new hope to orthopedic patients and their doctors by nearly eliminating degradation and damage to the hip socket.

Dan Ferber
December 10, 2018
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Oxygen-Mapping Sensor Could Improve Organ Transplants, Skin Grafts

A new, flexible oxygen mapping device could help to prevent rejection of organ transplants and skin grafts.

Menaka Wilhelm
December 10, 2018
ASME TechCast: Exploring the Hot Field of Biomaterials and Engineering Opportunities

Dr. Christopher Jewell of the University of Maryland joins the ASME TechCast podcast to discuss the emerging field of biomaterials research and development and the different opportunities it offers cross-disciplinary engineers.

Jeff O'Heir
December 03, 2018
Making Labs-on-a-Chip Even Better

Engineers fix problems with today's lab-on-a-chip devices by protecting crucial blood cells from electrical damage.

Poornima Apte
December 03, 2018
Eliminating Delirium and Brain Inflammation after Surgery

New study shows that electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve can reduce the inflammation and improve cognitive outcomes of patients after surgery.

Kayt Sukel
November 26, 2018
Wireless Implant Helps Paraplegics Walk Again

A brain-to-spine wireless implant uses electrical stimulation of the spinal cord combined with weight therapy to help patients with spinal cord injuries walk.

Kayt Sukel
November 26, 2018
3D-Printed Implant Could Help Cancer Patients Get Right Amount of Drug

A customizable drug implant could help automatically deliver the right amount of drugs over time to cancer patients.

Dan Ferber
November 19, 2018
Special Surface Coating Can Kill Most Bacteria and Viruses on Contact

A new type of surface coating made from photosensitizer molecules kills viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens when applied to consumer and medical products.

John Tibbetts
November 19, 2018
Imaging Tool Quickly Measures Brain Cancer Treatment Effectiveness

An experimental imaging technique could help clinicians quickly identify the effectiveness of brain cancer treatment, change therapies if needed, and predict tumor aggressiveness.

John Tibbetts
November 12, 2018
New Approach Improves Treatment of Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer

A group of engineers and scientists at Washington University School of Medicine have developed a treatment that could target and treat diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a deadly brain cancer.

Cassie Kelly
November 12, 2018
Device Removes CO2 from Blood to Help People with COPD

A new device works like a kidney dialysis machine to remove excess CO2 from the blood to help those with COPD, cystic fibrosis, and other diseases.

Kayt Sukel
November 05, 2018
Microfluidics and Microscopy Deliver a Better Blood Clot Diagnostic

A new method using advanced microfluidics and miscroscopy could offer clinicians a better way of detecting blood clots to prevent strokes and heart attacks. 

Menaka Wilhelm
November 05, 2018
This Patch Can Mend a Broken Heart

Researchers have developed a 3-D printed patch that can deliver healthy cells to the heart after a heart attack.

Kayt Sukel
October 29, 2018