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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
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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
An MRI That Won’t Scare Kids and Could Help Adults

A group of doctors and engineers solve problems that prevent doctors from ordering an MRI for some children.

Poornima Apte
October 29, 2018
Engineers Improve Photodynamic Cancer Therapy

Engineers have created a thin adhesive strip that could greatly improve the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy, a promising cancer treatment with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy.

Lina Zeldovich
October 22, 2018
Stem Cells Heal Damaged Muscle, Doing What Surgery Can’t

Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have figured out a cell-based approach to healing damaged muscle that could offer a more efficient method than those currently used.

Menaka Wilhelm
October 22, 2018
Novel Delivery of Antibodies Fights HIV

DNA delivered to cells via electrical pulses was first explored for creating new vaccines and is now being tested in the lab to produce disease-fighting proteins.

Melissae Fellet
October 15, 2018