Using Strain to Read DNA

Geneticists may soon use a new type of strain sensor to sequence DNA faster and cheaper than anything they now have in their labs.

Alan Brown
June 26, 2017
Innovations to Disrupt Blood Glucose Monitoring Market

According to Frost & Sullivan, the diabetes monitoring market is currently valued at $10.71 billion, and is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.4% to reach $14.68 billion in 2022. Read about the latest advances and innovations.

June 19, 2017
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Seeing Is More Than Believing with Biosensing Contact Lenses

New biosensing contact lenses are designed to detect glucose levels for diabetics and hold thousands of other possibilities.

Cassie Kelly
May 15, 2017
PET Scans of Walking Subjects Could Transform Diagnosis

A device developed by a collaborative team of researchers could turn PET imaging on its head.

Stephanie Stephens
April 10, 2017
Data Helps the Elderly Age Comfortably

By combining algorithms with sensors, engineers have created digital healthcare platforms to help the elderly age comfortably at home.

Jeff O'Heir
April 10, 2017
Stopping Lung Cancer, One Breath at a Time

A microfluidic device that captures breath might possibly save you from lung cancer.

Eric Butterman
April 10, 2017
Visualizing “Whirled” Health

A paper-and-string whirligig that costs 20 cents to make could change the game and help end malaria and other worldwide epidemics.

Michael MacRae
April 10, 2017
An Easier Way to Make Reliable Glucose Sensors

Using semiconductor manufacturing methods could help produce a stable, affordable glucose sensor.

Jeff O'Heir
April 10, 2017
Better Blast Helmets from Fluid Dynamics

Helmets designed using computational fluid dynamics could help dampen shock waves and better protect soldiers from traumatic brain injuries.

Monique Brouillette
April 10, 2017