Medical Devices

Device Could Allow Chemo Patients to Test Blood Cell Levels at Home

MIT scientists have developed a prototype device that allows chemotherapy patients to test their white blood cell levels without pricking a finger or taking a blood sample.

John Tibbetts
July 16, 2018
Device Could Allow Chemo Patients to Test Blood Cell Levels at Home

MIT scientists have developed a prototype device that allows chemotherapy patients to test their white blood cell levels without pricking a finger or taking a blood sample.

John Tibbetts
July 16, 2018
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Fiberscope Lets Scientists Look Deeper Into the Brain

A new device called Fiberscope could help scientists with their searches by giving them a less-invasive look into the brain’s depths.

Menaka Wilhelm
July 16, 2018
Fiberscope Lets Scientists Look Deeper Into the Brain

A new device called Fiberscope could help scientists with their searches by giving them a less-invasive look into the brain’s depths.

Menaka Wilhelm
July 16, 2018
New Funding Increases Access to Hot Cryo-EM Microscopy Technology

Scientists and bioengineers are warming up to cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM), an ultra-low-temperature technique for visualizing the atomic-level inner workings of human cells and other applications.

Michael MacRae
July 09, 2018
New Funding Increases Access to Hot Cryo-EM Microscopy Technology

Scientists and bioengineers are warming up to cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM), an ultra-low-temperature technique for visualizing the atomic-level inner workings of human cells and other applications.

Michael MacRae
July 09, 2018
AABME CONNECT: Building Trust in Computer Modeling and Simulation

Medical device makers lag other industries in their use of computer models. One of the big issues discussed at AABME CONNECT is how much can researchers, regulators, and engineers trust their models and simulation?

Alan Brown
June 11, 2018
Microscope Reveals Subcellular Activity in 3D Living Color

After a decade of work in his lab at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Eric Betzig has developed a microscope that presents an unprecedented picture of subcellular activity in 3D living color.

Nancy S. Giges
June 11, 2018
Microscope Reveals Subcellular Activity in 3D Living Color

After a decade of work in his lab at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Eric Betzig has developed a microscope that presents an unprecedented picture of subcellular activity in 3D living color.

Nancy S. Giges
June 11, 2018
Device Improves Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer

A new device captures circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood stream, providing a new avenue for early detection of metastatic cancer, as well as opportunities to test the source of the cells or the effectiveness of ongoing treatment.

Kayt Sukel
June 04, 2018
Device Improves Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer

A new device captures circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood stream, providing a new avenue for early detection of metastatic cancer, as well as opportunities to test the source of the cells or the effectiveness of ongoing treatment.

Kayt Sukel
June 04, 2018
Podcast: Designing Autism-Friendly Clothing

Fashion and engineering combine in the work of Molly Fuller, Molly Fuller Design, to create comforting compression clothing to alleviate the symptoms of autism.

David Walsh
June 04, 2018
New Endoscope Helps Reduce Dangers of Colonoscopies

Longstanding issues with traditional colonoscopies have led a medical device company to engineer a better solution—a simpler, single-use endoscope that is more flexible, more controllable, and less likely to result in injury or infection.

Kayt Sukel
May 29, 2018
Butterfly Eye Inspires Camera for Better Cancer Detection

Engineers and physicians have developed a camera inspired by a butterfly’s eye to distinguish between tumors and healthy tissue in breast cancer patients. The system could help surgeons detect and remove cancerous tissue more effectively than current technologies.

Melissa Lutz Blouin
May 29, 2018