News - 21 Oct 2020
Detecting SARS-CoV-2 virus and related antibodies is essential to control the COVID-19 pandemic. A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Malaga, led by Robert Halir, researcher...
News - 4 Aug 2020
In collaboration with partners in healthcare and industry, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM have developed a graphene oxide-based sensor system...
News - 20 Apr 2020
Engineering researchers developed a next-generation miniature lab device that uses magnetic nano-beads to isolate minute bacterial particles that cause diseases. Using this new technology improves how...
News - 2 Apr 2020
People who are at high risk of developing lung cancer, such as heavy smokers, are routinely screened with computed tomography (CT), which can detect tumors in the lungs. However, this test has an...
News - 7 Nov 2019
Food safety and food quality standards have never been higher in Germany and across the European Union (EU). This is particularly true in the dairy sector. However, in spite of such high standards,...
News - 1 Oct 2019
Small, non-invasive patches worn on the skin can exactly detect the levels of medication in a patient’s system, matching the precision of existing clinical procedures.
In a small-scale clinical...
News - 4 Sep 2019
Fraunhofer has developed an innovative ultrasound transducer that would soon provide a rapid and reliable method for diagnosing middle-ear infections.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic...
News - 22 Aug 2019
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Animal diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses put at risk the health and well-being of wildlife, livestock, and human...
News - 14 Dec 2018
A novel ingestible capsule that can be controlled through Bluetooth wireless technology has been designed by researchers at MIT, Draper, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The new capsule...
News - 17 Jan 2018
A recent study carried out at the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology, Pirkanmaa Hospital District and Fimlab in Finland has established the possibility of using an electronic nose...