News - 16 Feb 2021
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the...
News - 17 Nov 2020
Shantanu Chakrabartty's laboratory has been working to create sensors that can run on the least amount of energy. His lab has been so successful at building smaller and more efficient sensors,...
News - 9 Sep 2020
Robust and widespread antibody testing has emerged as a key strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.
However current testing methods are too...
News - 2 Jul 2020
Although it might be tempting to rely on your fitness tracker to catch early signs of COVID-19, Northwestern University researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to...
News - 21 Apr 2020
Engineers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis have received federal funding for a rapid COVID-19 test using a newly developed technology.
News - 26 Nov 2019
Several things make people dislike a visit to the doctor such as sitting in the waiting room and people coughing without covering their mouths.
However, for many, the worst thing about a...
News - 5 Apr 2019
The burgeoning growth of 3D printing has made it possible to 3D print an individual’s own prosthetic from models available from open-source databases.
However, those models do not have...
News - 25 Feb 2019
Calcium is a crucial signaling molecule for a majority of cells, and it is particularly vital in neurons. Imaging calcium in brain cells can disclose how neurons connect with each other; however,...
News - 11 Dec 2018
A new and novel class of nanomaterials could help improve cancer detection, believes a physicist in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.
Physics professor Liviu Movileanu...
News - 17 Nov 2017
A soft, flexible and stretchable microfiber sensor for real-time healthcare monitoring and diagnosis has been developed by a research team from National University of Singapore (NUS). The novel sensor...