Researchers at MIT have collaborated with Beta-O2 Technologies to develop an implantable device...
- Implantable islet oxygen device could treat type 1 diabetes
- Artificial mole could act as early warning system for cancer
- Vaginal foetal communication research presented on Ig Nobel tour
- Hitachi to trial world’s first urine cancer detection test
- University of Adelaide invents imaging and sensing probe
Implantable islet oxygen device could treat type 1 diabetes
Researchers at MIT have collaborated with Beta-O2 Technologies to develop an implantable device that can provide transplanted islet cells with a supply of oxygen so they have a chance of treating type 1 diabetes.
Oxehealth invents monitoring technology for dementia patients
UK-based firm Oxehealth has developed new software to improve care for dementia patients through continuous monitoring of activities and vital signs.
Artificial mole could act as early warning system for cancer
A team of researchers from ETH Zurich in Switzerland has created a synthetic gene network that can be implanted into the body and act as an early warning system for cancer by appearing as a visible mole should the patient develop a tumour.
Vaginal foetal communication research presented on Ig Nobel tour
Institut Marquès has presented research on foetal hearing and the effects of music on early life during the Ig Nobel Tour where it was showcasing its vaginal loudspeaker, Babypod.
Hitachi to trial world’s first urine cancer detection test
Japanese engineering and IT firm Hitachi plans to carry out what it claims to be the world’s first experiment to test for cancer using urine samples.
Micronova: Your Cleanroom’s Worth It
In today's world, the call for controlled manufacturing is standard across a wide range of industries. Processing and cleaning controls continue to grow ever more stringent in biotechnology and pharmaceutical production - at the same time engineers in wafer production and nanotechnology search for methods to attain higher yields.
University of Adelaide invents imaging and sensing probe
Researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia have developed a tiny probe that can be used to take images deep inside the human body and measure temperature at the same time.
Microelectrode arrays record activity deeper in the brain
Researchers at the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California, US, have developed thin, flexible polymer-based materials for use in microelectrode arrays that can record brain activity more deeply and with more specific placement than ever before.
Global Kinetics gets funds to support wearable Parkinson’s device
Australia-based medical technology firm Global Kinetics has secured funding from various local and international organisations to support the use of its wearable technology for the monitoring and management of Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Six Fundamental Principles of Interaction Between Products and Users
Design is all around us. To some, a design is present in the beauty of things, to others, in its ability to function flawlessly or solve a problem. But the fact is that definitions and opinions aside, everything that was made by man, was also designed, and so the design is ubiquitous.
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