Recently, Professor Surjo R. Soekadar outlined current and upcoming applications of brain-computer interfaces.
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Researchers have developed a rapid and cost-effective particle agglutination based sensor that is powered by holographic imaging and deep learning
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Very thin layers of organic stabilizer residue in metal nanoparticle (MNP) inks are behind a loss of conductivity in 3D printed materials and electronic devices.
To reduce tissue injury side effects from radiation therapy, researchers have developed 3D-printed gastrointestinal radioprotective devices that can be generated from patient CT scans.
Activity trackers are rising in popularity. Yet a new study demonstrates that many struggle to optimally use these devices. The cause? Outdated digital literacy skills.
Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.
Although true “cyborgs” — part human, part robotic beings — are science fiction, researchers are taking steps toward integrating electronics with the body.
A new robotic system allows medical staff to remotely operate ventilators and other bedside machines from outside intensive care rooms of patients suffering from infectious diseases.
Researchers have developed a new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.
A trial using 4G LTE cellular connectivity to enable drones to deliver automated external defibrillators to the scene of a cardiac arrest has taken place in Canada.
The new version of the TWIICE walking-assistance system is not only lighter, more comfortable and more powerful, but patients can also put it on and use it themselves.
University of Texas at Arlington patents headset that allows persons to point to objects of interest using their eyes.
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.
Engineers have created biosensor technology with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health.
Engineers have developed a highly flexible and stretchable sensor that can be integrated with the flow diverter in order to monitor hemodynamics in a blood vessel without costly diagnostic procedures.
A wide range of fetal genetic abnormalities could soon be detected in early pregnancy thanks to researchers using lab-on-a-chip, non-invasive technology.
By drawing in a bit of sweat, a patch developed in the lab of Alberto Salleo can reveal how much cortisol a person is producing. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone but is involved in many important physiological functions.
Researchers are working on a smart insole that flags changes in a patient’s gait, activity level and balance, as well as monitors for the localized increase in heat that can reveal a building infection before the human eye can spot it.
Researchers are using generative adversarial networks to improve brain-computer interfaces for people with disabilities.
Researchers are developing a simple retinal prosthesis that could restore sight to blind people. Fabricated using cheap and widely-available organic pigments used in printing inks and cosmetics, it consists of tiny pixels like a digital camera sensor on a nanometric scale.
A chatbot asks emergency department visitors about social needs, including access to medical care and physical safety.
Researchers have developed a worldwide pioneering robotic exoskeleton which, attached to a robotic wheelchair, helps people with varying degrees of disability carry out daily activities on their own.
Scientists have created a new triboelectric fabric that generates electricity from the movement of the body while remaining flexible and breathable.
A team of engineers has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds.
Prosthetics for arms and legs have evolved from the rudimentary wooden appendages of just a few decades ago.
A new robotic system developed can help diagnose neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia and Parkinson, through the analysis of eye movements.
The first comprehensive study comparing the outcomes of robotic surgery to those of traditional open surgery in any organ has found that the surgeries are equally effective in treating bladder cancer.
Students create 3d printed healthcare simulators for medical training.
Electronic ‘skin’ will enable amputees to perceive through prosthetic fingertips.
New contact lenses allow to correct vision, monitor glucose and medical conditions.
The wearable devices aim to reduce or redistribute spine loading associated with heavy manual work.
Wearables are becoming a trend in respiratory care and many products are being developed to monitor patients remotely. But how much can these tools really help clinicians?
Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.
A lightweight powered exoskeleton helps lower-limb amputees walk with much less effort.
AI-based solution FAITH is designed to monitor the mental health status of people who have undergone cancer treatment.
The benefits people could reap from exoskeletons rely heavily on having time to train with the device.
This battery could have a wide range of applications in various types of devices, from soft robots to wearable devices.
Single-crystal flake devices are so thin and defect-free, they might outperform existing components in quantum computers.
Robotic body-weight support devices can play a key role in helping people with neurological disorders to improve their walking.
The number of individuals with COVID-19 in the community was a significant factor associated with stress in health care workers over time.
Researchers have developed a method to integrate sensing capabilities into 3D printable structures comprised of repetitive cells.
Robotic cane with 3D camera can accurately guide user to chosen location, avoiding obstacles.
Scientists have developed a soft that valve paves the way for fully soft robots.
A convection-enhanced macroencapsulation device offers the potential of faster and more effective treatment for people with type 1 diabetes.
An electronic “nose” is capable of detecting with 86% accuracy when a lung transplant is beginning to fail.
Egidijus Pelanis, a medical doctor at Oslo University Hospital, explains how extended realities is applied in the operating room.
A rehabilitation device can increase the amount of arm exercises stroke patients do without professional supervision.
Researchers have developed a biocompatible energy storage device.
For the first time, a steerable catheter will give neurosurgeons the ability to steer the device in any direction they want while navigating the brain's arteries and blood vessels.
Researchers have inserted small magnetic beads into muscle tissue within an amputated residuum for more precise control of prosthetic limbs.
Researchers have produced a low-cost device to detect SARS-CoV-2 with biosensors.
Marc Knebel, head of Medical Systems at Evonik, explains the benefits and applications of the new high-performance polymer VESTAKEEP Care M40 3DF.
A study shows that magnetic millirobots can climb slopes, move against fluid flow and precisely deliver substances to neural tissue.
Preliminary findings by Kessler researchers show that the use of a robotic exoskeleton during inpatient rehabilitation for acute stroke may improve function.
Tests show that the device can help patients safely and effectively manage their blood glucose levels and reduce the risk of low blood sugar levels.
Researchers developed a wearable X-ray detector prepared from nontoxic metal-organic frameworks layered between flexible plastic and gold electrodes for high-sensitivity sensing and imaging.
Researchers have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors.
Scientists have developed a simple method of extracting tiny biological particles from a person's blood and use them as biomarkers to assess the health of their blood vessels.
A wearable computer vision device can reduce collisions for both people who are blind or those who are visually impaired and using a long cane and/or guide dog by 37 percent, compared to using other mobility aids alone.
A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.
Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.
Engineers have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. It overcomes the problem of the mismatch between pneumatics and electronics.
Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.
Researchers recorded VR users' brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions to prevent cybersickness.
With a ‘liquid assembly line,’ researchers produce mRNA-delivering-nanoparticles a hundred times faster than standard microfluidic technologies.
In order to quickly customize implants with complex structures, scientists use 3D printing technology to prepare Ti-Mo alloy implants, and then adjust the microstructure and performance through subsequent heat treatment.
Researchers have developed an artificial skin that senses force through ionic signals and also changes color from yellow to a bruise-like purple, providing a visual cue that damage has occurred.
Scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image of the faint electric fields generated by the rhythmic firing of the heart's muscle cells.
Researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the same time.
Researchers have developed a device using accelerometers and vibrators that can be worn on the fingertips like a thimble to help reduce 'postural sway' and improve balance amongst seniors
To help patients manage their mental wellness between appointments, researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a smart device-based electronic platform that can continuously monitor the state of hyperarousal, one of the signs of psychiatric distress.
With the aid of a virtual reality model, researchers from the Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum have examined, which errors can occur during the communication between the brain and robotic prosthesis.
Researchers have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected the simple robots in a line, after which each individual robot taught itself to move forward as quickly as possible.
AI-driven healthcare has the potential to transform medical decision-making and treatment, but these algorithms must be thoroughly tested and continuously monitored to avoid unintended consequences to patients.
Engineers have developed the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit - and implantable chip visible only in a microscope.
X-ray vision, context-sensitive guidance, coordinator, training assistant and more: augmented reality (AR) has hit the OR.
People who compulsively pull their hair – suffering from an affliction known as trichotillomania – could find relief with a new device.
Scientists have developed a new generation of microneedles technology which allows the intradermal delivery of living cells in a minimally invasive manner.
Neurolutions IpsiHand exoskeleton uniquely leverages brain-computer interface technology for chronic stroke rehabilitation
Researchers have discovered a new law of physics that accounts for that accounts for elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL) friction, which should advance a wide range of robotic technologies.
Scientists have found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. Clinical trial shows shortened hospital stay for patients and reduced surgical site infections by almost 60 percent.
Researchers have experimentally demonstrated a novel cancer diagnosis technique based on the scattering of circularly polarized light.
Researchers have repaired traumatic injuries to the skin and bones in a rat model using bioprinting during surgery.
Scientists at The German Primate Center want to use genetic engineering methods to improve cochlear implants.
Researchers have developed a flexible and stretchable wireless sensing system designed to be comfortably worn in the mouth to measure the amount of sodium a person consumes.
The combination of a 2Photon 3D-printer with an innovative hydrogel-based bioink allows the direct printing of 3D structures containing living cells at both the meso- and microscale.
EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Scientists have figured out how to modify CRISPR’s basic architecture to extend its reach beyond the genome and into what’s known as the epigenome.
People with cochlear implants who receive postoperative care via a remote, telemedicine service trialled by the University of Southampton have shown a significant increase in their empowerment coupled with real improvements in their hearing tests after using the online care tools.
Engineers have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels deep underneath the skin.
Researchers have demonstrated that, with training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting.
Researchers from Penn State led two international collaborations to prototype a wireless, wearable transmitter while also improving the transmitter design process.
Scientists have developed and tested a wearable biofuel cell array that generates electric power from the lactate in the wearer's sweat, opening doors to electronic health monitoring powered by bodily fluids.
Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.