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Robot uses AI and imaging to draw blood

Robot uses AI and imaging to draw blood

Engineers have created a tabletop device that combines a robot, AI and near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to draw blood or insert catheters to deliver fluids and drugs.

Robot does superior job sampling blood

Robot does superior job sampling blood

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike.

AI-driven blood cell classification supports leukemia diagnosis

AI-driven blood cell classification supports leukemia diagnosis

Researchers show that deep learning algorithms perform similar to human experts when classifying blood samples from patients suffering from acute myeloid leukemia.

Blood flow monitor could save lives

Blood flow monitor could save lives

A tiny fibre-optic sensor has the potential to save lives in open heart surgery, and even during surgery on pre-term babies.

Sensor detects brain disorders in seconds

Sensor detects brain disorders in seconds

This is the first rapid detector for dopamine and has the potential to help doctors diagnose Parkinson’s, depression and some forms of cancer.

A wireless biodegradable blood flow sensor

A wireless biodegradable blood flow sensor

Transforming super-sensitive touch sensors, engineers and medical researchers build a way to wirelessly monitor blood flow after surgery.