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Robotic cane brings navigation assistance to 21st century

Robotic cane brings navigation assistance to 21st century

Robotic cane with 3D camera can accurately guide user to chosen location, avoiding obstacles.

Diabetes: Building a better bioartificial pancreas

Diabetes: Building a better bioartificial pancreas

A convection-enhanced macroencapsulation device offers the potential of faster and more effective treatment for people with type 1 diabetes.

Electronic nose sniffs out failing lung transplant

Electronic nose sniffs out failing lung transplant

An electronic “nose” is capable of detecting with 86% accuracy when a lung transplant is beginning to fail.

Device diagnoses Covid-19 from saliva samples

Device diagnoses Covid-19 from saliva samples

Engineers have designed a device that can detect SARS-CoV-2 from a saliva sample in about an hour. They showed that the diagnostic is just as accurate as the PCR tests now used.

Wearable harvests power while you sleep

Wearable harvests power while you sleep

Engineers have developed a flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and generate small amounts of electricity when a person’s finger sweats or presses on it.

Self-powered implant stimulates fast bone healing

Self-powered implant stimulates fast bone healing

Reseachers have developed a self-powered implantable and bioresorbable electrostimulation device for biofeedback bone fracture healing.

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