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Using smartwatch to control insulin production

Using smartwatch to control insulin production

Researchers have developed a gene switch that can be operated with the green LED light emitted by commercial smartwatches.

Reverse 3D printing to make tiny implants

Reverse 3D printing to make tiny implants

Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows them to create incredibly small and complex biomedical implants.

Brain-computer interface turns mental handwriting into text

Brain-computer interface turns mental handwriting into text

Scientists have used an implanted sensor to record the brain signals associated with handwriting, and used those signals to create text on a computer in real time.

Imaging technique to improve bioprinted implants

Imaging technique to improve bioprinted implants

Scientists have developed a new microscopic imaging approach to take a closer look at 3D printing for developing future patient implants, as well as improved disease modelling and drug screening.

Tiny injectable chips use ultrasound for monitoring

Tiny injectable chips use ultrasound for monitoring

Engineers have developed the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit - and implantable chip visible only in a microscope.

Parkinsons: Brain activities wirelessly recorded

Parkinsons: Brain activities wirelessly recorded

Researchers have wirelessly recorded the brain activity of patients living with Parkinson's disease and then used that information to adjust the stimulation delivered by an implanted device.

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