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The risks of using 3D printing to make PPE

The risks of using 3D printing to make PPE

A researcher provides caution on the use of 3D printing to make masks and other PPE for individuals on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.

Portable AI device predicts outbreaks based on coughing

Portable AI device predicts outbreaks based on coughing

A portable surveillance device powered by machine learning can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyze the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses trends.

Thai hospitals deploy 'ninja robots' to battle coronavirus

Thai hospitals deploy 'ninja robots' to battle coronavirus

Thai hospitals are deploying "ninja robots" to measure fevers and protect the health of overburdened medical workers on the frontlines of the outbreak.

AI, App provide at-home assessment of coronavirus risk

AI, App provide at-home assessment of coronavirus risk

A coronavirus app coupled with machine intelligence will soon enable an individual to get an at-home risk assessment based on how they feel and where they've been in about a minute.

A pill-sized heating device for diagnostic testing

A pill-sized heating device for diagnostic testing

Researchers have developed a ‘heater’ — about the size of a pill tablet — that regulates the temperature of biological samples through the different stages of diagnostic testing.

Biosensors detect for tumors and dengue fever

Biosensors detect for tumors and dengue fever

Researchers have developed a tumor biosensing chip that can help determine the optimum dosage of chemotherapy required for a cancer patient.

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