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Prosthetics that can feel are close to reality

Prosthetics that can feel are close to reality

CU Boulder biomedical engineer Jacob Segil is working to bring back that sense of touch for amputees, including veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Wearable devices set to diagnose preeclampsia or epilepsy

Wearable devices set to diagnose preeclampsia or epilepsy

Transforming how common health conditions are diagnosed using point-of-care and wearable bio diagnostic devices is the goal of a new University of South Australia project.

Wearable sensor tracks Vitamin C levels in sweat

Wearable sensor tracks Vitamin C levels in sweat

Researchers have developed a wearable, non invasive Vitamin C sensor that could provide a new, highly personalized option for users to track their daily nutritional intake and dietary adherence.

A GPS-like system for flexible medical robots

A GPS-like system for flexible medical robots

Roboticists at the University of California San Diego have developed an affordable, easy to use system to track the location of flexible surgical robots inside the human body.

Nano-sensors help with diabetes treatment

Nano-sensors help with diabetes treatment

Researchers have used printed, ultra-thin, and highly sensitive nanocomposite sensors for the treatment of patients in whom the blood sugar level is abnormally high (diabetes mellitus).

Printed tattoo electrodes measure brain signal

Printed tattoo electrodes measure brain signal

A researcher has developed ultra-light tattoo electrodes that are hardly noticeable on the skin and make long-term measurements of brain activity cheaper and easier.

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