ultrasound

Acoustically driven microrobot outshines natural microswimmers

Acoustically driven microrobot outshines natural microswimmers

Researchers developed a bullet-shaped, synthetic miniature robot which is acoustically propelled forward – a speeding bullet, in the truest sense of the word.

Using AI to predict risk of thyroid cancer on ultrasound

Using AI to predict risk of thyroid cancer on ultrasound

Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University use machine learning on ultrasound images of thyroid nodules to predict risk of malignancy.

AI improves biomedical imaging

AI improves biomedical imaging

Researchers use artificial intelligence to improve quality of images recorded by a relatively new biomedical imaging method.

Middle-ear infection: ultrasound sensor aids diagnosis

Middle-ear infection: ultrasound sensor aids diagnosis

A new type of ultrasound transducer should soon be delivering a fast and reliable diagnosis of infection of the middle ear.

Robot navigates ultrasound pill through colon

Robot navigates ultrasound pill through colon

Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images.

Ultrasound aligns living cells in bioprinted tissues

Ultrasound aligns living cells in bioprinted tissues

Researchers have developed a technique to improve the characteristics of engineered tissues by using ultrasound to align living cells during the biofabrication process.