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July 26, 2021
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The new technique is capable of printing the models 10-50 times faster than the industry standard—in minutes instead of hours— a major step in the quest to create 3D-printed replacement organs.
August 3, 2021
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In Made of Stronger Stuff, psychologist Kimberley Wilson and doctor Xand van Tulleken learn how Jason became the first person in the world with a neural enabled prosthetic hand, and as a result, regained the sensation of touch in his fingers. Source: BBC Radio Podcast.
July 26, 2021
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Researchers have designed a skin-like device that can be attached to the face and measure small movements such as a twitch or a smile. With this approach, patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) could communicate a variety of sentiments with small movements that are measured and interpreted by the device.
March 4, 2022
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Researchers demonstrated how a deep learning framework they call 'Brain-NET' can accurately predict a person's level of expertise in terms of their surgical motor skills, based solely on neuroimaging data.
June 29, 2021
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A million Americans with injury or age-related disabilities need someone to help them eat. Now engineers have taught a robot to pick up food with a fork and gingerly deliver it to a person’s mouth.
October 27, 2021
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Researchers have developed a computer model that will aid in the design of nanocarriers.
October 2, 2019
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Engineers have developed a flexible wearable sensor that could be used by doctors and police officers for real-time monitoring of blood alcohol content.
October 3, 2019
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UCSD team developed a wearable device that measures and transmits electrical heart signals and levels of lactate, a chemical correlating with physical exertion.
October 2, 2019
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Scientists developed hardware and software to monitor and remotely control their liver- and heart-on-a-chip systems using Google Glass wearable technology.
September 11, 2019
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given clearance to market and sell the powered lower-limb exoskeleton created by a team of Vanderbilt engineers and commercialized by the Parker Hannifin Corporation for both clinical and personal use in the United States.