Grantee News · February 14, 2019

We use our wrists constantly, but how do they work? Researchers have now demonstrated a longtime assumption about individuals' right and left wrists, while also finding differences between wrists of males and females: discoveries that could help inform and guide future treatments. Read more and watch the video at egghead UC DAVIS.

Grantee News · February 12, 2019

Researchers have developed a way to study cancer cells which could lead to new and improved treatment. They have developed a new way to study these cells in a 3D in vitro model (i.e., in a culture dish rather than in a human or animal. Read more form the University of Minnesota.

Grantee News · January 22, 2019

Researchers have developed a way to dramatically enhance the sensitivity of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), a technique used to study the structure and composition of many kinds of molecules, including proteins linked to Alzheimer's and other diseases. Read more at MIT News.

Grantee News · January 16, 2019

A team has concocted a sugar-heavy stent to reduce the margin of error in a delicate surgical procedure. Read more at Nebraska Today.

Grantee News · January 14, 2019

Improvements in three-photon microscopy have allowed scientists to see activity in all layers of the visual cortex and the 'subplate' below. Read more at MIT News.

Grantee News · December 27, 2018

A team of investigators has developed a system using artificial intelligence to quickly diagnose and classify brain hemorrhages and to provide the basis of its decisions from relatively small image datasets. Read more from Mass General News.

Grantee News · December 19, 2018

New battery-free, easily implantable weight-loss devices developed by engineers could offer a promising new weapon for battling the bulge. Read more from Medical Express.

Grantee News · December 17, 2018

Researchers have invented a new way to fabricate nanoscale 3D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials, including metals, semiconducting quantum dots, and DNA. Read more from MIT News.

Grantee News · December 14, 2018

Researchers have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. Their capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions, or a combination of those functions, can reside in the stomach for at least a month, transmitting information and responding to instructions from a user's smartphone. Read more at MIT News.

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