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Science Highlights · December 19, 2023

Frequent insulin injections are an unpleasant reality for many patients with type 1 diabetes. However, new technology could create a different reality for these patients.

Science Highlights · December 8, 2023

A beating heart makes for a formidable surgical arena, but a new robotic catheter could someday equip surgeons to operate in the cardiac environment with greater ease.

Science Highlights · December 7, 2023

NIH-funded researchers have outlined a method to print biocompatible structures through thick, multi-layered tissues using focused ultrasound.

Science Highlights · November 30, 2023

A new wearable brain scanner is the first of its kind to accurately record magnetic fields generated by brain activity while people are in motion.

Science Highlights · November 16, 2023

NIH Blueprint MedTech program has issued nine awards in its first competition cycle. The program seeks to accelerate transformative medical devices to treat disorders of the nervous system.

Science Highlights · November 2, 2023

Artificially causing – or inducing – labor is becoming increasingly common, yet this practice comes with risks and its level of success is difficult to foresee. But now, new research may offer a way to help predict outcomes and improve the process.

Science Highlights · October 23, 2023

Introducing medical devices — commonly made of materials such as titanium, silicone, or collagen — into our bodies can elicit a host of different immune responses. While some responses can harm our bodies, others can help heal them. A new study fills in a critical piece of the puzzle.

Science Highlights · October 20, 2023

Navigating the labyrinthine vasculature of the brain with standard surgical instruments can be incredibly challenging, even for the steadiest of hands. But with some robotic assistance, brain surgeons could potentially operate with far greater ease.

Science Highlights · October 19, 2023

Researchers at Ohio State University have developed nanocarriers derived from mice skin cells that reduced lung inflammation in mice. Further research could lead to a treatment for acute respiratory distress syndrome and other conditions.