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Ultraviolet Light Sensor for Wearable Devices

June 10, 2017

The new UV light sensor technology uses only silicon semiconductors to selectively detect and measure the light intensity of UV-A and UV-B light wavebands. (Credit: Tohoku University) Mass production technology for silicon based [more...]

Faster Biosensor for Healthcare Developed

April 27, 2017

DGIST research team led by Professor CheolGi Kim has developed a biosensor platform which has 20 times faster detection capability than the existing biosensors using magnetic patterns resembling a spider web. The sensing capability of a [more...]

No Sugar Coating, But Sweet Nonetheless

April 9, 2017

No sugar coating. (Credit: Christian Böhler, Maria Asplund) Complex neurotechnological devices are required to directly select and influence brain waves inside the skull’s interior. Although it has become relatively easy to [more...]

FDA OKs Insulin Pump Plus Glucose Monitor System

March 26, 2017

The FDA has approved Medtronic’s new diabetes management system, which takes patients one step closer to the elusive goal of an artificial pancreas. The new MiniMed Paradigm REAL-Time Revel System does not entirely close the loop [more...]

Ingestible Sensor Is Powered by Stomach Acid

February 19, 2017

The small, ingestible voltaic cell is sustained by the acidic fluids in the stomach. (Credit: Diemut Strebe) Researchers from MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the US have designed and developed an indigestible electronic device [more...]

Cell Smasher

February 18, 2017

Real-time on chip mechanical analysis with micro hammer(Image credit: UCSB) The world’s tiniest hammer will allow UCSB researchers to get a cellular-level understanding of what happens when force is applied to brain cells.  We’re all [more...]

3-D Antibody Arrays Offer Better Sensing

January 11, 2017

MIT chemical engineers discovered that they could force antibodies and other proteins to form layers by attaching each protein to a polymer tail. The proteins and polymers repel each other, so the molecules arrange themselves in a [more...]

Indigo Announces Successful Series A Financing Round

December 28, 2016

Indigo Diabetes nv (Indigo), a spin-off from Ghent University (UGent) and imec, today announces the successful closure of a 7 million Euros series-A financing round. The funding is provided by an international investment syndicate led by [more...]
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