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EPFL researchers have combined low-power chip design, machine learning algorithms, and soft implantable electrodes to produce a neural interface that can identify and suppress symptoms of various neurological disorders.

A neuro-chip to manage brain disorders

A new electromagnetic device that enables high-precision measurements of a broad range of soft biological tissues, has established a new standard of precision in the mechanobiology field, say researchers. The method allows for the mechanical testing of tissues the size of human biopsy samples, making it particularly relevant for studies of human disease.

New electromagnetic device could catapult advances in mechanobiology research into the clinical arena

Vecna Technologies, founded by a pair of MIT alumni, has followed a long and winding path to help people in health care settings.

Using robotics to supercharge health care

The hybrid “eBiobots” are the first to combine soft materials, living muscle and microelectronics, said researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University and collaborating institutions. They described their centimeter-scale biological machines in the journal Science Robotics.

Microelectronics give researchers a remote control for biological robots

Choosing a material for new Medical Device Development can have a major influence throughout your medical device life cycle, from design, prototyping, testing, regulatory approvals, and mass production to commercialization and even disposal. Every material has certain characteristics, which should be in consistent with the properties of the medical device as well as final applications.

What Materials Work Best for Your Medical Device Development?

A novel combination of artificial intelligence and production techniques could change the future of nanomedicine, according to Cornell researchers using a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to revolutionize how polymer nanoparticles are manufactured.

Engineers to advance nanomedicine manufacturing using AI

The Fe+male Tech Heroes was initially designed as a platform from women to (primarily) women. Over the years, our network has expanded and reached many men who understand that diverse input is pivotal for the success of any project. One of those smart minds is Julien Penders, who believes initiatives like ours are crucial to inspire the younger generation and change society for the better.

Fe+male Tech Heroes Roles Models 36 - Julien Penders: 'Reality is a relative concept, and we must understand that when designing a product.'

Combining biology and robotics, scientists at EPFL have built a robotic microsurgery platform that can perform high-precision, micrometer-resolution dissections to advance our understanding of how the vertebrate body forms during embryonic development.

A robotic microsurgeon reveals how embryos grow

Using these engineered proteins, researchers can record histories that reveal when certain genes are activated or how cells respond to a drug.

Self-assembling proteins can store cellular "memories"

Success lies in open innovation and forging partnerships to further develop deep-tech, medical applications for its technology. So, at first glance, Eindhoven and its semiconductor and deep-tech focus isn’t the obvious place for a pharma company. Yet the founders of Emultech knew they needed to be here, and time has proved them right.

Emultech: Building the foundations of a global biotech innovator at High Tech Campus Eindhoven

Using this approach, researchers can map how light spreads in opaque environments.

New sensor uses MRI to detect light deep in the brain

An artificial intelligence algorithm can determine non-invasively, with about 70% accuracy, if an in vitro fertilized embryo has a normal or abnormal number of chromosomes, according to a new study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Harnessing AI technology for IVF embryo selection

In this episode, we talk about a device developed using shape memory alloys which can prevent and reverse the effects of muscle atrophy.

Podcast: Fighting Muscle Loss Via Wearables

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When some of the Norwegian municipalities faced challenges keeping the required temperature level for the Covid-19 vaccines during transport and storage, they used tiny, versatile sensors from Disruptive Technologies to get the insights they needed.

How The City Of Oslo Used Tiny Temperature Sensors To Ensure The Quality Of The Covid-19 Vaccines

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