Heat-related illnesses cause more deaths than any other weather incident. Now, researchers are designing biomonitors—some that measure pH in sweat—to detect early indicators of heatstroke.
May 27, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Intel Labs and Penn Medicine may have overcome the conundrum of respecting HIPAA laws while inputting valuable patient data in machine learning models for cancer research.
May 13, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
Inspired by a need for faster COVID-19 testing, two research groups have hit a breakthrough: a new CMOS biosensor chip that promises rapid, handheld DNA sequencing and viral/antibody testing.
May 07, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Researchers at Columbia University’s (CU) School of Engineering and Applied Science have published their bioelectronics research findings. We look at the first of their two papers, which discusses their organic, biocompatible transistor technology.
May 07, 2020 by Sam Holland
Contact tracing is the next big proposal for quelling COVID-19. While some governments are proposing their own apps and centralized data storage, Apple and Google are offering a decentralized "opt-in" approach. What's your take?
May 02, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
Medical device manufacturers have been historically secretive about their designs. Now, they've flung the doors open on ventilator specs. Could this lead to sticky IP problems down the line?
April 29, 2020 by Vanessa Samuel