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
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
Renesas' new reference designs for Xilinx's FPGAs and SoCs solve the issues of multiphase regulators. But how might they also speed up the design process for in-demand medical devices?
March 27, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
A number of companies are pumping out new edge AI technology—none of which explicitly state pandemic prediction or healthcare assistance as a use case. But with the overwhelming number of COVID-19 cases, might this new technology be used to that end?
March 25, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
From using drones to scold citizens for not wearing masks in public to deploying robot assistants in hospitals to deliver medical goods and conduct disinfection operations, China has been using a largely tech-led approach to tackle its coronavirus outbreak.
March 23, 2020 by Luke James