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Blood-cleansing biospleen device developed for sepsis therapy (9/17/2014)

Blood-cleansing biospleen device developed for sepsis therapyThings can go downhill fast when a patient has sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which bacteria or fungi multiply in a patient's blood -- often too fast for antibiotics to help. A new device inspired by the human spleen and developed by a team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering may radically transform the way doctors treat sepsis. ...> Full Article


Cutting the cord on soft robots (9/14/2014)

Engineers at Harvard's School for Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed the world's first untethered soft robot -- and demonstrated that the quadruped, which can literally stand up and walk away from its designers, can walk through snow, fire and even be run over by a car. The hope is that such robots might one day serve as a search and rescue tool following disasters. ...> Full Article


Artificial membranes on silicon (9/13/2014)

Artificial membranes on siliconArtificial membranes mimicking those found in living organisms have many potential applications ranging from detecting bacterial contaminants in food to toxic pollution in the environment to dangerous diseases in people. Now a group of scientists in Chile has developed a way to create these delicate, ultra-thin constructs through a 'dry' process, by evaporating two commercial, off-the-shelf chemicals onto silicon surfaces. ...> Full Article


Researchers advance artificial intelligence for player goal prediction in gaming (9/12/2014)

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed artificial intelligence software that is significantly better than any previous technology at predicting what goal a player is trying to achieve in a video game. The advance holds promise for helping game developers design new ways of improving the gameplay experience for players. ...> Full Article


Soft robot squirms over fire, ice, and withstands crushing force (9/11/2014)

Engineers have created a shape-changing 'soft' robot that can tread over a variety of adverse environmental conditions including snow, puddles of water, flames and the crushing force of being run over by an automobile. The pneumatically powered, fully untethered robot was enabled by the careful selection of materials and composites, including silicone elastomer. It can carry its own weight and the authors say the robot demonstrates surprising resilience with implications for search and rescue missions. ...> Full Article


Researchers develop untethered, autonomous soft robot (9/6/2014)

Researchers develop untethered, autonomous soft robotA multidisciplinary team detail the innovative composite materials, design features, and fabrication methods they used to develop a soft robot capable of functioning for several hours using a battery pack or for longer periods with a light-weight electrical tether, and able to carry payloads of up to 8 kg. ...> Full Article


Researchers demonstrate direct brain-to-brain communication in human subjects (9/5/2014)

In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of neuroscientists and robotics engineers have demonstrated the viability of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans. ...> Full Article


Batteryless cardiac pacemaker is based on automatic wristwatch (9/4/2014)

A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion was presented at ESC Congress 2014 today by Adrian Zurbuchen from Switzerland. The prototype device does not require battery replacement. ...> Full Article


Cellphone addiction 'an increasingly realistic possibility,' study finds (9/3/2014)

Women college students average 10 hours a day on their cellphones and men students spend nearly eight. Excessive use poses potential risks for academic performance, according to a Baylor University study on cellphone activity. ...> Full Article


Electric current to brain boosts memory (9/2/2014)

Stimulating a region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory. The discovery opens a new field of possibilities for treating memory impairments caused by conditions such as stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, cardiac arrest and the memory problems that occur in healthy aging. ...> Full Article


Sciatic nerve repair using adhesive bonding and a modified conduit (9/1/2014)

Sciatic nerve repair using adhesive bonding and a modified conduitXiangdang Liang and co-workers from the General Hospital of Chinese PLA designed a special conduit for the adhesive technique and defined the best parameters for its use through in vitro testing, and then repaired nerves with cyanoacrylate and the modified conduit in an in vivo rat model. ...> Full Article


Microtechnologies for driving forward mobility and human health (8/31/2014)

CIC microGUNE, the Co-operative Research Centre into Microtechnologies, is coordinating the microSCALE project which seeks to generate innovative solutions based on microtechnologies to tackle the problems of the mobility industry and life sciences, among others. IK4-Ikerlan, Ceit-IK4, IK4-Tekniker, the Mondragon University and Tecnun are collaborating with CIC microGUNE on this project, which is being supported and funded by the Etortek 2013-2014 program of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community. ...> Full Article


Complication risk of deep brain stimulation similar for older, younger Parkinson patients (8/30/2014)

Older patients with Parkinson disease who undergo deep brain stimulation appear to have a 90-day complication risk similar to younger patients, suggesting that age alone should not be a primary factor for excluding patients as DBS candidates. ...> Full Article


'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet (8/29/2014)

Robo Brain -- a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources -- is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents and appliance manuals. The information is being translated and stored in a robot-friendly format that robots will be able to draw on when they need it. ...> Full Article


Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants (8/28/2014)

Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implantsA team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery. ...> Full Article

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Blood-cleansing biospleen device developed for sepsis therapyBlood-cleansing biospleen device developed for sepsis therapy

Cutting the cord on soft robots

Artificial membranes on siliconArtificial membranes on silicon

Researchers advance artificial intelligence for player goal prediction in gaming

Soft robot squirms over fire, ice, and withstands crushing force

Researchers develop untethered, autonomous soft robotResearchers develop untethered, autonomous soft robot

Researchers demonstrate direct brain-to-brain communication in human subjects

Batteryless cardiac pacemaker is based on automatic wristwatch

Cellphone addiction 'an increasingly realistic possibility,' study finds

Electric current to brain boosts memory

Sciatic nerve repair using adhesive bonding and a modified conduitSciatic nerve repair using adhesive bonding and a modified conduit

Microtechnologies for driving forward mobility and human health

Complication risk of deep brain stimulation similar for older, younger Parkinson patients

'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet

Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implantsLouisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants



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