Philips received FDA clearance for its VISIQ ultrasound, a device that looks, and in many ways acts, like an iPad with an attached transducer. It’s intended to be used for…
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Univ. announced that its human “Organs-on-Chips” technology will be commercialized by a newly formed private company to accelerate development of pharmaceutical,…
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While we know quite a bit about the heart’s dynamics, there are a lot of details that we surely are still unaware of that can be gleaned only if we…
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Advances in imaging technology are transforming how scientists see the cellular universe, showing the form and movement of once grainy and blurred structures in stunning detail. But extracting the torrent…
The secret of how salamanders successfully regrow body parts is being unravelled by University College London researchers in a bid to apply it to humans.
For the first time,…
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