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Traditional genomic, proteomic and other screening methods currently used to characterize drug mechanisms are time-consuming and require special equipment, but now researchers led by chemist Vincent Rotello at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offer a multi-channel sensor method using gold… Read more →
Even though prostheses can accomplish many tasks, they often lack the capability to provide feedback to the user such as differences in temperature or pressure. Researchers from South Korea and the U.S. have created a prosthetic skin that is infused with… Read more →
Inder Singh couldn’t shake off a temperature of 103.8 degrees for one week during the summer of 2011. His doctor, an infectious disease specialist, was stumped. Desperate, Singh searched online for possible signs of a contagious illness in his New… Read more →
In a groundbreaking new study, UCLA researchers have advanced a robotic surgical technique to successfully access a previously unreachable area of the head and neck.
This pioneering method can now be used safely and efficiently in patients to remove tumors… Read more →
In the future, people with certain vision disorders and even healthy eyed folks will have access to electronic contact lenses that can improve and augment native vision. There are already advancements in that direction, but the challenge of being able… Read more →
MedTech Week 2014 is the fourth of UCL’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) week-long annual events (18th-20th June) aimed at staff and students wanting to know more about the medical technology and biomedical engineering landscape at UCL. It includes the… Read more »