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Verve CRISPR Editing Treatment Selected for Human Trials

Verve CRISPR Editing Treatment Selected for Human Trials

Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 13, 2021
Vagus Nerve Stimulation Helps Language Learning in Adults

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Helps Language Learning in Adults

A recent study showed language learning advantages with transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation included up to a 30% increase in accuracy and recall for some subjects.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 11, 2021
Stimulating Endings of the Vagus Nerve with Light to Combat Obesity

Stimulating Endings of the Vagus Nerve with Light to Combat Obesity

Gastric bypass surgery is sometimes the last resort for those who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues due to their weight. Now researchers have described a medical device that might help with weight loss and requires a simple operative procedure for implantation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 11, 2021
Breakthrough Manufacturing Process for Sensor for Smart Contact Lenses

Breakthrough Manufacturing Process for Sensor for Smart Contact Lenses

Researchers report on how they have developed a breakthrough sensor system and manufacturing process. The global team of engineers reveal that the new contact lens sensor system contains a photodetector for receiving optical information, a temperature sensor for diagnosing potential corneal disease and a glucose sensor for directly monitoring the glucose levels in tear fluid.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Nanotechnology: Highlights from Academic Research in 2020

Nanotechnology: Highlights from Academic Research in 2020

Examining published academic research gives great insight into the technologies of the future. In this premium article, IDTechEx consider highlights from the world of nanotechnology (i.e., involving particles and phenomena that occur between 1 and 500 nm) that were published over the last 12 months.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AI in Drug Discovery - Predicting and Optimising Compound Properties

AI in Drug Discovery - Predicting and Optimising Compound Properties

This IDTechEx premium article provides an overview and analysis of the technologies, players and company landscape for AI predicting and optimising compound properties.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 8, 2021
Healthcare, Food & AgTech Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Healthcare, Food & AgTech Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of healthcare, food and agtech webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on robotic surgery, vertical farming, plant-based and cultured meat, advances in agtech and skin analysis technologies.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 7, 2021
AI Algorithms Detect Diabetic Eye Disease Inconsistently

AI Algorithms Detect Diabetic Eye Disease Inconsistently

A new study looks at the effectiveness of seven artificial intelligence-based screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease leading to vision loss.
External Company Press Release
Merck Today Announced the Acquisition of AmpTec

Merck Today Announced the Acquisition of AmpTec

Merck acquires AmpTec to expand mRNA capabilities for vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. Adds to Merck's lipid manufacturing expertise, providing an integrated offering across mRNA value chain
External Company Press Release
Smart Textile Alliance: New Initiative to Advance E-Textile Technology

Smart Textile Alliance: New Initiative to Advance E-Textile Technology

Smart textiles is a fascinating industry area with a significant amount of potential. Developing at the fringes of the electronics/flexible electronics and textile industries over the last 20+ years, it has achieved significant progress towards important new commercial products for a variety of applications.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 6, 2021
Fighting Hypertension Through Electrical Impulses

Fighting Hypertension Through Electrical Impulses

Electrical impulses applied to a particular branch of the vagus nerve could be used in the future to reduce complications of arterial hypertension.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 4, 2021
Immersive Virtual Reality Boosts Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain

Immersive Virtual Reality Boosts Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain

For patients receiving spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, integration with an immersive virtual reality system - allowing patients to see as well as feel the effects of electrical stimulation on a virtual image of their own body - can enhance the pain-relieving effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 29, 2020
Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Researchers have developed a new bio-inspired medical endoscope that can acquire 3D visible light and near-infrared fluorescence images at the same time. It features an optical design that combines the high-resolution 3D imaging of human vision with the mantis shrimp's capability to simultaneously detect multiple wavelengths of light.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 28, 2020
Diabetes Monitoring via the Earlobe

Diabetes Monitoring via the Earlobe

A product design graduate from the University of Huddersfield has defeated thousands of entries from around the world to become one of the finalists of the 2020 Global Grad Show with her design for a discreet earring that monitors blood sugar levels and delivers feedback in real-time.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 25, 2020
Electrical Stimulator to Zap Alzheimer's Disease

Electrical Stimulator to Zap Alzheimer's Disease

The olfactory system, or sense of smell, is known to be dysfunctional in the early stages of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. It is also shown that proper olfactory function can play a key role in regaining consciousness after brain injuries.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 24, 2020
Liquid Bandage Detects Tissue Oxygenation Without Wired Oximeters

Liquid Bandage Detects Tissue Oxygenation Without Wired Oximeters

In the first human clinical trial, researchers have validated the practicality and accuracy of an oxygen-sensing liquid bandage that measures the concentration of oxygen in transplanted tissue.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 22, 2020
CRISPR Uncovers how Corals Adjust to Warming Oceans

CRISPR Uncovers how Corals Adjust to Warming Oceans

The CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system can help scientists understand, and possibly improve, how corals respond to the environmental stresses of climate change. Work details how the revolutionary, Nobel Prize-winning technology can be deployed to guide conservation efforts for fragile reef ecosystems.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event summary: Medical Wearables 2020

Event summary: Medical Wearables 2020

IDTechEx attended and gave the keynote at Microtech Ventures' event "Medical Wearables 2020". This premium article covers some of the prominent themes of the event, including highlights from some of the more prominent presentations.
External Company Press Release
Wideblue Shining a Light on Early Diagnosis of Sepsis

Wideblue Shining a Light on Early Diagnosis of Sepsis

Wideblue, a Scottish-based medical device development specialist, is working alongside customer Anasyst and the Teesside University to develop a low-cost optical cavity absorption system which could potentially speed up the diagnosis of sepsis by a significant factor.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 18, 2020
First Biohybrid Artificial Retina with Silk Fibroin and Retinal Cells

First Biohybrid Artificial Retina with Silk Fibroin and Retinal Cells

The cells of the artificial retina adhere to very thin silk fibroin biofilms - a biomaterial 100% biocompatible with human tissue - and covered by a gel which protects them during eye surgery and allows them to survive during the time they need to get integrated with thesurrounding tissue after transplantation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 13, 2021
Vagus Nerve Stimulation Helps Language Learning in Adults

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Helps Language Learning in Adults

A recent study showed language learning advantages with transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation included up to a 30% increase in accuracy and recall for some subjects.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 11, 2021
Breakthrough Manufacturing Process for Sensor for Smart Contact Lenses

Breakthrough Manufacturing Process for Sensor for Smart Contact Lenses

Researchers report on how they have developed a breakthrough sensor system and manufacturing process. The global team of engineers reveal that the new contact lens sensor system contains a photodetector for receiving optical information, a temperature sensor for diagnosing potential corneal disease and a glucose sensor for directly monitoring the glucose levels in tear fluid.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AI in Drug Discovery - Predicting and Optimising Compound Properties

AI in Drug Discovery - Predicting and Optimising Compound Properties

This IDTechEx premium article provides an overview and analysis of the technologies, players and company landscape for AI predicting and optimising compound properties.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 7, 2021
AI Algorithms Detect Diabetic Eye Disease Inconsistently

AI Algorithms Detect Diabetic Eye Disease Inconsistently

A new study looks at the effectiveness of seven artificial intelligence-based screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease leading to vision loss.
External Company Press Release
Smart Textile Alliance: New Initiative to Advance E-Textile Technology

Smart Textile Alliance: New Initiative to Advance E-Textile Technology

Smart textiles is a fascinating industry area with a significant amount of potential. Developing at the fringes of the electronics/flexible electronics and textile industries over the last 20+ years, it has achieved significant progress towards important new commercial products for a variety of applications.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 4, 2021
Immersive Virtual Reality Boosts Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain

Immersive Virtual Reality Boosts Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain

For patients receiving spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, integration with an immersive virtual reality system - allowing patients to see as well as feel the effects of electrical stimulation on a virtual image of their own body - can enhance the pain-relieving effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 28, 2020
Diabetes Monitoring via the Earlobe

Diabetes Monitoring via the Earlobe

A product design graduate from the University of Huddersfield has defeated thousands of entries from around the world to become one of the finalists of the 2020 Global Grad Show with her design for a discreet earring that monitors blood sugar levels and delivers feedback in real-time.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 24, 2020
Liquid Bandage Detects Tissue Oxygenation Without Wired Oximeters

Liquid Bandage Detects Tissue Oxygenation Without Wired Oximeters

In the first human clinical trial, researchers have validated the practicality and accuracy of an oxygen-sensing liquid bandage that measures the concentration of oxygen in transplanted tissue.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event summary: Medical Wearables 2020

Event summary: Medical Wearables 2020

IDTechEx attended and gave the keynote at Microtech Ventures' event "Medical Wearables 2020". This premium article covers some of the prominent themes of the event, including highlights from some of the more prominent presentations.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 18, 2020
First Biohybrid Artificial Retina with Silk Fibroin and Retinal Cells

First Biohybrid Artificial Retina with Silk Fibroin and Retinal Cells

The cells of the artificial retina adhere to very thin silk fibroin biofilms - a biomaterial 100% biocompatible with human tissue - and covered by a gel which protects them during eye surgery and allows them to survive during the time they need to get integrated with thesurrounding tissue after transplantation.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 11, 2021
Stimulating Endings of the Vagus Nerve with Light to Combat Obesity

Stimulating Endings of the Vagus Nerve with Light to Combat Obesity

Gastric bypass surgery is sometimes the last resort for those who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues due to their weight. Now researchers have described a medical device that might help with weight loss and requires a simple operative procedure for implantation.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Nanotechnology: Highlights from Academic Research in 2020

Nanotechnology: Highlights from Academic Research in 2020

Examining published academic research gives great insight into the technologies of the future. In this premium article, IDTechEx consider highlights from the world of nanotechnology (i.e., involving particles and phenomena that occur between 1 and 500 nm) that were published over the last 12 months.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 8, 2021
Healthcare, Food & AgTech Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

Healthcare, Food & AgTech Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of healthcare, food and agtech webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on robotic surgery, vertical farming, plant-based and cultured meat, advances in agtech and skin analysis technologies.
External Company Press Release
Merck Today Announced the Acquisition of AmpTec

Merck Today Announced the Acquisition of AmpTec

Merck acquires AmpTec to expand mRNA capabilities for vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. Adds to Merck's lipid manufacturing expertise, providing an integrated offering across mRNA value chain
Global Biotechnology Insights
Jan 6, 2021
Fighting Hypertension Through Electrical Impulses

Fighting Hypertension Through Electrical Impulses

Electrical impulses applied to a particular branch of the vagus nerve could be used in the future to reduce complications of arterial hypertension.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 29, 2020
Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Bio-Inspired Endocscope Provides 3D Visible and Near-Infrared Images

Researchers have developed a new bio-inspired medical endoscope that can acquire 3D visible light and near-infrared fluorescence images at the same time. It features an optical design that combines the high-resolution 3D imaging of human vision with the mantis shrimp's capability to simultaneously detect multiple wavelengths of light.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 25, 2020
Electrical Stimulator to Zap Alzheimer's Disease

Electrical Stimulator to Zap Alzheimer's Disease

The olfactory system, or sense of smell, is known to be dysfunctional in the early stages of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. It is also shown that proper olfactory function can play a key role in regaining consciousness after brain injuries.
Global Biotechnology Insights
Dec 22, 2020
CRISPR Uncovers how Corals Adjust to Warming Oceans

CRISPR Uncovers how Corals Adjust to Warming Oceans

The CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system can help scientists understand, and possibly improve, how corals respond to the environmental stresses of climate change. Work details how the revolutionary, Nobel Prize-winning technology can be deployed to guide conservation efforts for fragile reef ecosystems.
External Company Press Release
Wideblue Shining a Light on Early Diagnosis of Sepsis

Wideblue Shining a Light on Early Diagnosis of Sepsis

Wideblue, a Scottish-based medical device development specialist, is working alongside customer Anasyst and the Teesside University to develop a low-cost optical cavity absorption system which could potentially speed up the diagnosis of sepsis by a significant factor.
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