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Apple opens Health Records API to developers

Apple opens Health Records API to developers

Jun 20, 2018 Worldwide
Apps empowering consumers to manage medications, diseases, nutrition and more coming this fall.
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Webinar Thursday 5 July - Advances in Fiber Laser Technologies

Webinar Thursday 5 July - Advances in Fiber Laser Technologies

Jun 20, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 5 July titled Advances in Fiber Laser Technologies.
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3D printed contact lenses treat eye disease

3D printed contact lenses treat eye disease

Jun 19, 2018 United States
A researcher has received a U.S. Department of Defense grant to develop a more convenient, less expensive and less painful way to treat serious eye diseases using 3D printing to develop a programmable microneedle array that can deliver drugs directly into the eye in a sustained manner.
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New sensors open door to wearable medical diagnostic device

New sensors open door to wearable medical diagnostic device

Jun 19, 2018 Australia
Scientists from ANU have designed tiny optical sensors that open the door to developing a wearable device that allows doctors to medically diagnose people's health in real time.
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Automated robotic device for faster blood testing

Automated robotic device for faster blood testing

Jun 18, 2018 United States
Researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results, potentially improving the workflow in hospitals and other health-related institutions to allow health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients.
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Fiber Lasers Outshine Competing Laser and Non-Laser Technologies

Fiber Lasers Outshine Competing Laser and Non-Laser Technologies

Jun 14, 2018
In the recently published IDTechEx market report titled Fiber Lasers 2018-2028: Technologies, Opportunities, Markets & Forecasts, Dr Nilushi Wijeyasinghe explores how recent fiber laser technology developments affect the growth of key market segments.
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Breakthrough in controlling DNA-based robots

Breakthrough in controlling DNA-based robots

Jun 14, 2018 United States
Researchers have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand—and much faster than recently possible.
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Gene editing just got easier

Gene editing just got easier

Jun 13, 2018 United States
An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The simpler, faster CRISPR offers a broad platform for off-the shelf genome engineering that may lower the barrier of entry for this powerful technology.
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Smart blister pack for clinical trial

Smart blister pack for clinical trial

Jun 12, 2018 Germany
A smart blister pack for digital patient compliance monitoring to enhance medication adherence by clinical trial participants.
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New machine learning approach could accelerate bioengineering

New machine learning approach could accelerate bioengineering

Jun 11, 2018 United States
Scientists have developed a way to use machine learning to dramatically accelerate the design of microbes that produce biofuel.
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Robotic rehab device

Robotic rehab device

Jun 8, 2018 United States
Scientist examines the use of non-invasive technology to increase the restoration of arm/hands and leg/ankle movement after neurological injury such as stroke. Along with collaborators he developed interactive robotic assist devices, which move the paralyzed limb when the patient cannot, and knows not to assist when the patient can power the movement.