Dual-Mode Smart Ear and Forehead Thermometer [video]

Dual-Mode Smart Ear and Forehead Thermometer [video]

You don’t need nanotube implants, neural networks, or robotics to measure body temperature. Existing technology does a fine job measuring vital signs, but that doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement. We’ve written about smart thermometers...
3D Printed Medical Devices a $6.1 Billion Market

3D Printed Medical Devices a $6.1 Billion Market

In a few short years, 3D-printed medical applications progressed to the point we’re no longer surprised to read about developing 3D technologies for use outside or inside the human body. We’ve written about 3D prosthetic arms, legs, hands, eyes, and...
Emergency Defibrillator Locator Update [video]

Emergency Defibrillator Locator Update [video]

According to the CDC, 70% to 90% of people who have an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) die before reaching the hospital. In 2015, about 357,000 people in the U.S. had OHCA. Before emergency response personnel arrive, the best chance for survival is when another...
Boston Biotech Lab to Award Startup Space

Boston Biotech Lab to Award Startup Space

Global healthcare company Novo Nordisk wants to give three biotech startups a Golden Ticket, one each year for three years. The Golden Ticket is one year of free access to a scientist and a bench for research at LabCentral, a state-of-the-art biotech innovation lab in...
In-Home Monitoring Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

In-Home Monitoring Detects Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The latest CDC diabetes report found nearly 10% of the U.S. population — more than 30 million people — have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. From 10% to 15% of the people who have diabetes will have a foot ulcer during their lives....