NC State Harvests Energy from Hot Bodies

NC State Harvests Energy from Hot Bodies

Research and developments in energy harvesting to power implants and wearables continues to explore fascinating technologies. We’ve written about harvesting energy from human knee motion at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and from carbon nanotube yarn...
Injectable Oxygen Sensor Assists Limb Treatments

Injectable Oxygen Sensor Assists Limb Treatments

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is the most extreme form of peripheral artery disease (PAD). CLI mortality rates are as high as 20% in the first six months after diagnosis. Characterized by poor quality of life, 6-month lower limb amputation rates from 10% to 40%, and...
Earthquake Tech Helps to Steady Hands

Earthquake Tech Helps to Steady Hands

Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremors patients often struggle with shaky hands and forearms. This can make common daily activities extremely difficult, such as eating, drinking, writing, putting on makeup, or getting dressed. We have written about devices to...