Depth Sensors Monitor Stroke Rehab Progress

Depth Sensors Monitor Stroke Rehab Progress

Each year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke, about 75% of which are first strokes. Stroke is also the leading cause of serious disability and results in reduced mobility more than 50% of the time for survivors who are 65 and older, according to the...
AI Predicts Kidney Disease in Cats

AI Predicts Kidney Disease in Cats

We don’t typical cover health tech for pets, but the potential cross-over for humans sometimes makes a story relevant for our audience. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the leading cause of death for cats over five years of age, according to a 2015 study...
Tiny Pump Makes Blood Pressure Easier [video]

Tiny Pump Makes Blood Pressure Easier [video]

Ambulatory blood pressure measurement (ABPM) is more accurate and therefore more useful than anecdotal measurement in clinical settings, especially those that require 24-hour monitoring. The American Heart Association’s recent scientific statement on blood...
Soft Robot Follows Light [video]

Soft Robot Follows Light [video]

What do jellyfish and moths have in common? They both move toward light. Phototaxis, a natural phenomenon by which organisms move toward or away from light, explains why the two quite different animals are attracted to light. Scientists at the UCLA Samueli School of...