Embedded Chip Measures Bio Molecules

Embedded Chip Measures Bio Molecules

Imagine a diabetic who never had to do another finger prick to monitor blood glucose levels. Imagine being able to constantly monitor cholesterol levels in your blood. Researchers from EPFL in Switzerland have developed a chip with biosensors that can be embedded...

Podcast Posted for June 5 2015

New podcast is up: Live report from Google I/O. Project Jacquard smart clothing, Project Soli gesture control. Open-source prosthetics. Ingestible needles. Fitbit prices its IPO. Driving while Watched. Produced by Dan Rosenbaum, with reports from  Alfred Poor and...
Wearable Monitors Helps Lower Back Pain Treatment

Wearable Monitors Helps Lower Back Pain Treatment

The Australian company DorsaVi has created a system that helps healthcare professionals and physical therapists provide more efficient treatment for patients with lower back pain. The ViMove system consists of a pair of motion sensors, two surface electromyography...
Honeymoon Over for Health Tech Investors?

Honeymoon Over for Health Tech Investors?

According to seed fund firm Rock Health, investors poured more than $4.1 billion into digital health companies in 2014, which was more than the prior three years combined. But are venture capitalists growing tired of the market segment? Rock Health polled audience...
Another Head Impact Detector

Another Head Impact Detector

Head impact during sports play continues to be a major health concern. X2 Biosystems has a system that takes a different approach from some other devices. Rather than be attached to a headband or as part of a mouth guard, the xPatch is a small device that is taped to...