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...
Portable Stroke Device Wins $350K [video]

Portable Stroke Device Wins $350K [video]

Speedy treatment following a stroke gives a patient the best chance of making a full recovery. Diagnosing a stroke in the field to determine the proper treatment is the catch, however. The correct treatment can save the patient’s life and minimize complications,...
Physician Survey: Increased Telehealth Adoption

Physician Survey: Increased Telehealth Adoption

Telehealth adoption hasn’t been a slam dunk so far, but progress continues. The advantages of remote patient monitoring, video house calls, clinical staff allocation, remote diagnosis, specialist access, patient convenience, and cost savings speak too loudly to...
Dyson Winner: Epileptic Seizure Protection  [video]

Dyson Winner: Epileptic Seizure Protection [video]

Approximately 1.2% of the U.S. population — 3.4 million people — have epilepsy according to the CDC. Living with epilepsy involves learning how to manage seizures and still lead a full, active life. Uma Smith is a recent Pratt Institute graduate who was...