Using Bacteria to Create Graphene

Using Bacteria to Create Graphene

Graphene is an engineer’s wonder material. Graphene is a unique nanomaterial with exceptional flexibility and strength. Almost transparent in thin layers, graphene is about 100 times stronger than the strongest steel. Its ability to conduct electricity makes...
Prenatal App Reduces In-Person Visits [video]

Prenatal App Reduces In-Person Visits [video]

Hundreds of American mothers die every year during childbirth, and about 50,000 are seriously injured, even though the US spends more on healthcare per person than any other nation. Perhaps as a response to a perceived lack in the traditional healthcare system, many...
Jedi Prosthetic with a Sense of Touch

Jedi Prosthetic with a Sense of Touch

Robotic prosthetic arms and hands can make dramatic differences in the lives of those who use them. We’ve written about a range of upper limb prosthetics designed to assist people with specific needs including a robot hand that works with quadriplegics, a...
AI Infers Personalized Treatment [video]

AI Infers Personalized Treatment [video]

Big data, machine learning, and precision medicine come together with GNS Healthcare’s Causal Machine Learning. In the GNS model, big data provides the means, machine learning is the method, and precision medicine is the goal. The first two elements are...
Energy Harvesting from the Human Knee

Energy Harvesting from the Human Knee

As wearable health tech proliferates, the search for alternative power sources intensifies. The fast and easy answer for better energy sources for wearables, carryables, and implants is to build find more efficient batteries. However, the pace of new energy cell...