Diagnose 17 Diseases with One Breath

Diagnose 17 Diseases with One Breath

Starting way before royal physicians smelled the stools and urine of infant noblemen, doctors have used their sense of smell to detect disease. ¬†According to an article in Scientific American, physicians have “known that the breath contains clues to many...
Terahertz Scanner from Carbon Nanotubes

Terahertz Scanner from Carbon Nanotubes

One of the most useful types of technology in medicine is the kind that lets doctors look inside the human body. X-rays images are one of the most familiar, but ultrasound and other methods are also used. There is growing interest in “terahertz” imaging...
Supercapacitor Yarn Made from Nanowires

Supercapacitor Yarn Made from Nanowires

Batteries store electricity, but they’re not ideal for wearable Health Tech devices. They aren’t all that great in terms of how much power they can store in a given space, they are slow to charge, and they are slow to discharge. That’s why designers...
Low-Power Stretchable Display

Low-Power Stretchable Display

Imagine a bandage that could tell healthcare workers at a glance what was going on underneath. Does a dressing need to be changed? Is there bacterial growth that indicates an infection? Is the temperature of the skin hotter or colder than normal, which could indicate...