Tiny Chip Measures Blood Flow

Tiny Chip Measures Blood Flow

Ever listen to a train, or airplane, or helicopter as it approaches, passes, and then starts going away? The sounds are higher pitched when approaching, and lower pitched as the source of the sound moves away. The reason for this is that relative to your stationary...
Tiny Radar Detects Hand Motions [video]

Tiny Radar Detects Hand Motions [video]

  If you’re a frequent reader of Health Tech Insider, you may realize that we like to cover user interface technologies. This is because the tiny size of wearable Health Tech devices present significant challenges for the traditional user input strategies....
Wireless Power Activates LED Implants in Mice

Wireless Power Activates LED Implants in Mice

The vocabulary word for today is “optogenetics.” It refers to a process that uses light to control living neurons that are¬†light-sensitive. The neurons contain photosensitive proteins, either through selective breeding or through the use of viruses that...
Back Pain Implant Wins on Wall Street [video]

Back Pain Implant Wins on Wall Street [video]

A company named Nevro recently launched an IPO (initial public offering) on Wall Street with runaway success. According to a report in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the company sold 7 million shares, which is more than the 6.25 million they intended to sell....