New Implant Designed to Defeat Jet Lag

New Implant Designed to Defeat Jet Lag

Three technology powerhouses are partnering to overcome the challenges of travel, especially jet lag. Blackrock Microsystems, researchers from Northwestern University’s Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency...
New Passive Implant Uses Gold Particle Sensors

New Passive Implant Uses Gold Particle Sensors

Who could guess that scientists working on the holy grail of sensor implants would succeed with gold? Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) used gold nanoparticles as implanted sensors. The scientists took advantage of the particles’ reaction...
Thin-Film Batteries Improve Implant Performance

Thin-Film Batteries Improve Implant Performance

Wearable, implanted, and injectable tech devices can perform some amazing tasks, but most also require advances in miniature power sources. In previous posts, we wrote about various technologies for wearables and implants. Georgia Tech researchers created a device...
Minimally Invasive Brain Computer Interface[video]

Minimally Invasive Brain Computer Interface[video]

Brain-computer interface (BCI) developments are closing the gap that differentiates humans from computing machines. As an energy-harvesting computer system, our bodies come equipped with purpose-built scanners, input devices, task-specific peripherals, vast local...