Wearable MRI Under Development [video]

Wearable MRI Under Development [video]

If you’ve never had the pleasure of an MRI scan, as a veteran of several sessions, let me tell you what it’s like. They put you on a platform that slides you into the heart of a giant metal donut, where you have to lie perfectly still. During the scan, it...
Sweat Reveals Data in Real Time

Sweat Reveals Data in Real Time

“Horses sweat, men perspire, and women glow.” This holdover from the Victorian Era may split hairs on behalf of¬†social sensibilities at the expense of science, but the fact remains that human skin secrets fluids that is much more than just salty water. It...
Augmented Reality Glasses Find the Veins

Augmented Reality Glasses Find the Veins

One of the standard treatment tools used in modern medicine is to insert substances directly into the blood stream of a patient by inserting a tube into a vein. Such intravenous treatments require that a needle be used to pierce the skin and the wall of the vein, and...