04/12/2020New AI-based algorithm processes tissue oxygenation data faster and more accurately than conventional techniques.
02/12/2020Fraunhofer IPK and Charité CFM Facility Management GmbH are developing an AI-based system to automatically check trays of surgical instruments for completeness.
26/11/2020Pioneering research shows how high-frequency sound waves can help build smart materials, new nanoparticles & deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.
24/11/2020Bioinformaticians at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany together with colleagues from Finland and the USA, have now developed a unique method with which all metabolites in a sample can be taken into account, thus considerably increasing the knowledge gained from examining such molecules.
19/11/2020Researchers at the the University of Regensburg and the MPSD in Hamburg have developed a groundbreaking method to detect the dynamics of light on such a small scale with high temporal resolution.
17/11/2020The pursuit of ever-higher imaging resolution in microscopy is coupled with growing demands for compact portability and high throughput. While imaging performance has improved, conventional microscopes still suffer from the bulky, heavy elements and architectures associated with refractive optics.
13/11/2020A team at Aalto University has used bacteria to produce intricately designed three-dimensional objects made of nanocellulose. With their technique, the researchers are able to guide the growth of bacterial colonies through the use of strongly water repellent - or superhydrophobic - surfaces.
11/11/2020Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine scientists (WFIRM) have developed a method to bioprint a type of cartilage that could someday help restore knee function damaged by arthritis or injury.
11/11/2020Nanographene is a material that is anticipated to radically improve solar cells, fuel cells, LEDs and more. Typically the synthesis of this material has been imprecise and difficult to control. For the first time, researchers have discovered a simple way to gain precise control over the fabrication of nanographene.
06/11/2020Development of a next-generation mechano-sensitive material where parts requiring repair can be distinguished by color. 850% improved sensitivity compared to existing materials.
05/11/2020The University of Nottingham has cracked the conundrum of how to use inks to 3D-print novel electronic devices with useful properties, such as an ability to convert light into electricity.
04/11/2020When atoms get extremely close, they develop intriguing interactions that could be harnessed to create new generations of computing and other technologies. These interactions in the realm of quantum physics have proven difficult to study experimentally due the basic limitations of optical microscopes.
03/11/2020Cavity-enhanced radiative energy transfer converts biomolecular information from a single droplet into trillions of distinctive photonic barcodes.
30/10/2020Innovation spins spider web architecture into 3D imaging technology. Purdue University innovators are taking cues from nature to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
29/10/2020Canadian researchers create method to measure severity of the pandemic virus.
28/10/2020Team of researchers at Osaka University make key breakthrough towards on-site cancer diagnosis.
27/10/2020For the first time, scientists have added microscopic tracking devices into the interior of cells, giving a peek into how development starts.
22/10/2020Chemists at the University of Bayreuth have developed a material that could well make an important contribution to climate protection and sustainable industrial production
21/10/2020Rensselaer, First-Imaging, and GE Global researchers develop a deep neural network to perform nearly as well as more complex dual-energy CT imaging technology
15/10/2020Researchers of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have cultured so-called intestinal organoids from human intestinal tissue, which is a common byproduct when performing bowel surgery. These small "miniature intestines" can be used for molecular biological examinations and allow for a direct application of research results to humans, thereby making animal experiments redundant.
14/10/2020The Engineering Design and Technological Development Group (DIDET), from the University of AlicanteArtefactosLAB, has once again taken a step forward in terms of social innovation with the design of a new handheld robotic exoskeleton. Named [flick], this robotic exoskeleton improves the lives of people with limited or no ability to move due to neurological and/or physiological disorders.