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The Pulse: Stroke Rehab Music Glove and Drawn-On Sensors

April 8, 2015 | by Jon Dipierro, Sean Fenske, and Sam Brusco | Videos | Comments

On this episode of the Pulse, we're touching our music glove-clad fingers together in time for stroke rehab, penning biosensors, seizing a golden opportunity with cancer-targeting nanoparticles, and avoiding embarrassing accidents with a bowel...

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Transitioning from 'Sick Care' to Health Care

April 15, 2015 11:10 am | by TEDMED Videos Comments

At TEDMED 2014, Gary Conkright shared his views on how personalized, quantified health data is vital to our transition from “sick care” to health care.                                                                                      

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Making Tumors Glow

April 10, 2015 9:37 am | by National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Videos Comments

Distinguishing a cancerous tumor from healthy tissue during surgery is a difficult undertaking. While MRI scans can be used prior to surgery to reveal tumor boundaries, once the surgery has begun, surgeons must rely on their hands and eyes to...

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Giving Robots and Prostheses the 'Human Touch'

April 7, 2015 9:26 am | by National Science Foundation Videos Comments

Research engineers and students in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Biomechatronics Lab are designing artificial limbs to be more sensational, with the emphasis on sensation. With support from the National Science Foundation...

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Wearable Sensors Monitor Triggers for Asthma, and More

April 2, 2015 11:30 am | by National Science Foundation Videos Comments

What if you could wear something that would alert you when pollution, such as smog, is about to take its toll on your heart or lungs? That is what's "in the air" at the National Science Foundation- (NSF) supported Nanosystems Engineering...

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How Can the Maker Movement Drive Medical Innovation?

March 26, 2015 3:08 pm | by TEDMED Videos Comments

The Maker Movement has been defined as one driven by inventors, designers and tinkerers. It is fueled by a convergence of hackers and artisans who leverage open-source learning, contemporary design and powerful personal technology to solve...

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Now Available On-Demand! MDT Live: The Impact of 3D Printing on Healthcare

March 25, 2015 1:23 pm | by Jon Dipierro and Sean Fenske | Stratasys, Inc. Videos Comments

3D printing is emerging as a truly disruptive technology, affecting an array of industries including healthcare. It can be readily used for prototyping and parts manufacture, but stands to make a much bigger impact. As a medical technology...

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'Sunglasses on Demand' Change Color at the Touch of a Button

March 18, 2015 9:58 am | by American Chemical Society Videos Comments

Apart from their style, sunglasses have changed very little in the last few decades. Photochromic lenses that change from clear to tinted in sunlight were a big breakthrough. Now new research from ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces could...

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Engineering Live: How Do We Keep Students in STEM?

March 16, 2015 10:43 am | by ECN Staff Videos Comments

Statistics show that 38% of students who start with a STEM major in college do not actually graduate with a degree in the same discipline. What needs to change to prevent these losses? What can professors, and even businesses, do to keep...

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'Iron Man' Delivers Boy a Real Bionic Arm

March 13, 2015 10:00 am | by The Associated Press Videos Comments

Just like Tony "Iron Man" Stark, Robert Downey Jr. is a part-time superhero — at least in the eyes of one seven-year-old boy. In a video posted online Thursday, the actor, dressed as Stark, who becomes Iron Man in the movies, presents a working...

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How Smart Devices and the Internet of Things Influence Patient Behavior

March 11, 2015 3:12 pm | by TEDMED Videos Comments

At TEDMED 2014, serial entrepreneur Josh Stein shares what he's learned about “smart” devices and the "Internet of Things", and how they relate to positively influencing patient behavior...                                                 

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3D Bioprinting Could Address the Shortage of Organ Donations

March 11, 2015 10:43 am | by American Chemical Society Videos Comments

Three-dimensional bioprinting has come a long way since its early days when a bioengineer replaced the ink in his desktop printer with living cells. Scientists have since successfully printed small patches of tissue. Could it someday allow...

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Growing Bones From Scratch

March 5, 2015 10:55 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.net Videos Comments

Tissue engineering is a fast-growing field, but right now the only way to get a human bone is to cut one from a human body. In short, this isn’t a perfect scenario. The methods currently used in the procedures that require bone grafting...

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The Pulse: Robot Bear Nurse and Smart Bandages

March 4, 2015 10:11 am | by Jon Dipierro, Sean Fenske, and Sam Brusco Videos Comments

On this episode of the Pulse, we're being nursed back to health by a robotic bear, covering our boo-boos with electronically integrated smart bandages, jumping rope with an LED display that flashes the number of each jump right before our eyes...

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From the Top: The Past, Present, and Future of Wearable Technology

February 27, 2015 2:32 pm | by David Mantey, Editorial Director, @djamesmanny Videos Comments

By 2025, the wearable technology market is forecasted to become a $70 billion industry. Last year, with major releases in the medical, fitness, and wellness markets, the industry only reached $14 billion. That’s a $56 billion dollar gap to...

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'Bionic' Eye Implant Offers Hope of Restoring Vision

February 24, 2015 11:45 am | by Mayo Clinic Videos Comments

It’s a medical story, a science and technology advancement and a romance wrapped into one moment: when a man who is blind sees his wife again for the first time in a decade. Allen Zderad began to have serious vision problems about 20 years...

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