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The tech of tomorrow: April 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Yesterday
Updated: Yesterday

The tech of tomorrow: April 16-23

Choosing the best in vitro method

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-test-lets-women-pick-their-best-ivf-embryo/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150416

Complete, free report, image from Sci. Am.


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Modern medicine: April 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 09, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Modern medicine: April 9-16

Vest for the deaf: feeling the sound

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2015/04/vest-helps-deaf-feel-understand-speech?et_cid=4508048&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report, video from R&D Mag.

World Cup first kick from paralyzed woman. How?

http://www.drexel.edu/now/archive/2015/April/BMI-neuroprosthetics/

Press release, image from Drexel Univ.

Spider webbing as heart cell culture substrate

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/spider-web-protein-provides-stable-substrate-for-growing-heart-cells/81251139/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Nanoparticles deliver to dental plaque

http://www.rochester.edu/newscenter/a-novel-way-to-apply-drugs-to-dental-plaque-96082/

Press release, images from Univ. Rochester


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Spring tech: April 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 02, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Spring tech: April 2-9

Chemicals and cells

Nano spikes inject into cells

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27286-nanoscale-bed-of-nails-to-make-organs-behave-better.html

Short, note, link, image from New Sci.

Cow's milk often mixed with human breast milk

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/03/31/peds.2014-3554

Full, free article from Pediatrics

Ideas to deal with the body

Physical therapy addresses lumbar stenosis

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2214174

Free abstract from Ann. Int. Med.

Trends in teen contraception

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm64e0407a1.htm?s_cid=mm64e0407a1_e

Full, free essay, charts, citations from MMWR

Improving walking efficiency

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=134667&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Complete, free report, image from NSF

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Technology for today: March 26-April 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, March 30, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Technology for today: March 26-April 2

Tans for teens? Nope.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/indoor-tanning-should-be-illegal-for-teens/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150331

Full, free article from Sci. Am.

Molecular activity"Google maps" on the way

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/google-maps-for-the-body-zooming-in-on-molecular-traffic/81251090/

Full, free essay from GEN

Smart prostheses copy natural movements

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/03/intelligent-neuroprostheses-mimic-natural-motor-control?et_cid=4494156&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Safer breast implants

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/breast-implants-could-get-a-lift-to-make-them-safer-1.2289208

Complete, free report, image from MyHealth


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Today's med. tech: March 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, March 23, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Today's med. tech: March 19-26

New cartilage for nose: 3-D printed

http://www.cnet.com/news/3d-printed-nose-implant-ready-for-trials/

Complete, free report, images from C/NET

Gauging the weakening of bone in steroid therapy

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/03/good-bone-bad-bone-0?et_cid=4481238&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

Is the on-line breast milk market dangerous?

http://time.com/3757041/breast-milk-buy-online/

Full, free story, links from Time

Sharing fMRI's

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/openfmri.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

Video from NSF

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Technology we need: March 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 13, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Technology we need: March 12-19

Thanks to 'net detectives Henriette Evans and Paul Blumstein

Injecting genes into difficult to reach cells

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42246/title/Tricky-Transfections/

Complete, free report, images from The Scientist

"Smart" bandage detects bedsores before they are seen

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2015/03/smart-bandage-detects-bed-sores-they-are-visible?et_cid=4468801&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, video from R&D Mag.

Ultrasound v Alzheimer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/03/alzheimers-breakthrough-uses-ultrasound-technology?et_cid=4459681&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.


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Med. tech this week: March 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 05, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Med. tech this week: March 5-12

Transfers of organs and cells

Long-term storage of human organs in the future

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-funds-efforts-to-freeze-human-organs-for-long-term-storage/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150304

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

How well are hematopoetic stem cell transplants working?

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhae/article/PIIS2352-3026%2815%2900028-9/fulltext

Free abstract from Lancet

Gizmos

Apple has a health app for I-phones

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/03/apple-unveils-new-medical-software-called-researchkit?et_cid=4455888&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Robotic gloves help stroke patients

http://www.techworld.com/news/personal-tech/robot-gloves-help-stroke-victims-regain-movement-developed-3600596/

Short, free item, image from Techworld


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Your med. tech news: Feb. 26-March 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 27, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Your med. tech. news: Feb. 26-March 5

Three knee repair ideas

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/three-biotech-solutions-for-knee-repair/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150303

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Univ. OK in trouble over abuse of baboons

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-20/usda-cites-university-of-oklahoma-for-abusing-animals

Complete, free report, links from Bloomberg news

34% of US use complimentary medicine

http://usa.thelancet.com/blog/2015-02-26-complements-your-health?elsca1=US_newsletter&elsca2=newsletter

Short, free blog from Lancet


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Med. tech today: Feb. 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 20, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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What the techies did: Feb. 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 12, 2015
Updated: Friday, February 13, 2015

What the techies did: Feb. 12-19

Tracking your physical activity with a smartphone

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/02/smartphone-apps-just-accurate-wearable-devices-tracking-physical-activity?et_cid=4410723&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

Smoking cessation ideas

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/02/science-afire-plans-help-smokers-quit?et_cid=4412594&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

How the beavers prevent tooth decay: for humans?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/02/beavers-inspire-method-aid-tooth-enamel?et_cid=4414258&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from R&D Mag.

MRI to assess fatty liver disease

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/mri_technique_developed_for_nonalcoholic_fatty_liver_disease_in_children

Press release from U Cal/SD


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