FDA phase 1 trial shows hydrogel to repair heart is safe to inject in humans — a first

FDA phase 1 trial shows hydrogel to repair heart is safe to inject in humans — a first

Ventrix, a University of California San Diego spin-off company, has successfully conducted a first-i...
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Brain network evaluates robot likeability: Scientists identify key areas involved in assessing social partners

Brain network evaluates robot likeability: Scientists identify key areas involved in assessing social partners

Researchers have identified a network of brain reg...
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Unmanned aircraft delivered kidney for transplant: Groundbreaking effort could help expand donor access to transplantation

Unmanned aircraft delivered kidney for transplant: Groundbreaking effort could help expand donor access to transplantation

In a first-ever advancement in human medicine and ...
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New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

In order to understand the brain, scientists must ...
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Patient shielding provides negligible benefits while increasing risks

Patient shielding provides negligible benefits while increasing risks

A new study published in the April 2019 issue of t...
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Optimizing proton beam therapy with mathematical models: New model improves our understanding of energy transfer in radiotherapy treatment plans by replacing 50-year-old parameters with more complex ones

Optimizing proton beam therapy with mathematical models: New model improves our understanding of energy transfer in radiotherapy treatment plans by replacing 50-year-old parameters with more complex ones

Particle beam therapy is increasingly being used t...
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New sanitation system halves healthcare associated infections and cuts costs by 75 percent

New sanitation system halves healthcare associated infections and cuts costs by 75 percent

The spread of antimicrobial resistance in hospital...
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New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain: Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior

New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain: Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior

Calcium is a critical signaling molecule for most ...
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Wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ could offer new treatment for neurological disorders: Device fine-tunes treatment by stimulating and and recording electric current in the brain at the same time

Wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ could offer new treatment for neurological disorders: Device fine-tunes treatment by stimulating and and recording electric current in the brain at the same time

A new neurostimulator developed by engineers at th...
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A safe, wearable soft sensor: Biocompatible sensor could be used in diagnostics, therapeutics, human-computer interfaces, and virtual reality

A safe, wearable soft sensor: Biocompatible sensor could be used in diagnostics, therapeutics, human-computer interfaces, and virtual reality

Children born prematurely often develop neuromotor...
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