Engineers develop a new biosensor chip for detecting DNA mutations

Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed an electrical graphene chip capable of detecting mutations in DNA. Researchers say the technology could one day be used in various medical applications such as blood-based tests for early cancer screening, monitoring disease biomarkers and real-time detection of viral and … Continue reading

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Compound eye for high-density 3D imaging

Prof. Lee Wing-bun and his research team at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a system named “Compound eye for high-density 3D imaging”. This innovation was inspired by the physiological structure of flies’ compound eyes. Applying ultra-precision rolled plate machining technology, this low-cost system … Continue reading

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Transapical access and closure device receives CE approval

Micro Interventional Devices announced that it received CE Mark approval for the Company’s first product: Permaseal™ transapical access and closure device. The Permaseal device allows surgeons to access and close the left-ventricle instantaneously, reliably and without suturing the myocardium. Permaseal is the world’s first device using compliant soft-tissue PolyCorTM anchor … Continue reading

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