11 Results for

biochip

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Implanted Bluetooth biochip gets under hacker's skin

A "DIY cyborg" has a surgically implanted chip that reads his body temperature and delivers the data to a mobile device. Warning: his subcutaneous sensor might make your own skin crawl.

By November 1, 2013

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New biochip measures glucose levels in saliva

Engineers at Brown say the chip can also detect other substances in tandem, including anthrax.

By January 20, 2012

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Motorola wants to tattoo a mic on your throat

A patent application filed in 2012 by the Google-owned company and published Thursday details a wireless microphone that can be tattooed on the neck and connect to a smartphone.

By November 8, 2013

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Turkey skin inspires toxin-detecting biosensor

Bioengineers at UC Berkeley say their smartphone-enabled sensor can detect volatile chemicals by mimicking the color-changing abilities of turkeys, who can shift dramatically from reds to blues to whites.

By January 21, 2014

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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By December 17, 2013

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Digital 'pill' tells doctors when you've swallowed it

Sensor powered by stomach acid relays information to a patch worn on the skin, which in turn sends it to a cell-phone app that gives your doctor data on your health and your treatment regimen.

By August 1, 2012

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New flu detection test can be carried in a first aid kit

A novel device out of Brown University could lead to the widespread, real-time tracking of influenza.

By June 13, 2012

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Origami paper sensor could detect malaria, HIV for 10 cents

Researchers say their 3D point-of-care sensor, called oPad, can be printed on a simple office printer.

By March 8, 2012

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Scientists to develop nanochip to detect oral cancer

An international research team is awarded $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop a nanochip brush that can detect oral cancer in minutes.

By August 9, 2010

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Gentle touch of nanochip can detect oral cancer

Researchers at Rice University find a simple swipe of a diagnostic biochip to be 93 percent "specific" in detecting which patients had malignant and premalignant lesions.

By April 6, 2010