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Computer Science
An IBM Quantum Computer Is Being Built at a US Hospital
IBM Quantum Computer
Computer Science
An IBM Quantum Computer Is Being Built at a US Hospital
An IBM quantum computer is being installed at the Cleveland Clinic as part of the organizations' Discovery Accelerator collaboration.
April 1, 2021

An IBM quantum computer is being installed at the Cleveland Clinic as part of the organizations' Discovery Accelerator collaboration.

Health Care
Nurse’s Smelling “Superpower” Leads to Skin Swab Test for Parkinson’s
Skin Swab Test for Parkinson’s
Health Care
Nurse’s Smelling “Superpower” Leads to Skin Swab Test for Parkinson’s
Researchers developed a skin swab test for Parkinson’s after studying a woman’s strange ability to smell the disease.
March 14, 2021

Researchers developed a skin swab test for Parkinson’s after studying a woman’s strange ability to smell the disease.

Medical Innovation
Doctors Can Now See the Lungs of a Newborn Breathing
newborn breathing
Medical Innovation
Doctors Can Now See the Lungs of a Newborn Breathing
There’s a lot about newborn breathing doctors don’t know, but a new imaging technique that can record a baby’s first breaths is pulling back the curtain.
March 13, 2021

There’s a lot about newborn breathing doctors don’t know, but a new imaging technique that can record a baby’s first breaths is pulling back the curtain.

Health Care
“Heart in a Box” Gives 6 Kids Second Chance at Life
heart in a box
Health Care
“Heart in a Box” Gives 6 Kids Second Chance at Life
For the first time, TransMedics’ “heart in a box” machine has been used to help children in need of heart transplants, with great success.
February 28, 2021

For the first time, TransMedics’ “heart in a box” machine has been used to help children in need of heart transplants, with great success.

Cancer
Radioactive Bone Cement May Help Treat Spinal Tumors
bone cement
Cancer
Radioactive Bone Cement May Help Treat Spinal Tumors
External radiation can damage bones and cause side effects. Radioactive bone cement directly into the spine may be a better option.
February 28, 2021

External radiation can damage bones and cause side effects. Radioactive bone cement directly into the spine may be a better option.

Tech for Wellbeing
Stamp-Sized Wearable Health Monitor Can Do It All
wearable health monitor
Tech for Wellbeing
Stamp-Sized Wearable Health Monitor Can Do It All
Researchers at UCSD have developed a wearable health monitor that can measure both cardiovascular and biochemical signals at once.
February 21, 2021

Researchers at UCSD have developed a wearable health monitor that can measure both cardiovascular and biochemical signals at once.

Medical Innovation
Total Artificial Heart Approved for Sale in Europe
artificial heart
Medical Innovation
Total Artificial Heart Approved for Sale in Europe
The European Commission has approved the sale of Carmat’s total artificial heart, which is designed for patients with end-stage heart failure.
January 24, 2021

The European Commission has approved the sale of Carmat’s total artificial heart, which is designed for patients with end-stage heart failure.

Medical Innovation
Nerve-Stimulator Helps People Walk after MS and Strokes
foot drop
Medical Innovation
Nerve-Stimulator Helps People Walk after MS and Strokes
The EvoWalk wearable uses electrical stimulation, sensors, and AI to combat foot drop, a condition commonly linked to MS and strokes.
January 14, 2021

The EvoWalk wearable uses electrical stimulation, sensors, and AI to combat foot drop, a condition commonly linked to MS and strokes.

Coronavirus
Smart Vaccine Device Could Speed Up Development Process
smart vaccine device
Coronavirus
Smart Vaccine Device Could Speed Up Development Process
An in-development smart vaccine device uses a microneedle patch to both deliver a vaccine and measure the immune response it generates.
January 10, 2021

An in-development smart vaccine device uses a microneedle patch to both deliver a vaccine and measure the immune response it generates.