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Start-Up Offers Digital Health Prescriptions, Raises $1.8M

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A new enterprise that offers electronic health service prescriptions is raising $1.8 million in seed funds and starting a program for prescribing digital health services simultaneously to groups of people. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Offers Digital Health Prescriptions, Raises $1.8M

Clinical Trial Underway for Lassa Fever Treatment

Lassa fever investigation

An early-stage clinical trial is underway to test a treatment for Lassa fever, a viral disease found in West Africa, infecting as many as 300,000 individuals a year. . . . → Read More: Clinical Trial Underway for Lassa Fever Treatment

Genetic Engineering with Algae Boosts Crop Photosynthesis

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Researchers developed a genetic engineering technique adding algae genes to some staple crops for capturing more carbon dioxide during photosynthesis and improving their yields. . . . → Read More: Genetic Engineering with Algae Boosts Crop Photosynthesis

Nanoscale Sponges Deliver Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

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An engineering lab developed a technique to load molecules from white blood cells into tiny particles that act like sponges to reduce joint damage in lab mice from rheumatoid arthritis. . . . → Read More: Nanoscale Sponges Deliver Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Smartphone Device IDs Dangerous Mosquitoes

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A study shows a smartphone-based system can quickly and inexpensively identify the species of mosquito that carries many infectious diseases, as well as a natural enemy of those mosquitoes. . . . → Read More: Smartphone Device IDs Dangerous Mosquitoes

Non-Invasive Imaging Technology Probes Deeper Into Tissue

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An imaging process that combines ultrasound and lasers is shown in tests with lab samples and in animals to provide clearer and more detailed images of tissue deeper in the body. . . . → Read More: Non-Invasive Imaging Technology Probes Deeper Into Tissue

A.I., Imaging Shown to Predict Immunotherapy Success

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Researchers in France developed a system for computing data from CT scans and genomic analysis to predict the success for therapies that invoke the immune system in patients with solid-tumor cancers. . . . → Read More: A.I., Imaging Shown to Predict Immunotherapy Success

Graphene Extended for 3-D Printing, Medical Devices

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Two recent studies describe methods for fabricating the material graphene into complex shapes with 3-D printing, as well as showing graphene can likely degrade inside the human body. . . . → Read More: Graphene Extended for 3-D Printing, Medical Devices

Hand-Held Device Inspects Individual Retina Cells

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A medical engineering team created a small lightweight device that can inspect individual photoreceptor cells in the retina, the part of the eye that converts visual images to brain signals. . . . → Read More: Hand-Held Device Inspects Individual Retina Cells

A.I. System Catches Tiny Lung Tumors Missed by Humans

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Engineering researchers developed a system with machine learning that analyzes CT scans to detect tiny early-stage lung tumors at a higher rate than visual inspections by radiologists. . . . → Read More: A.I. System Catches Tiny Lung Tumors Missed by Humans