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Genomics-Blockchain Company Launches, Raises $4.3 Million

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A new enterprise that promises to collect and protect a person’s genomic data with blockchain technology is starting up with the help of a genomics legend and $4.3 million in seed financing. . . . → Read More: Genomics-Blockchain Company Launches, Raises $4.3 Million

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

UPDATE: 23andMe Shuts Down Open API Access to Raw Data

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The personal genetics company 23andMe is closing down access to its raw genomic data for independent software developers. . . . → Read More: UPDATE: 23andMe Shuts Down Open API Access to Raw Data

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

Baby Box Technology for Sick Newborns Licensed to Start-Up

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A start-up company is gaining the rights to a technology that helps the breathing of infants suffering from withdrawal from drugs taken by their mothers, and other disruptive conditions. . . . → Read More: Baby Box Technology for Sick Newborns Licensed to Start-Up

Organ-on-Chip Model Simulates Blood-Brain Barrier

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Researchers at Harvard University developed a chip model of the blood-brain barrier that protects the brain’s nerve cells and tested the model with the drug methamphetamine. . . . → Read More: Organ-on-Chip Model Simulates Blood-Brain Barrier

FDA Clears Magnetic Device for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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A non-invasive device using magnetic waves that penetrate the brain to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder received authorization for sales in the U.S. from the Food and Drug Administration. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears Magnetic Device for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder