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Two Biotechs Each Issue $300M+ IPOs

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Two biotechnology enterprises in the U.S. issued their initial public stock offerings yesterday, with each company raising at least $300 million in their transactions. . . . → Read More: Two Biotechs Each Issue $300M+ IPOs

Electronic Tattoo Continuously Monitors Blood Pressure

Heart monitoring tattoo

A bio-engineering lab created an ultra-thin, flexible plastic film, which when attached to the chest can monitor blood pressure over a period of time. . . . → Read More: Electronic Tattoo Continuously Monitors Blood Pressure

Chip Device Tests for Cancer Drug Efficacy, Toxicity

A configurable chip device simulating several human organs is shown in lab tests to simultaneously test cancer drugs for both their efficacy and toxicity. . . . → Read More: Chip Device Tests for Cancer Drug Efficacy, Toxicity

Laser Treatments Developed for Age-Related Vision Loss

Laser treatments for AMD

Researchers in Finland are designing techniques using temperature-controlled lasers to treat a common form of vision loss associated with aging. . . . → Read More: Laser Treatments Developed for Age-Related Vision Loss

Sanofi, Alphabet Partner on A.I., Analytics

Assorted medical tools

Drug maker Sanofi and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, are collaborating on the use of artificial intelligence and analytics for more personalized health care. . . . → Read More: Sanofi, Alphabet Partner on A.I., Analytics

A.I. Harnessed to Diagnose Children’s Gut Diseases

Sana Syed

Medical researchers and data scientists are using artificial intelligence, or A.I., to diagnose children’s intestinal diseases found in the developing world. . . . → Read More: A.I. Harnessed to Diagnose Children’s Gut Diseases

Nerve Stimulation Reduces Arthritis Inflammation

rheumatoid arthritis damage

Results from a small-scale clinical trial show an implanted device that stimulates the vagus nerve helps reduce the activity of rheumatoid arthritis. . . . → Read More: Nerve Stimulation Reduces Arthritis Inflammation

Gates Funding VR with Expansion Microscopes

Virtual reality, expansion microscopy

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is backing research to combine a microscopy technique that grows the size of samples being examined with virtual reality, or VR. . . . → Read More: Gates Funding VR with Expansion Microscopes

Chip Device Simulates Blood-Brain Barrier

Brain circuits

A bioengineering lab developed a miniaturized chip with living cells that offers a realistic simulation of the blood-brain barrier to test new drugs. . . . → Read More: Chip Device Simulates Blood-Brain Barrier

Intermountain, deCode Partner on Population Genetics

Kári Stefánsson

A health care network in Utah is partnering with a genetic analytics company to find connections between genetics and disease in 500,000 of its members. . . . → Read More: Intermountain, deCode Partner on Population Genetics