A microrobot as small as a few human hairs can do flips through the colon to deliver drugs. Check out the video to see it in action.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: robots drug-delivery featured health-and-medicine magnetic-fields
"...with this kind of technology, you can take society into a superconducting society where you'll never need things like batteries again."
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: physics electricity materials-science superconductors temperature magnetism featured science-and-technology
The Earth's magnetic field was most likely weaker when life evolved on our planet than it is today.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: evolution atmosphere moon earth sun magnetism magnetic-fields life-on-earth solar-winds
MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: energy industry superconductors research renewable-energy school-of-engineering global faculty collaboration nuclear-science-and-engineering magnets alternative-energy plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion cern
Imaging technique could replace tissue biopsies in assessing drug resistance in breast cancer patients
Imaging techniques could replace the need for invasive tissue biopsies in helping rapidly determine whether cancer treatments are working effectively,
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: animal-research cancer breast-cancer imaging magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri
The Earth's magnetic field is a lot weaker than we would expect around the island of St Helena.
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: magnetic-fields earths-core earths-mantle
Changes in the Earth's magnetic field pose a great risk to electronic infrastructure.
July 20, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: magnetic-fields geophysics earths-core
A new device the size of a grain of rice could electrically stimulate the brain. It could potentially help treat depression, Parkinson's, and more.
June 10, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: brains materials-science medical-devices magnetism health-and-medicine implants
An algorithm that analyses MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.
June 9, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: engineering imaging osteoarthritis ageing magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri
A proposed platform uses nanoparticles or magnetic levitation to spot a "fingerprint" for COVID-19 diagnosis and checking death risk.
May 19, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: covid-19 nanotechnology viruses infections magnetism health-and-medicine medical-tests
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