Removable adhesive could make it easier for surgeons to close up internal wounds.
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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.
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Health workers could get some more protection against droplets as they fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with a clear barrier box.
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A ventilator prototype that uses low-cost off the shelf parts could help alleviate concerns about shortages of medical equipment.
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Engineers are solving problems with testing and treatment for COVID-19, including designing new medical equipment and better nasal swabs.
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In under 10 days, engineers from UCL and Mercedes F1 reverse-engineered a product, produced a new design, tested it, got regulatory approval and started production.
April 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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From gigantic iron lungs to today's sophisticated systems, ventilators have been saving lives for decades in pandemics from polio to COVID-19.
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Nuclear scientists and biomedical researchers team up to investigate whether treatment with gamma radiation could make N95 masks more reusable.
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Freely available designs to turn sleep apnea machines into life-saving ventilators could help address nation-wide shortages in the fight against COVID-19.
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