#Medical

Engineer scoops major award for his life saving breathing device

6 months ago — Quick Read

This years Commonwealth Innovation Awards has been awarded to Nitesh Kumar Jangir, an Indian engineer, who created a breathing device which prevents the deaths of newborn babies.

AI learns to detect tumours in microscopy images

11 months ago — Long Read

A team Japanese researchers have been able to spot different cancer within microsoptic images using deep-learning AI techniques. The new technique could lead to better cancer treatments. The technique used...

Engineers create reusable EpiPen

2 years ago — Long Read

A team of Engineers from South African have developed a new EpiPen that works using replaceable cartridges. While the 'ZiBiPen' costs £60; the cartridges cost only £12. This is a...

MIT spinout PlenOptika aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

2 years ago — Long Read

Getting a glasses prescription is often difficult in developing countries. However, engineers at PlenOptika - an MIT spinout - aim to help with a new device that can create an...

DARPA Announces Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

2 years ago — Quick Read

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has just announced contracts to fund five research groups and one company contracts as jump start its Neural Engineering System Design...

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot Kills Infection-Causing Microbes in Hopstials

2 years ago — Quick Read

Meet LightStrike - the robot making hospitals safer by zapping germs with UV rays. Across the world, hospitals are looking at innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens or kill antibiotic...