A Day in the Life of a Product Development Engineer Working on the Device Side of the Health Care Industry

Here for your education and entertainment is a peek at the type of day a Product Development Engineer might have about three out of five days of the week. -------- 8:00 AM Entering the R&D building lugging her lap top and rolling her brief case behind her Marion Smith makes sure to greet everyone with … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Product Development Engineer Working on the Device Side of the Health Care Industry

A super tool helps kids with autism improve socialization skills

A super tool helps kids with autism improve socialization skills Science Highlights raymond.macdougall Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:05 A team of NIH-funded researchers at Stanford University Medical School has found that children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass. Source: National Institute … Continue reading A super tool helps kids with autism improve socialization skills

X-ray Detection May Be Perovskites’ Killer App

The wonder crystal could yield imagers that are far more sensitive than commercial detectors Photo: National University of Singapore Better Detectors: Xiaogang Liu [right] and Qiushui Chen at the National University of Singapore developed perovskite nanocrystals that absorb X-rays better than conventional materials do. The crystalline material known as perovskite makes for a superefficient photovoltaic … Continue reading X-ray Detection May Be Perovskites’ Killer App

Increased cardiorespiratory synchronization evoked by a breath controller based on heartbeat detection

The cardiovascular and respiratory systems are functionally related to each other, but the underlying physiologic mechanism of cardiorespiratory coupling (CRC) is unclear. Cardiopulmonary phase synchronization... Source: Biomedical Engineering Online

The Mood Ring of Algorithms Could Zap Your Brain to Help You Feel Better

These algorithms spot mood changes before you do, and could someday tell a stimulator to zap your brain to treat disordersA man with depression is driving to work when his mood darkens, and the familiar inklings of anxiety begin to creep in. His brain cells start to fire in a pattern that has, in the … Continue reading The Mood Ring of Algorithms Could Zap Your Brain to Help You Feel Better