Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light Grantee News thomas.johnson Tue, 01/21/2020 - 15:34 Engineers have developed a light-sensitive material that allows gastrointestinal devices to be triggered to break down inside the body when they are exposed to light from an ingestible LED. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

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Scientists invent camera that takes one trillion frames per second to capture 'transparent phenomena'

Scientists invent camera that takes one trillion frames per second to capture 'transparent phenomena' Grantee News raymond.macdougall Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:54 New camera technology that takes up to 1 trillion frames per second is so advanced it can take images of transparent phenomena, U.S. researchers say. The camera builds on previous research, in which the … Continue reading Scientists invent camera that takes one trillion frames per second to capture 'transparent phenomena'

Disarming bacteria with mucus and phages

Disarming bacteria with mucus and phages Science Highlights patty.wiley Fri, 01/17/2020 - 13:53 Millions of people are treated with antibiotics each year for infections or as a preventative measure. Two teams of NIBIB-funded scientists have been working to find alternative solutions to treating bacterial infections, especially antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and … Continue reading Disarming bacteria with mucus and phages

Breakthrough study on molecular interactions could improve development of new medicines

Breakthrough study on molecular interactions could improve development of new medicines Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 01/06/2020 - 14:32 A first-of-its-kind study on molecular interactions by biomedical engineers will make it easier and more efficient for scientists to develop new medicines and other therapies for diseases such as cancer, HIV, and autoimmune diseases. Source: National Institute … Continue reading Breakthrough study on molecular interactions could improve development of new medicines

Sleep triggers a brain fluid refresh

Sleep triggers a brain fluid refresh Science Highlights thomas.johnson Mon, 01/06/2020 - 09:28 Neurologists have observed reduced neural activity during non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREM). Now MRI imaging during NREM reveals an exchange between brain blood and cerebrospinal fluid that may function to remove neurotoxic waste products. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical … Continue reading Sleep triggers a brain fluid refresh