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NIH delivering new COVID-19 testing technologies to meet U.S. demand

The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in new technologies to address challenges associated with COVID-19 testing (which detects SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus).
31-Jul-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineers 3D-print sensors onto moving organs

A new technique funded by NIBIB and developed by University of Minnesota researchers allows 3D printing of hydrogel-based sensors directly on the surface of organs, such as lungs—even as they expand and contract.
1-Jul-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Faster processing makes cutting-edge fluorescence microscopy more accessible

Scientists at NIBIB have developed new image processing techniques for microscopes that can reduce post-processing time up to several thousand-fold.
29-Jun-2020 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Neural network can determine lung cancer severity

NIBIB-funded researchers at Stanford University have created an artificial neural network that analyzes lung CT scans to provide information about lung cancer severity that can guide treatment options.
25-Jun-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Imaging Method Tracks Brain’s Elusive Networks

Understanding the source and network of signals as the brain functions is a central goal of brain research. Now, Carnegie Mellon engineers have created a system for high-density EEG imaging of the origin and path of normal and abnormal brain...
10-Jun-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RADx Tech: Diagnosing Disease-Delivering Health

Learn how NIH’s new Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics initiative, or RADx Tech, has mobilized engineers and innovators across the country to bring accurate, rapid, and easy-to-use COVID diagnostic tests to all Americans.
10-Jun-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nerve stimulation helps manage pain without opioids

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin (UW) are adapting a minimally invasive, safer approach to electrically treat pain directly at the source as part of the NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative.
19-May-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Computer model IDs drug-resistant mutations

To counter drug resistance Penn State engineers have developed a new approach for predicting which mutation has expanded the most in a population and should be targeted to design the most effective new drug.
13-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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