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An Emerging Era: Wearable Breast Ultrasonography at Home

Breast cancer is a long-lasting global health challenge, and its early detection plays an important role in improving survival rates. Ultrasound is one of the most common methods of medical imaging for breast cancer, as it uses high-frequency sound waves to image the body's internal... click to read more

  • Canan Dagdeviren | Associate Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Lara Ozkan | Undergradute Student Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Views 893
Reading time 3.5 min
published on May 10, 2024
Holographic sound fields shape 3D matter without a touch

3D printing is about to revolutionize the way we fabricate products. Building up objects point-by-point (also called additive manufacturing) enables the fabrication of single parts of arbitrary shape and composition without slow and complicated machining steps. The realm of 3D printing is still young and... click to read more

  • Kai Melde | Junior group leader at Max Planck Institute for Medical Research
Views 1360
Reading time 4 min
published on Nov 15, 2023
A robotic capsule to explore the gastrointestinal tract

Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract place a significant burden on society and include colorectal cancer, which alone accounts for almost a million deaths each year. Standard flexible endoscopy is the gold standard procedure to diagnose these diseases. It involves the skillful navigation of a long... click to read more

  • Joseph C. Norton | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at STORM Lab, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Mar 4, 2020