20 Jul 2021
Technology Restores Sense of Touch in Damaged Nerves
New and groundbreaking technology inspires hope among people who have lost their sense of touch in the nerves of a limb following amputation or injury. The technology involves a tiny sensor that is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb, for example in the finger, and is connected directly to a healthy nerve.
18 Jun 2020
Water Vapour in the Atmosphere a Prime Renewable Energy Source
The search for renewable energy sources, which include wind, solar, hydroelectric dams, geothermal, and biomass, has preoccupied scientists and policymakers alike, due to their enormous potential in the fight against climate change. A new study finds that water vapor in the atmosphere may serve as a potential renewable energy source in the future.
17 Apr 2020
Materials Zone are a platform technology for connected research data. IDTechEx interviewed their Co-founder and CTO Barak Sela.
31 Mar 2020
Moving Towards 3D Bioprinted Cardiovascular Tissue
Cardiologists need to rely on the technology at their disposal. Shortages in available donor tissue for cardiac transplantation are driving the development of cardiovascular 3D bioprinting technologies.
27 Sep 2019
Alzheimer's memory loss reversed with electromagnetic waves
NeuroEM Therapeutics announced findings from an open label clinical trial showing reversal of cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's Disease patients after just two months of treatment using the company's wearable head device for in-home treatment.
16 Jul 2019
Tiny nanocrystals create 'brighter' future for TV viewers
Researchers have discovered tiny 'greener' nanocrystals that can be manipulated to produce high-quality pictures and lighting in electronic devices such as televisions.
9 Jul 2019
Tel Aviv University
IDTechEx spoke to Dr Assaf Shapira, who is Research Laboratory Manager at Tel Aviv University. His laboratory group unveiled the first 3D bioprint of a heart with human tissue including chambers, ventricles and all blood vessels required to function.
17 Apr 2019
First 3D printed heart using patient's biological materials
In a major medical breakthrough, researchers have "printed" the world's first 3D vascularised engineered heart using a patient's own cells and biological materials.
27 Mar 2019
Genetically encoded sensor isolates hidden leukemic stem cells
All stem cells can multiply, proliferate and differentiate. Because of these qualities, leukemic stem cells are the most malignant of all leukemic cells. Understanding how leukemic stem cells are regulated has become an important area of cancer research.
12 Nov 2018
Artificial intelligence predicts Alzheimer's years before diagnosis
Artificial intelligence technology improves the ability of brain imaging to predict Alzheimer's disease, according to a study.
28 Aug 2018
Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment receives clearance
BrainsWay Ltd announces that it has received De Novo clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in adults.
11 May 2018
Organic printing inks may restore sight to blind people
A simple retinal prosthesis is being developed using cheap and widely-available organic pigments used in printing inks and cosmetics, it consists of tiny pixels like a digital camera sensor on a nanometric scale. Researchers hope that it can restore sight to blind people.
3 Feb 2017
Smartwatch software may now verify your signatures
New software developed by researchers enables smartwatches to verify handwritten signatures.
23 Nov 2016
Efficient approach for tracking physical activity with wearables
Researchers have developed an energy-efficient technique for accurately tracking a user's physical activity based on data from wearable devices.
26 Oct 2016
Genetic modification boosts algal hydrogen production
Researchers have revealed how microalgae produce hydrogen, a clean fuel of the future, and suggest a possible mechanism to jumpstart mass production of this environmentally-friendly energy source.
5 Aug 2016
Flexible building blocks of the future
New mechanical "metamaterial" may revolutionize prosthetics and wearable technologies.
13 Jul 2016
Electronic tattoo has many potential applications
The new electrode is comfortable and accessible, allowing users to carry on as usual with their daily routines, while monitoring their muscle activity for many hours, for a range of medical and other purposes.
12 Jul 2016
StoreDot is an Israeli battery start-up that has developed a fast-charging technology based on synthetic organic molecules. With a total $66M funding, they are now planning a product release.