7 Apr 2022
Successfully Treating Diabetes with Ultrasound
A multi-institutional team has demonstrated the ability to use ultrasound to stimulate specific neurometabolic pathways in the body to prevent or reverse the onset of type 2 diabetes in three different preclinical models.
22 Dec 2021
EVs Provide Lower Carbon Emissions Through Additional Channels
Study finds electric vehicles provide lower carbon emissions through additional channels.
7 Dec 2021
Academia, Industry and Consumers Tackle Challenges for Wearable Tech
Wearable fitness technologies, like smart watches and fitness trackers, are becoming increasingly common. These devices can allow people to track fitness metrics like physical activity, heart rate, calories burned, and even sleep quality. However, given how new these inventions are and how rapidly they are changing, it has been difficult to establish global standards for evaluating their reliability and accuracy.
26 Nov 2021
Fitscript is a digital health company looking at diabetes management via exercise therapy. IDTechEx analysts Brendan Beh and Dr Nadia Tsao interviewed Fitscript Chief Clinical Strategy Officer LaurieAnn Scher on the 22nd of November, 2021.
1 Nov 2021
Anronaut was formed in 2002, specialising in automating forklifts for high-racking material handling in very narrow aisles (VNAs). The company is small-sized with only three employees, focusing on designing and building autonomous transport systems with automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for other companies. So far they have accomplished over 30 projects, mostly in Europe and a few in the USA.
16 Sep 2021
Electroconvulsive Therapy to Effectively Treat Major Depression
Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among older adults with depression in the months immediately following hospitalization, researchers report. As suicide risk is highest just after hospitalization among those with depression, the therapy could save lives.
3 Sep 2021
Which COVID-19 Patients Are Most Likely to Need Ventilators?
Researchers are developing a computational tool to help medical staff decide which patients will need the most extensive treatment for COVID-19.
8 Apr 2021
Electrovaya are a Li-ion cell and battery manufacturer headquartered in Canada. IDTechEx spoke with their VP Business Development Raj Das Gupta.
7 Apr 2021
OCD Patients with Comorbidities Respond Well to Deep Brain Stimulation
A new study finds that patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as well as other psychiatric comorbidities, such as autism spectrum or tic disorders, may respond well to Deep Brain Stimulation.
29 Mar 2021
A.D.A.M. is a 3D bioprinting startup developing personalized bone implants.
5 Mar 2021
FedEx Commits to Carbon-Neutral Operations by 2040
FedEx Corp has announced an ambitious goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040.
To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment in three key areas: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy, and carbon sequestration.
25 Feb 2021
Machine Learning to Track Disease Carrying Mosquitoes
Using genetic and environmental data, research team maps landscape connectivity in mosquitoes that are known vectors for dengue, chikungunya and Zika.
24 Feb 2021
The Future of Electronics is Stretchy
Stretchable electronic circuits are critical for soft robotics, wearable technologies, and biomedical applications. The current ways of making them, though, have limited their potential.
28 Nov 2020
Saphlux is a spin-off from Yale University. The company works on semi-polar GaN materials (material solution for high power green/blue laser, high power LEDs) and NPQD™ technology, which is an innovative colour conversion solution for µLEDs, especially < 30 µm, as well as for other QD applications.
8 Oct 2020
Robotic Fabric: A Breakthrough with Many Uses
Researchers have developed a robotic fabric, a breakthrough that could lead to such innovations as adaptive clothing, self-deploying shelters, or lightweight shape-changing machinery.