Biomedical technology

Wearable, inexpensive robotic sleeve for lymphedema treatment

Lymphedema often occurs in survivors of breast cancer, because they are at high risk for lymph node damage or removal during surgical procedures. The locations of these nodes often make fluid and proteins collect in the arm, ...

Immunology

The immune system is very complicated, but now, it's on a chip

To quote veteran science writer Ed Yong's simple yet extremely accurate words in The Atlantic, "The immune system is very complicated." As the COVID-19 pandemic had made abundantly clear, science still doesn't fully understand ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chip simplifies COVID-19 testing, delivers results on a phone

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cell phone, according to Rice University engineers.

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