Neuroscience

New method to detect oxygen consumption in the brain

The human brain consumes an immense amount of energy and needs an uninterrupted supply of oxygen to maintain its activity. Therefore, the brain is equipped with a network of delicate blood vessels that transport oxygen molecules ...

Biomedical technology

An innovative 'smart mask' with a use beyond pandemics

A group of researchers in the Madrid region have developed and patented a new smart mask with an innovative design that can monitor a wearer´s vital signs from up to 20 km away.

Biomedical technology

'Smart' bandages could help with wound care

Around 7 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic wounds that don't heal as they should, costing billions of dollars per year in health care costs to treat them—not to mention the human cost to patients' well-being.

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