Oncology & Cancer

Better cancer diagnosis thanks to digital 3D images

It all started with an innocuous question at the start of Francesca Catto's doctoral thesis: Wouldn't it be nice if tissue samples could be colored and digitally displayed as a 3D image? For more than 100 years, histology, ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Care robots: Ethical perceptions and acceptance

Countries like Japan are experiencing declining birth rates and an aging population. The increased burden of care for this aging population may lead to a shortage of caregivers in a decade's time. Thus, the recruitment and ...

Biomedical technology

Social robots have potential to supplement stuttering treatment

Social robots that interact with humans could be a promising new addition to current treatment tools for people who stutter, according to a recent study looking at how the high-tech helpers might be used in clinics.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Technology boosts psychosocial well-being of people with dementia

The Ph.D. research of Yuan Feng focuses on promoting the well-being of a vulnerable population in our society—people with dementia—using interactive technologies. Collaborating with the Vitalis Berckelhof, a Dutch residential ...

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