medical device

Expandable sponge-filled syringe that stems bleeding cleared for civilian use

Posted in Medicine on 15th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Each XStat 30 syringe contains 92 sponges and can absorb around a pint of blood.

Bioinspired coating for medical devices repels blood and bacteria

Posted in Hardware on 13th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Devices implanted in the body face two critical challenges that can threaten the life of the patient the device is meant to help: blood clotting and bacterial infection:

A new way to beam power to medical chips deep inside the body

Posted in Hardware on 21st May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Wireless system uses the same power as a cell phone to safely transmit energy to chips, paving the way for new devices to treat illness or alleviate pain.