Microwave and ultrasound technology might be able to "hear" tumors growing

Posted in Medicine on 17th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The technique involves the clever interplay of microwaves and ultrasound to develop a detector like the Star Trek tricorder.

Researchers break blood-brain barrier with new ultrasound treatment

Posted in Medicine on 9th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A non-invasive way to deliver medication into the brain, opening the door to better treatments for tumours, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Brain Surgery Using Ultrasound Waves

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

A revolutionary new approach to neurosurgery avoids both radiation and a scalpel.

Controlling brain cells with ultrasound

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Sonogenetics may be able to selectively activate brain, heart, muscle, and other cells using ultrasonic waves, similar to optogenetics.

Ultrasound cuts healing time of chronic wounds by 30 percent

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Applying the vibrations of an ultrasound served to stimulate a certain pathway that substitutes for the regular fibroblast migration route and recruits the cells to the wound bed.