Both Able Planet Incorporated and Starkey Laboratories are working on hearing devices that are nearly invisible to the naked eye.
This is an early proof of concept, but it could offer a simple and cheap interface for people to easily communicate with the hearing-impaired.
Solar power could be used to help cut utility costs and make hemodialysis treatments, which require substantial amounts of energy, far more environmentally friendly, according to research.
Engineers at the University of Missouri have announced the development of a detection system for circulating melanoma cells in blood.
The chair of Mount Sinai Medical School's Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences explains current research and how computers are changing the way we study the body.
Researchers at the University of California are reporting the development of a nano-scale endoscope that can both image intracellular objects and deliver payloads without damage.
Using the germicidal properties of UV to clean its surfaces, Vioguard's new keyboard could soon roll out in pediatric hospitals and ICUs.
Traditional treatment is costly and complicated, but a new offering from Self-Study Apps claims that it can help you to deal with your fear of dentists, spiders, and more, with just a phone.
This new automated suturing device was able to cut down time spent in the operating room by roughly 40 minutes in one recent study.
For doctors to keep tabs on astronauts working in space, they need to be able to track weight, which is difficult to measure without gravity.
Studying the growth of nerve cells, once a very difficult process because they must be isolated from surrounding tissue, just got a little easier.
Unlike previously though, graphitic carbon seems to be a key ingredient in the lubricating layer that forms around implants, scientists say.
Ben Krasnow, a tinkerer of electronic and mechanical systems and a contact lens wearer, decided to see whether he could make his own electronic lenses in his at-home workshop.
The CEO of eMedia Interactive, a medical education app publisher best known for Pocket Body, discusses user-centered design, content models, and reaching a wide audience.
Health care is an industry that has become interested in the possibility of implementing airline standards to improve patient safety.
Within the last 20 years, we've seen information technology transform banking, research, and more. Now it's health care's turn for change.
Light-producing chips made up of bacteria that interact with each other could soon be turned into hand-held sensors that respond to toxins.
Scientists at a Norwegian University have developed new models that reveal connections between nerve cells and electronic signals.
A new treatment from researchers at Johns Hopkins promotes the development of new blood vessels and the regeneration of skin.
A biochemical assay from a serum sample could be used to predict this disease, which affects millions around the world, early.