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IT Management

World’s Tiniest, Injectable Chip Uses Ultrasound to Monitor Body Processes

2021 18 May

Once a thing of science fiction, implantable medical devices are transforming healthcare and improving the quality of life for millions of people.   Columbia Engineers have taken the science further — developing what they say is the world’s smallest single-chip system with a complete functioning electronic circuit. The system, at less than... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Chip Allows Optimal Antibiotic Selection

2015 31 May

Researchers at the University of Toronto have designed a diagnostic chip that can help reduce testing time for antibiotic resistance from days to one hour. This can enable doctors to select the right antibiotic from the very beginning. The work has been published in the journal Lab on a Chip. Antibiotic resistance is a serious issue. According to... Read more