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Bringing ultrasound technology closer to the scene of an incident

Bringing ultrasound technology closer to the scene of an incident

Ultrasound uses sound waves to visualise soft tissues and is better at distinguishing solid masses f...

Virtual reality provides new hope for PTSD patients

Virtual reality provides new hope for PTSD patients

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a devastating condition affecting nearly 7.7 million Americ...

Diagnostic laboratory reduced to the size of a microwave

Diagnostic laboratory reduced to the size of a microwave

CRJ's R&D Bloggers look at technology that could help reduce the prevalance of infectious diseas...

Antibiotic susceptibility

Antibiotic susceptibility

The threat of antibiotic resistance is the most pressing global crisis that faces humanity today. Ac...

A modern approach to screening for anaemia

A modern approach to screening for anaemia

Technology continues to evolve, simplifying every facet of our lives from personal to professional, ...

Sleep deprivation in EMS: Causes, consequences and solutions

Sleep deprivation in EMS: Causes, consequences and solutions

Our R&D bloggers look at the issue of sleep deprivation, one of the primary health deficits in e...

Antibiotic resistant bacteria SNAPP to attention

Antibiotic resistant bacteria SNAPP to attention

The emergence and spread of antibiotic resistant pathogens has become a global crisis. Since the dis...

Visualising the effects of traumatic brain injury in living brains

Visualising the effects of traumatic brain injury in living brains

It is important to consider the long-term effects of mild to severe traumatic brain injury on p...

Helping bystanders to respond in medical emergencies

Helping bystanders to respond in medical emergencies

In the United States today there is no response time standard for ambulances. Normal responses can t...

New radar system could lead to better defences against avalanches

New radar system could lead to better defences against avalanches

A new radar-based imaging system with an unprecedented ability to penetrate snow-powder clouds could...

How your voice is transforming virtual medicine

How your voice is transforming virtual medicine

The human voice is an undervalued data source, but not for long: New technologies can identify moods...

Modular system for blast-resistant, storm-proof buildings

Modular system for blast-resistant, storm-proof buildings

When Superstorm Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 and blistered across the East Coast, taking ...

New medical device to save lives during attack opens airways during vital minutes

New medical device to save lives during attack opens airways during vital minutes

A team of biomedical engineering students from Johns Hopkins University is attracting attention with...

European Commission’s Estolas hybrid aircraft will improve aid in disaster-stricken areas

European Commission’s Estolas hybrid aircraft will improve aid in disaster-stricken areas

As part of the Extremely Short Take Off and Landing on Any Surface (Estolas) project, the Europ...

The potential of apps to save lives

The potential of apps to save lives

It is no secret that we live in a time where technology dominates our day-to-day life. Modern living...

‘Biohybrid’ robots could search for toxic leaks or locate aircraft black boxes under water

‘Biohybrid’ robots could search for toxic leaks or locate aircraft black boxes under water

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have combined tissues from a sea slug with flexible 3...

Self-assembling robots and their potential uses in emergencies

Self-assembling robots and their potential uses in emergencies

During a crisis or in conditions brought on by natural disaster, responders often cannot work direct...

Soft, flexible exosuit aids first responders

Soft, flexible exosuit aids first responders

Our bloggers look at a flexible lower limb robotic exosuit, which could help firefighters and others...

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