In the hectic world of a hospital, a computer-simulated nurse can be surprisingly comforting.
Pierre Magistretti of the Brain Mind Institute at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne explains how holographic microscopy works.
How Cellular Dynamics International is commercializing the new technology of induced pluripotent stem cells.
Biologist James Thompson and others discuss the discovery of IPS cells: the science and the potential for research and personalized medicine.
CDI scientists explain how they made David Ewing Duncan's beating heart cells in a petri dish and why it's a significant feat.
Rajiv Mehta talks about the importance of personal science.
Kyle Machulis liberates data from self-tracking devices.
Dave Marvit demonstrates a new method for monitoring stress.
Carson Darling and Thomas Lipoma, who cofounded Nyx Devices with Pablo Bello, and neurologist Matt Bianchi, demonstrate the Somnus sleep shirt. The nightshirt is embedded with fabric electronics to monitor the wearer’s breathing patterns. A small chip worn in a pocket of the shirt processes that data to determine phase of sleep, such as REM sleep (when we dream), light sleep or deep sleep.
People implanted with the first retinal prostheses must learn to interpret their new visual world.