New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use
Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands.
A Father, a Son and a Joint Graduation
Father and son Timothy and David Calhoun will both graduate this spring from the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. Discover their remarkable story.
Smart Insulin Patch May Aid Future Therapies
Yanqi Ye, biomedical engineering student, is exploring ways to use micro-needles in a skin patch prevent and control diabetes and skin cancer.
Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.
New Ultrasound ‘Drill’ Targets Deep Vein Blood Clots
Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots.
Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?
Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.
Researchers Use Modified Insulin and Red Blood Cells to Regulate Blood Sugar
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive “smart” insulin delivery system.
New Approach Uses Ultrasound to Measure Fluid in the Lungs
A team of engineering and medical researchers has found a way to use ultrasound to monitor fluid levels in the lung, offering a noninvasive way to track progress in treating pulmonary edema.
MythBusters Finalist Inspired to Work With Kids
NC State alum Tamara Robertson won’t be the next MythBusters host, but she can still help youngsters break into the exciting world of science and technology.
Paper Pumps Power Portable Microfluidics, Biomedical Devices
Biomedical engineering researchers have developed inexpensive paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices, opening the door to a range of biomedical tools.