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Tag: biomedical engineering

Nanodecoys bind with SARS-CoV-2 virus

Jun 17, 2021

‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster. 

man uses lower-leg prosthesis to perform exercises

Apr 13, 2021

Study Shows Powered Prosthetic Ankles Can Restore a Wide Range of Functions for Amputees

These technologies give patients the ability to do more than previously thought possible. 

diagram of how the new technology works

Feb 17, 2021

New Tech Aims To Tackle ‘Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation’ Blood Disorder

Experimental tool addresses a blood disorder that proves fatal in many patients. 

Textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.

Feb 1, 2021

Textile Sensor Patch, Made With Conductive Yarns, Could Detect Pressure Points for Amputees

NC State researchers sewed a soft, flexible sensor system to help map pressure points on an amputee's prosthesis. 

Diagram of the nanodroplet and ultrasound drill at work.

Jan 7, 2021

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound ‘Drills’ Prove Effective at Tackling Tough Blood Clots

The new technique was designed to break up particularly tough blood clots. 

BTEC-bioreactor

Oct 21, 2020

How to Make and Distribute a Vaccine

BTEC's Jennifer Pancorbo talks to The Abstract about vaccine production and distribution. 

Oct 15, 2020

Ultrasound Technique Offers More Precise, Quantified Assessments of Lung Health

New ultrasound technique offers non-invasive assessments of lung health. 

Oct 5, 2020

National Academy of Engineering Recognizes Ligler With Leadership Award

The award stems from her work on biosensors and her service to all of engineering. 

In a Guatemalan workshop, OpenGait fabricates traditional prosthetics for above-the-knee amputees

Jul 24, 2020

Startup Develops Accessible Prosthetics

Three members of the Wolfpack are developing life-changing prosthetic kits to help above-the-knee amputees worldwide. 

photos of glasses and video equipment, as well as different types of terrain

May 27, 2020

Researchers Incorporate Computer Vision, Uncertainty Into AI for Robotic Prosthetics

New software aims to improve robotic prosthetics. 

A 3D illustration of a blood clot

Mar 27, 2020

Custom Clotting Particles Could Help Heal Chronic Wounds

Inventors here are patenting technology with the potential to transform how chronic wounds are treated. 

alternating rows of peptides

Feb 20, 2020

Researchers Show What Drives a Novel, Ordered Assembly of Alternating Peptides

Researchers have demonstrated how to engineer two-layered nanofibers consisting of an ordered row of alternating peptides. 

an older man's hands

Nov 22, 2019

Virtual Reality Would Make Attending Therapy Easier for Stroke Survivors

Virtual clinic makes it easier for stroke survivors to attend therapy sessions. 

spheroids

Sep 18, 2019

Suntanner, Heal Thyself: Exosome Therapy May Enable Better Repair of Sun, Age-Damaged Skin

Needle-free injections of exosomes instruct skin cells to produce more collagen, could help heal sun damaged skin. 

A laser moves back and forth on a 3D printer on NC State's campus.

Aug 20, 2019

A 3D-Printed Future, Built at NC State

Meet researchers across our campus putting 3D printing to work to solve society's grand challenges.