Engineering a new hope

Engineering a new hope

Life Engineering is a new mobile app which aims to tap into crowdsharing methods to help provide medical insurance. Priya Kulasagaran speaks to its founders to learn more Gideon Leong is on a very specific, and seemingly...
Inexpensive ultrasensitive HIV sensor

Inexpensive ultrasensitive HIV sensor

Researchers at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid have developed a tiny, cheap, portable sensor potentially capable of detecting HIV in people within a week of infection. Although nucleic acid amplifications is...
AI Diagnosis

AI Diagnosis

Although autism can appear in early childhood, reliably predicting it at a very young age is difficult. However, artificial intelligence (AI) might just be the key to making an accurate call. Researchers at the Universit...
Hydrogel robots

Hydrogel robots

MIT engineers are moving towards a future of surgery that may involve robotic devices that are soft and gentle to prevent unwanted damage, yet strong enough to be able to manipulate tissue. Having developed robots made o...