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Are You Up to the Challenge? $300,000 in Prizes for National Competition to Design a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

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Are You Up to the Challenge? $300,000 in Prizes for National Competition to Design a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

Wearable health trackers are quickly moving into the mainstream. But what if you could monitor your drinking across the week as easily as your steps, calories, and sleep cycle? A personal device that could measure blood alcohol level in real-time would be invaluable to scientists who study alcohol use and to individuals just looking to track their own drinking habits.

Obituary: Robert Plonsey

Robert "Bob" Plonsey died on March 14, 2015 at the age of 90 in Chapel Hill, NC. Bob will be remembered for his numerous and important contributions to the field of biophysics, particularly the understanding of the origin of biopotentials recorded from heart, muscle and nerve tissue.

2015 EMBS Summer Schools

EMBS organizes and hosts Summer Schools on a range of topics. Each summer school typically lasts for one week, bringing together undergraduate students, postgraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and attendees from industry and academia. Scholarships are often available for students wishing to attend.

CIMIT Announces 2015 Student Technology Prize

The 5th Annual Student Technology Prize in Primary Healthcare is a $400,000 competition for engineering student to help advance their promising clinically-relevant, primary care innovations.

Announcing a new standard for evaluating wearable, cuffless blood pressure devices

IEEE 1708™ proposes guidelines for emergent technology that is designed to enable innovative services such as beat-to-beat monitoring of blood pressure


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