M+Visión Consortium wins Spanish industry association prize

The Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium, a partnership of the regional government of Madrid and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was recognized and awarded a 10,000 Euro prize by the Fundación Tecnología y Salud (Foundation for Technology and Health) for its contributions to healthcare technology innovation and economic development in Spain. The…

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Bose grants reward risk

Solar cells made from coal, smart nanoparticles that work with bacteria to fight cancer, and an effort to enhance human cognition by stimulating brain waves are just a few examples of the high-risk, high-impact projects funded by the first round of Prof. Amar G. Bose Research Grants. As a scientist,…

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Diagnostic exhalations

Paramedics respond to a 911 call to find an elderly patient who’s having difficulty breathing. Anxious and disoriented, the patient has trouble remembering all the medications he’s taking, and with his shortness of breath, speaking is difficult. Is he suffering from acute emphysema or heart failure? The symptoms look the…

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