Ultrasound News
December 8, 2019

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Researchers have developed a way to capture moving objects with the unconventional imaging method known as ghost imaging. The new method could make the imaging technique ... read more
A new type of micromotor -- powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets -- can move around individual cells and microscopic particles in crowded environments without ... read more

A Miniature Robot That Could Check Colons for Early Signs of Disease

Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images. Known as a Sonopill, the device could one day replace the need for ... read more

Ultrasound Aligns Living Cells in Bioprinted Tissues

Researchers have developed a technique to improve the characteristics of engineered tissues by using ultrasound to align living cells during the biofabrication ... read more
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Novel MRI-Guided Ultrasound Treatment Destroys Prostate Cancer

A novel MRI-guided procedure that uses therapeutic ultrasound effectively treats prostate cancer with minimal side effects, according to a new study. Researchers said the incision-free technique ... read more

Academics Show How to Create a Spotlight of Sound With LEGO-Like Bricks

Informatics experts create low-cost directional beams of sound. Using age-old principles of magnifying glasses, lighthouses and telescopes to create state-of-the-art sound. Bringing the vision of ... read more

New Inspection Process Freezes Parts in Ice

Scientists have developed a novel approach that uses ultrasound to inspect additive-manufactured parts by freezing them in a cylinder of ice and exposing them to ultrasonic ... read more

Photoacoustic Endoscopy Could Improve Crohn's Disease Treatment

A newly developed endoscope could give doctors a better view of intestinal changes caused by Crohn's disease. This additional information would help improve treatment of the painful and ... read more

Black Nanoparticles Slow the Growth of Tumors

The dark skin pigment melanin protects us from the sun's damaging rays by absorbing light energy and converting it to heat. This could make it a very effective tool in tumor diagnosis and ... read more

Amplifier for Terahertz Lattice Vibrations in a Semiconductor Crystal

In analogy to the amplification of light in a laser, vibrations of a semiconductor crystal, so called phonons, were enhanced by interaction with an electron current. Excitation of a ... read more

New 'Pulsing' Ultrasound Technique Improves Drug Delivery to Brains of Mice

Using rapid short-pulse sequences of ultrasound helps drugs reach the brains of mice, according to new ... read more

Hears the Pitch: Team Invents a New Mode of Photoacoustic Imaging

Physicists developed a new mode of photoacoustic imaging called F-mode. This new mode selectively enhances photoacoustic image features based on the size of the object and the sounds it ... read more

Researchers Report New Light-Activated Micro Pump

Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to the fact that there are limits on how small they can be. Researchers have ... read more

Fluid Dynamics Simulation Reveals the Underlying Physics of Liquid Jet Cleaning

In a significant advance for semiconductor manufacturing, mechanical engineers created a simulation that makes it easier to choose environmentally friendly water jet and underwater ultrasound ... read more

Ultra Ultrasound to Transform New Tech

A new, more sensitive method to measure ultrasound may revolutionize everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles. Researchers have combined modern nanofabrication and nanophotonics ... read more

Metamaterial With Inherently Robust Sound Transport

Researchers have developed a metamaterial that can transport sound in unusually robust ways along its edges and localize it at its ... read more

Sound Waves Levitate Multiple Objects

In the perhaps not so distant future, surgeons could perform a range of medical procedures all without touching the patient, thanks to advancements in 'acoustic ... read more

Revealing Hidden Information in Sound Waves

By essentially turning down the pitch of sound waves, engineering researchers have devised a way to unlock greater amounts of data from acoustic fields than ever ... read more

Safer and Cheaper 3D Medical Imaging

A new study has discovered a promising way to significantly lower doses of X-rays that has the potential to revolutionize 3D medical imaging and make screening for early signs of disease much cheaper ... read more

Researchers Map Light and Sound Wave Interactions in Optical Fibers

Earlier this year researchers developed sensing protocols that allow optical fibers to 'listen' outside an optical fiber where they cannot 'look', based on an interplay between ... read more

Ultrasound Releases Drug to Alter Activity in Targeted Brain Areas in Rats

Scientists have developed a noninvasive way of delivering drugs to within a few millimeters of a desired point in the brain. The method, tested in rats, uses focused ultrasound to jiggle drug ... read more

Lift Off for World-First Ultrasound Levitation That Bends Around Barriers

Researchers have become the first in the world to develop technology which can bend sound waves around an obstacle and levitate an object above ... read more

Compact Fiber Laser May Enable Wearable Tech and Better Endoscopes

A new photoacoustic imaging technology combines laser light and ultrasound to image biological ... read more

Wearable Ultrasound Patch Monitors Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. ... read more

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