Self-powered device measures lung function - CES 2015

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A portable device powered by a simple breath can measure lung function and transmit results to your phone. The 3-D printed device is designed to enable people with lung conditions, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to gauge their lung function without having to visit a clinic. The technology, developed by a student at the NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST), is one of...

Molecular characterization of the bacterial flora in the lung of healthy, asthmatic and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseased (COPD) subjects

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Molecular characterization of the bacterial flora in the lung of healthy, asthmatic and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseased (COPD) subjects Markus Hilty, Imperial College, London