iFixit is famous for tearing down Apple devices and showing people how to repair them. Now, it’s helping to keep crucial medical equipment operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is building a central resource for the maintenance and repair of medical equipment to help technicians fix important machines. Manuals […]
In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, the US medical community is bracing for a potential shortage in crucial equipment, including protective N95 respirator masks. Medical suppliers like Henry Schein and Medline told Business Insider that the coronavirus outbreak has already spiked demand for certain medical products. Henry Schein’s website […]
A new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected 13 people in the US. Staff at six US hospitals told Business Insider about how they are handling potential coronavirus patients. People who might have the virus get a negative-pressure isolation chamber, and staff wear protective gear while treating their […]
Picture a bulky, wired-up ultrasound machine, condensed to the size of an electric razor that can plug in to your phone, and fit into your pocket. And better yet, it costs only $US2,000. The ultrasound-on-chip is the invention of Butterfly Network, founded by Jonathan Rothberg, who also had a hand […]
The future of medicine.