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Could a DIY ultrasound be in your future? UBC breakthrough opens door to $100 ultrasound machine
Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
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APSC prof named Fellow of Royal Society of Canada
Thomas Oxland, PEng, a professor in UBC's Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Orthopaedics and co-director of the UBC Orthopaedic and Injury Biomechanics Group, has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Canada’s highest honour for artists, scholars and scientists.
Two APSC members among 2018 Banting Fellows and Vanier Scholars
Two members of the APSC community have received prestigious research funding awards for postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in Canada.