Portable Glucose Sensor Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

Portable Glucose Sensor Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

Researchers at Khalifa University’s System-on-Chip Center file patent for a novel low-cost glucose sensor that can measure glucose at neutral pH conditions, resulting in a lower-cost and more compact device The World Health Organization estimates that over 382 million people worldwide have diabetes, a metabolic disorder affecting blood sugar levels….

Making Abu Dhabi Happier with Every Tweet

Making Abu Dhabi Happier with Every Tweet

In a world where over 600 million tweets are sent every day, making sense of it all requires specialized big data interpretation – especially when those tweets are in Arabic. Every second, on average, around 7,800 tweets are sent. This equates to 473,000 tweets every minute, 681 million tweets per…

Smart Phone App to Spot Depression

Smart Phone App to Spot Depression

Novel Mobile Application Developed at Khalifa University Focuses on Keystroke Dynamics to Detect Depression, Could Help Raise Awareness for Medical Care Mental illness is the single largest burden to global disabilities, with depression identified as the leading cause of disability worldwide. Early detection and intervention are crucial, but social stigma…

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

Using Machines to Learn the Causes of Alzheimer’s Age-associated cognitive decline­—or normal (non-pathological) cognitive aging­—is an important human experience which differs in extent between individuals. While some mental capabilities are maintained into old age, from early adulthood some declines in processing speed, reasoning, memory and executive functions can be expected;…

Khalifa University and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Launch Joint Research Center in Abu Dhabi

Khalifa University and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Launch Joint Research Center in Abu Dhabi

Collaboration to Focus on Key Areas for Fourth Industrial Revolution, Covering Smart Transportation and Smart Healthcare; and to be A Vehicle to Fund Projects Khalifa University of Science and Technology and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) today jointly launched the Khalifa University-KAIST Joint Research Center in…

Integrated Framework to Measure Sustainability of Desalination

Integrated Framework to Measure Sustainability of Desalination

Team Develops First Index to Account for the Sustainability Performance of Desalination Technologies In water-scarce urban environments like those of the UAE, desalination technologies play a central role in transforming plentiful saline and brackish water to create freshwater that meets the population’s needs. In the UAE, natural gas-powered thermal desalination is estimated…

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