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Bacterial Cellulose for Artificial Tissues?

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bacterial Cellulose Bio-fabrication as Ear
“BC [bacterial cellulose], one of the purest forms of nanocellulose, is produced at the interface between [MORE]

Harvard’s Artificial Eye Technology

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Eye and Muscle Technology
Quoting directly: “Harvard has reported a breakthrough flat artificial eye just 30 microns in depth which [MORE]

Sandia’s Nanoparticle Material for Theranostics

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sandia Theranostics
Sandia National Laboratories engineers have developed rare-earth “metal-organic framework” materials that have unusual properties such as different color fluorescence, [MORE]

A Stretchable, Conductive Coating for Wearable Devices

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Conductive MXene Multilayers
MXenes are a class of inorganic compounds, only a few atoms thick, which are used in electronic devices. [MORE]

2D Materials, Graphene Was Only the Beginning

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

2D Materials
Graphene—a two dimensional carbon material discovered in 2004—has opened the search for other atom-thin structures that have unusual magnetic, [MORE]

Regenerative Medicine for Baldness

April 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hair Follicle Germs
Yokohama National University scientists have shown how it is possible to mass produce “hair follicle germs” for implantation. [MORE]

Securing Implants Inside the Body with “Artificial Scales”

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Scales to Secure Implants
Stents in the heart save lives, but they can move and cause problems. Keeping any implant [MORE]

Self-Healing Electronic Skin

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Skin
The chief aim with malleable, self-healing, recyclable electronic skin is to improve prosthetics (e.g. better surface control of microbes) [MORE]

3-D Printed Pigmented Human Skin

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing Skin Pigmentation
Bioengineers in Singapore have used 3-D printing, in a two-step process, to create living, artificial human skin [MORE]

An Artificial Synapse for “Brain-on-a-Chip” Device

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Synapse Researchers Tan, Kim, Choi
Quoting directly: “. . . engineers at MIT have designed an artificial synapse in such [MORE]

A Biodegradable Sensor for Measuring Brain Swelling

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biodegradable-Piezoelectric-Pressure-Sensor-
Scientists at the University of Connecticut’s Institute for Regenerative Engineering and Institute for Materials Science, “have created a biodegradable pressure [MORE]

Wearable Robot Helps with Replaced Hips

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Robot to Assist Ambulation
Using plasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and mesh electrode-based soft actuators, bioengineers at Shinshu University (Nagano Prefecture [MORE]

Unintended Sensor Discovery

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Detection Device
Imagine a combination electrophoresis box, nanopore sequencer and microfluidics device all in a very, very tiny package and [MORE]

Implantable Thread of islet Cells for T1D

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Thread-Reinforced Alginate Fiber for Islets enCapsulation (TRAFFIC)
In animal studies, Cornell University scientists have developed a nanoporous polymer thread that strings [MORE]