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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]

Silk Nanowires in Medicine

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Silk Threads Created by New Process
Synthetic silk generally has not been used in medical applications because of its chemical residues. [MORE]

Disruptive Innovation in Dentistry

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dental Material Kills Microbes – Right Image
Keeping check on caries and chipping away bacterial plaque is why most people go [MORE]

3-D Printing with Bacterial Ink

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing of Bacteria
Materials engineers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have developed means for immobilizing bacteria [MORE]

“Kevlartilage” Artificial Cartilage

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kevlartilage – Artificial Cartilage
Natural cartilage has amazing properties: under stress, as in running, knee cartilage releases water to become more [MORE]

Polymeric Antibodies for Molecular Diagnostics

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly about this work at the University of Leicester: “ In a newly released article “A comparison of the [MORE]

Wearable Fiber Optics Tracks Body Movements

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stretchy Sensory Fabric
Engineers at Beijing’s Tsinghua University have created a sensitive and flexible optical fiber that opens new possibilities for [MORE]

Smart Prosthetics

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Prosthetics (MOIP)
To address the needs of military amputees, the Naval Research Lab and collaborators have created a smart artificial [MORE]

A Better Way to Make Organic Bioelectronics

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organic Bioelectronics
Most of today’s neural implants are made of metal. They have good conductivity between electrodes and neurons, but risk [MORE]

An Injectable Tissue Patch

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable Tissue Scaffold
Rather than repair heart damage using open chest surgery, engineers at the University of Toronto have created an [MORE]

SPED: Self-Powered Electrochemical Device, POC Diagnostic

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SPED POC Diagnostic Device
A paper-based diagnostic device that detects biomarkers and identifies infectious diseases by electrochemical analysis with reporting by [MORE]

A New Kind of “Tissue Paper”

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Paper Made From Organs
In a multistep process (see the video), biochemists at Northwestern University have taken animal tissues, minced [MORE]

More on 3-D Printed Hard Implant

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Cranial Implant
Since the US FDA first approved 3-D printed implants for clinical use in 2013, hundreds of procedures have [MORE]