Glucose Powered Artificial Muscle

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial muscle
“Scientists at Linköping University have blurred the line between robot and organism by developing an artificial muscle that runs [MORE]

“Health Waze”

August 6, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital health infographic.
Waze GPS is a software product from Google that aids driving navigation.  In this piece the medical chair [MORE]

Force Sensing in Medical Devices

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Force sensing technology
This piece from sensor maker, Tekscan, Inc. (South Boston, MA) describes the many applications of force sensing in [MORE]

Graphene Yarn

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene yarns for wearable textiles
The University of Manchester is the discovery hearth of graphene, and now its researchers have proposed [MORE]

Putting Ingestible Sensors on Food

May 14, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Edible circuits
You’ll recall children’s’ play tattoos—printed on a transfer film and stuck to skin.  The grown-up version of this is [MORE]

Smart Thread for Wearables

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

EPFL researchers develop a smart thread
Quoting directly: “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researchers have developed a smart thread [MORE]

Customized Electronics Printed on the Hand

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing on a real hand
“In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota used a customized, low-cost [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]

Dissolvable Sensors Inside the Body

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fiber Bragg Grating
William Henry Bragg (the father) and William Lawrence Bragg (the son) uniquely shared the 1915 Nobel Prize in [MORE]

Continuous Cell Culture

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous Cell Culture-
Think of how ice cream is made. At home, ingredients go into a canister which gets cranked in [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]

Device Chip Developments

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

IMEC Silicon Neuroprobe
This piece is an overview of silicon based devices that are made on the same scale as cells [MORE]

Making Disease Sensors from Stacked Antibodies

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Antibody Sensor
This piece reports: “In the research by MIT chemical engineers, molecular self-assembly was used to build sensors containing [MORE]

First 3-D Heart-on-a-Chip

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Heart-on-a-Chip
Quoting directly: “Harvard University researchers have made what they are touting as the first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated [MORE]