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Even Smarter Bandages

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart bandage to monitor chronic wounds
pH is an important factor in wound healing.  Normally healing wounds have pH levels between [MORE]

A Tooth Sensor Measures Sugar, Salt and Alcohol Intake

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tooth Sensor
“Researchers at Tufts University have developed an amazing new sensor, only 2 millimeters on a side, that can be [MORE]

Optical Analysis of Metabolic Change in Cells

May 8, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell Fluorescence Reveals Metabolic Activity
Researchers at Tufts University have developed an optical tool that can reveal “specific metabolic signatures” in [MORE]

Mouse Intestines Grown from Stem Cells

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Model of Intestine Grown from Stem Cells
Tufts University scientists have created an organ-on-a-chip model of mouse small intestines. Cells in [MORE]

Smart Sutures for Wireless Data Collection

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Sutures
Quoting directly, “A team of engineers [at Tufts University] has developed a novel 3-dimensional thread-based diagnostic platform that, when [MORE]

Tissue Scaffolds of Micropatterned Silk Protein Hydrogel

November 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regenerative medicine relies upon artificial scaffolds for producing cell growth into a desirable shape. That scaffold material has to have [MORE]

Surgical Gloves that Detect Bacteria

September 29, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Donning Latex Gloves
In another example of 3-D printing, engineers at Tufts University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have [MORE]

Resorbable Electronic Implant with WiFi Control

February 24, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Silk-based Resorbable Electronic Devices
Here is a significant first-of-its-kind device: “We present the demonstration of in vivo operation of a subcutaneously [MORE]

Wireless Implants for Antibiotic Delivery

January 13, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implants Dissolving
Researchers at Tufts University and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana have developed an implantable device, made of magnesium, [MORE]

Building Collagen Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine

March 5, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a process that resembles the manufacture of plywood, bioengineers at Tufts University have used bovine tendon collagen—sliced, stacked [MORE]

Biocompatible, “Transient Electronics”

November 13, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biocompatibale Electonics
An integrated silicon chip, encapsulated in silk protein, is what researchers at Tufts University and the University of [MORE]

Single Molecule Motor

February 14, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s a small step to be sure, but engineers at Tufts University have demonstrated that a single molecule of [MORE]

Trends in Point-of-Care Devices

October 25, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Professor James Nichols
This perspective piece, from an interview with Tufts University School of Medicine pathology professor James Nichols, describes [MORE]

A One-Molecule Motor

October 25, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular Microchip Motor
Keep in mind that there are as many nanoseconds in a second as there are seconds in [MORE]