Guiding Artificial Microvesicles in the Brain

February 13, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Riding sound waves in the brain
“Researchers at ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have now [MORE]

Actuated Systems Mimic Human Structures in Robots

January 16, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vision-controlled jetting for composite systems and robots
“We [at ETH Zurich] propose an inkjet deposition process called vision-controlled jetting that can [MORE]

Nerve Stimulator Helps in Stroke Recovery

July 11, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

“ETH Zurich researchers have developed a smart earpiece that helps people relearn physical actions faster and more easily after a [MORE]

Self-Folding Soft Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery

July 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-folding soft-robotic chains with reconfigurable shapes and functionalities
“Here, we [robotic engineers at ETH Zurich] present a class of magnetic soft-robotic [MORE]

Implantable “Fuel Cell” for Managing T1D

June 27, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood-glucose-powered metabolic fuel cell for self-sufficient bioelectronics
“Here [from engineers at ETH Zurich], capitalizing on a new copper-containing, conductively tuned 3D [MORE]

Micro-Robots with Arms for Fluid Mixing

April 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

A robot-assisted acoustofluidic end effector
“Here, we [researchers at ETH Zurich, Switzerland] present a robot-assisted acoustofluidic end effector (RAEE) system, comprising [MORE]

3-D Printed Artificial Heart

September 27, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D-printed artificial heart beats just like the real thing
This piece is about a soft artificial heart that mimics a normal [MORE]

Wearable Muscles

August 30, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable muscles offer an impressive upper-body endurance boost
“This “Myoshirt” from ETH Zurich is designed as a vest, with cuffs for [MORE]

A Wearable Stimulator for Deep Sleep

June 28, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Enhance deep sleep with Low-Res sleeploop-k
“Here, we [neuroscientists at ETH Zurich] established whether the application of auditory stimulation can be [MORE]

Logic-Gated Gene Therapy

March 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Logic-Gated Gene Therapy
“Borrowing a concept from computation, scientists at ETH Zurich created genetic “logic gates” that can differentiate between tumor [MORE]

Roche’s “Tumor Profiler Project”

April 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Comprehensive cancer profiling
After three years of following 240 cancer patients, Roche and Swiss university researchers have reported on their toponomic [MORE]

Micro-Electrode Chip for Determining Nerve Transmission

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dual-mode microelectrode array (DM-MEA) system
From bioengineers in Basel and Zurich, Switzerland: “We report on a dual-mode high-density microelectrode array, which [MORE]

Delivering Oligos to Bone Marrow

October 13, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Erythropoietic protoporphyria
“Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) is a rare genetic disease in which patients experience acute phototoxic reactions after sunlight exposure. It [MORE]

Electrogenetic Control

August 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implant and circuit board for electronic insulin release
Swiss bioengineers show how an electronic device can release insulin in the body: [MORE]