Bionic “Finger” Used for Imaging

May 16, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Super-sensitive bionic finger renders 3D images of what lies beneath
Researchers at “China’s Wuyi University [Jiangmen, Guangdong] have created a robotic [MORE]

Novel Peptide Hydrogels

May 2, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing of self-assembling anofibrous multidomain peptide hydrogels
“In this work [Rice University], the printability of multidomain peptides (MDPs), a class [MORE]

Soft Electronic Circuits in a Contact Lens

January 31, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Metal nanowires in capillaries
Engineers at North Carolina State University report “a micromolding-based method is reported for scalable printing of metal [MORE]

“Intelligent Materials”

January 17, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic field–driven particle assembly and jamming for bistable memory and response plasticity
 Aalto University (Espoo Finland0 physicists “show plasticity of electroconductivity [MORE]

Graphene in Medicine

January 3, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

How Graphene Is Innovating the Medical Device Sector
“Medical implants, from artificial throats to stents and other surgical implants, are all [MORE]

Surgical Dressing Promotes Regeneration without Cancer

November 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Surgical dressing kills cancer cells, promotes healing
“A surgical dressing synthesized by an international research team enhances photothermal therapy following melanoma [MORE]

A Bioengineered Cornea

October 25, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered corneal tissue for minimally invasive vision restoration in advanced keratoconus
“We [ophthalmology and materials researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden] [MORE]

Harvard’s Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

September 6, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pop-up Soft Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Procedures
Quoting directly: “We were able to design a device that can lie flat when [MORE]

A Wound Monitoring Bandage

September 6, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensor areas on the Flusitex bandage will glow when exposed to UV if wound is chronic
Swiss engineers have designed a [MORE]

Soft and Stretchy Wearable Monitors

September 6, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft and stretchy fabric-based sensors for wearable robots
Lots of wearable sensors now exist, but this piece describes the advantages of [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]

Printing a “Metabot”

August 22, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed Metabot
“A breakthrough development enabled the entire mechanical and electronic systems needed to operate a robot to be manufactured [MORE]

Inhibiting Hospital Acquired Infections without Antibiotics

July 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Coating on catheter (left) inhibits bacterial growth
UCLA engineers have created a material that inhibits bacterial growth on catheters, stents, heart [MORE]

Low Cost Wearable Nitrogen Dioxide Sensor

July 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intrinsically breathable and flexible NO2 Gas sensors
“The surge in air pollution and respiratory diseases across the globe has spurred significant [MORE]