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Organ Specific Blood Vessel Cells

May 12, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Formation of new blood vessels

University of Illinois cell scientists have discovered that gene expression profiles for blood vessel formation differ [MORE]

3D Printed “Hyperelastic” Bone

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hyperelastic human spine bone
“Hyperelastic bone is a “3D-printed synthetic scaffold,” consisting mainly of bone mineral (hydroxyapatite) plus a widely used, [MORE]

Quantum Dots in Single Cell Imaging

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum dots show mRNA and cell nucleus
“A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mayo Clinic [MORE]

Simultaneous Label-Free Autofluorescence Multi-Harmonic Microscopy (aka SLAM)

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

University of Illinois scientists have developed this microscopy system which uses precise light pulses to simultaneously produce images from multiple [MORE]

3D Printed Sugar Tissue Platforms

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed bunny of sugar and red dye
One of the compelling uses of 3-D printing is fabricating tissue scaffolds for [MORE]

Metabolic Engineering

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Huimin Zhao Developed Efficient Metabolic Engineering Process
CRISPR gene editing usually targets one DNA sequence at a time, but now researchers [MORE]

Implantable/Dissolvable Sensors

December 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dissolvable Electronic Devices
This says it all: “Electronic devices that dissolve completely in water, leaving behind only harmless end products, are [MORE]

Self-Healing Polymer

March 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece describes a “dynamic polyuria” developed at the University of Illinois, which has stretchable and self-healing characteristics as might [MORE]

Turning a Smart Phone into a Handheld Biosensor

August 20, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smartphone Biosencor
Engineers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have created a cradle for a smart phone that employs lenses [MORE]

Stretchable, Wireless Rechargeable Batteries for Wearable Monitors

April 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stretchable Battery
Two desirable properties of wearable health monitors are a comfortable fit, and wireless rechargability. Electrical engineers at the [MORE]

Biological Robots

January 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Once again, fact is stranger than fiction.  Engineers at the University of Illinois’ Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory have used [MORE]

Wireless Skin Patch Monitors

June 19, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Skin Patch from the Rogers Lab
Researchers at the University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign have developed an extremely thin, [MORE]

“Microvascular Stamp” Bandage

February 7, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

In the mind’s eye, imagine a postage stamp with live cells arrayed upon its surface in a specific pattern.  [MORE]

Electronic Tattoos for Biomonitoring

October 4, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Materials Science professor John Rogers, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has developed a flexible, stretchable thin silicon patch [MORE]