Keyword: Nanotechnology

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R&D: Nanotechnology
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A flexible, silk-based coil is sewn on the textile.
Global Innovations: Nanotechnology
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
R&D: Electronics & Computers
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
R&D: Energy
Researchers report the design and fabrication of single-wall carbon nanotube thermoelectric devices on flexible polyimide substrates as a basis for wearable energy converters.
Briefs: Wearables
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new technique that mimics the ancient Japanese art of kirigami may offer an easier way to fabricate complex 3D nanostructures for use in applications, including healthcare.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
Global Innovations: Medical
To highlight tumors in the body for cancer diagnosis, doctors can use tiny optical probes (nanoprobes) that light up when they attach to tumors.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
Briefs: Wearables
Infused lenses create a safer way to see colors.
R&D: Imaging
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new nanomaterial from the silk produced by the Tetranychus lintearius mite has the ability to penetrate human cells without damaging them and, therefore, has promising biomedical properties.
Global Innovations: Materials
Smart dressings made of silk and nanodiamonds effectively sensed wound temperature.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have used 3D printing to make electronic fibers, each 100 times thinner than a human hair, to create non-contact, wearable, portable respiratory sensors.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers in Brazil have printed a wearable sensor from microbial nanocellulose, a natural polymer.
R&D: Materials
Combining silk fabric with epoxy creates laminates that can be formed into shapes for medical uses.
Briefs: Wearables
The patch uses fully miniaturized needles, enabling unobtrusive drug delivery.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have shown how to coat glass and plastic with porous titanium dioxide.
Briefs: Medical
The biodegradable motion sensor paves the way for implanted nanotechnology.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
R&D: Medical

As demand for smaller and faster devices grows, scientists and engineers turn to materials with properties that can deliver when existing ones lose their punch or can’t shrink...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The smart material holds promise for drugs against cancer and other serious diseases.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Multifunctional iron nanowires selectively obliterate cancer cells with a triple-punch combination attack.

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