Keyword: Nanomaterials

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Briefs: Energy
Flexible thermoelectric generators could be a useful way to make carbon "green."
R&D: Materials
The 3D printable nanocomposite polymeric ink uses carbon nanotubes.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
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: Electronics & Computers
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
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.
R&D: Materials
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.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
R&D: Materials
Combining silk fabric with epoxy creates laminates that can be formed into shapes for medical uses.
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: Electronics & Computers

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.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor allows for quick recovery and reuse of the platform.
R&D: Medical
Small magnetic objects are showing promise in the biomedical field.
Features: Medical
As the founder of the Soft Systems program at Flex, Yolita brings electronics, smart textiles and computation together to create new products, digital experiences and functionalities through fibers and textiles.
R&D: Materials

Researchers hope to make everything from protective clothing to medical implants stronger and more corrosion resistant thanks to a newly developed hyper glue formula. The team of...

Briefs: Materials

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the National University of Singapore have developed a new kind of bandage that helps blood to clot and doesn’t stick to the wound. This marks...

R&D: Materials

Thin nylon films are several 100 times thinner than human hair and could thus be attractive for applications in bendable electronic devices or for electronics in clothing. The researchers...

Briefs: Medical

Scientists at Texas A&M University are harnessing the combined power of organic nanomaterials-based chemistry and a natural product found in crustacean exoskeletons to help bring...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs

The Polymerization Process Research Group of the Polymat Institute of the UPV/EHU–University of the Basque Country has efficiently encapsulated semiconductor nanocrystals...

R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed a simple, scalable, and low-cost capillary-driven self-assembly method to prepare flexible and stretchable conductive fibers that have applications in...

Briefs: Medical

Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have created the first 3D printed fluid circuit element so tiny that 10 could rest on the width of a human hair. The diode...

R&D: Medical

Physicists have developed a new type of sensor platform using a gold nanoparticle array that is 100 times more sensitive than current similar sensors. The sensor is made up of a series of...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Scientists have developed a new urea sorbent that could accelerate progress toward the development of a lightweight, wearable artificial kidney with the potential to make dialysis more convenient, comfortable and...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new type of lab on a chip has the potential to become a clinical tool capable of detecting very small quantities of disease-causing bacteria in just minutes. The device is made of nanosized...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Researchers have found a way to convert nanoparticle-coated microscopic beads into lasers smaller than red blood cells. These microlasers, which convert...

Features: Medical

For decades, the pharmaceutical industry has focused its drug-development strategies around the use of organic or biologically derived compounds. Among numerous successes are also a...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

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