Keyword: Materials properties

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R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
R&D: Materials
Researchers used individual fingertips fitted with stretchable tactile sensors with liquid metal.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
R&D: Energy
The proposed system will help prevent the onset of diabetes.
Features: Materials
Learn the history of this game-changing medical material and the latest hydrocolloid developments and applications.
R&D: Packaging & Sterilization
A coating can be applied to endotracheal tubes and release antimicrobial peptides that target infectious bacteria with specificity.
Features: Photonics/Optics
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An artificial skin attached to a person’s knee develops a purple “bruise” when hit forcefully.
Briefs: Medical
The design could lead to conformable wearable monitors to track skin cancer and other conditions.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn about a polymer material being explored for complex joint prosthesis systems.
Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
Briefs: Wearables
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Briefs: Wearables
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
Features: Materials
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
Features: Materials
High consistency rubbers (HCRs) give medical device manufacturers the versatility they need for demanding therapeutic applications.
Briefs: Wearables
The thermoelectric textile produces a small amount of electricity when heated on one side.
Briefs: Medical
Modifications to existing N95 masks improve their reusability.
Technology Leaders: Materials
An objective screening matrix to enable medical device manufacturers in identifying the appropriate material for device assemblies.
Briefs: Medical
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Briefs: Medical
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
R&D: Wearables
A textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.
Briefs: Wearables
The materials are suitable for use in soft tissue repair or flexible bioelectronics.
R&D: Electronics & Computers
Scientists have improved electrical conductivity in a polymer electrode for e-skin applications.
R&D: Materials
A new biomaterial significantly reduces scar formation after wounding, leading to more effective skin healing.
R&D: Software
Using 3D printers, scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures.
R&D: Electronics & Computers
A biodegradable, transparent, flexible and fast-acting thermo-therapy patch from plant leaves is compatible with flexible electronic applications.
Global Innovations: Medical
Smart dressings made of silk and nanodiamonds effectively sensed wound temperature.
R&D: Medical
Engineers have developed a new framework that makes elastomer design a modular process, allowing for the mixing and matching of different metals with a single polymer.

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