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See the kind of impact that xenon has on coatings.
New biodegradable stents treat radiation esophagitis.
Smart dressings made of silk and nanodiamonds effectively sensed wound temperature.
University of Queensland researchers have developed biosensors that use nanoengineered porous gold that more effectively detect early signs of disease, improving patient outcomes.
Researchers in Brazil have printed a wearable sensor from microbial nanocellulose, a natural polymer.
The camera-like device can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images.
A single-strained electronic skin sensor, powered by deep learning, can capture human motion from a distance.
Researchers have developed a new method to accurately record brain activity at scale.
University of Sydney Sydney,

Researchers from the University of Sydney have collaborated with Columbia University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to...

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds — and its “bio ink” can accelerate the healing process.
The new design combines both pinch and power grips.
EPFL researchers have developed a highly sensitive and portable optical biosensor that stands to accelerate the diagnosis of fatal conditions like sepsis.
Soft pressure sensors have received significant research attention in a variety of fields, including soft robotics, electronic skin, and wearable electronics. Wearable soft pressure sensors have great potential for real-time health monitoring and for the early diagnosis of diseases.

Scientists have developed a special protective membrane made of cellulose that significantly reduces the buildup of fibrotic tissue around cardiac pacemaker implants, as reported in a...

Small, non-invasive patches worn on the skin can accurately detect the levels of medication in a patient’s system, matching the accuracy of current clinical...

European Society for Medical Oncology Lugano,

An electronic nose that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients can...

Global Innovations: Materials
Hydrogel Adhesive Helps in Wound Healing

Cuts, scrapes, blisters, burns, splinters, and punctures — there are a number of ways our skin can be broken. Most treatments for skin wounds involve simply placing a barrier over them (usually an...

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect. They incorporated conductive textiles into clothing to...

Researchers at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable, and safe...

The insertion of a medical implant in a patient's body carries the risk of bacterial contamination during surgery and subsequent formation of an infectious biofilm...

Global Innovations: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Regenerative Medicine: 3D Printing Biological Tissue

The future of medicine is biological — and scientists hope we will soon be using 3D printed biologically functional tissue to replace irreparably damaged tissue in the body. A team of...

Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Ultrasensitive Heat Sensor for Wound Healing and Electronic Skin

Scientists at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics have developed an ultrasensitive heat sensor that is flexible, transparent, and printable. The results have potential for a...

Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology – MISIS have developed a unique hybrid bone implant, the core of which is made of porous ultra-high molecular...

University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

For the first time, engineers have demonstrated an electronic device that can closely monitor beating heart cells...

South Ural State University
Chelyabinsk, Russia

Anew device developed at South Ural State University is unlike analogous devices in that it involves all joints of a...

University of the Basque Country
Leioa, Spain

Hydrogels with electrical and antibacterial properties suitable for neural interfaces have been...

Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and Keio University have...

University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, TX
Seoul National University,
Seoul, South Korea

Scientists report they have...

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Unlike their inorganic counterparts like silicon, organic semiconductors can operate under conditions such as bending...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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