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Global Innovations : Wearables
Flexible High-Energy Textile Lithium Battery Designed for Wearables
Flexible High-Energy Textile Lithium Battery Designed for Wearables

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

Flexible High-Energy Textile Lithium Battery Designed for Wearables
Global Innovations : Medical
Light and Nanotechnology Combined to Prevent Biofilms on Medical Implants
Light and Nanotechnology Combined to Prevent Biofilms on Medical Implants

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...

Light and Nanotechnology Combined to Prevent Biofilms on Medical Implants
Global Innovations : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Regenerative Medicine: 3D Printing Biological Tissue
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...

Regenerative Medicine: 3D Printing Biological Tissue
Global Innovations : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Ultrasensitive Heat Sensor for Wound Healing and Electronic Skin
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...

Ultrasensitive Heat Sensor for Wound Healing and Electronic Skin
Features : Medical
The Best of Both Worlds: Hybrid Implant Imitates Bone Structure
The Best of Both Worlds: Hybrid Implant Imitates Bone Structure

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...

The Best of Both Worlds: Hybrid Implant Imitates Bone Structure
Features : Medical
Shape Memory Gold Could Lead to Damage-Tolerant Devices
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology,
Haifa, Israel
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Researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Germany have demonstrated for the first time the phenomena of shape memory and self-healing in gold micro-particles. Achieved...

Features : Medical
Metamaterial-Enhanced MRI Technology Provides Higher-Quality, More Detailed Images

Scientists from the Netherlands and Russia have developed a new technology for enhancing the local sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners. The metasurface-based MRI has been tested on human test subjects for the first time. The metasurface...

Features : Medical
Thin-Silicon Implantable Chip Gives Patients More Control over Haptic Prosthetics
ImecAntwerp, Belgium
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A prototype implantable chip aims to give patients more intuitive control over their arm prosthetics. The thin-silicon chip is a world’s first for electrode density and was developed by Imec, a...

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