Purenum GmbH has succeeded in certifying a biocompatible hydrogel for the removal of kidney stone residues for endoscopic therapy.
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Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Very thin layers of organic stabilizer residue in metal nanoparticle (MNP) inks are behind a loss of conductivity in 3D printed materials and electronic devices.
For the first time, researchers have 3D printed essential quadrupole components for linear accelerators from pure copper.
Researchers have improved an electronic sensor for fast detection of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
The wearable devices aim to reduce or redistribute spine loading associated with heavy manual work.
This battery could have a wide range of applications in various types of devices, from soft robots to wearable devices.
A 3D printed microneedle vaccine patch delivers stronger immune response than a vaccine shot.
Researchers have developed a method to integrate sensing capabilities into 3D printable structures comprised of repetitive cells.
Marc Knebel, head of Medical Systems at Evonik, explains the benefits and applications of the new high-performance polymer VESTAKEEP Care M40 3DF.
Researchers have developed a new method to prevent bacterial infections, by covering a graphene-based material with bactericidal molecules.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Bioprinted 3D cardiac patches could reverse scar formation and promote myocardial regeneration after heart attacks.
The Scar Free Foundation has launched a research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference.
With a ‘liquid assembly line,’ researchers produce mRNA-delivering-nanoparticles a hundred times faster than standard microfluidic technologies.
Researchers have developed a new process for producing movable, self-adjusting materials systems with standard 3D-printers.
In order to quickly customize implants with complex structures, scientists use 3D printing technology to prepare Ti-Mo alloy implants, and then adjust the microstructure and performance through subsequent heat treatment.
Researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the same time.
Engineers have developed the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit - and implantable chip visible only in a microscope.
X-ray vision, context-sensitive guidance, coordinator, training assistant and more: augmented reality (AR) has hit the OR.
The Covid-19 pandemic highlights how remote healthcare robots currently being developed could be beneficial in the future.
A subset of wearables are the so-called hearables – in-ear devices that are well suited for long-term monitoring as they are non-invasive, inconspicuous and easy to fasten.
Engineers have developed a new method that uses light to improve 3D printing speed and precision while also, in combination with a high-precision robot arm, providing the freedom to move, rotate, or dilate each layer as the structure is being built.
Computer scientists use TACC systems to generate synthetic objects for robot training.
Professor Dr Peter Pott and his team turn to 3D printers to successfully realize his vision of “high end at low cost” medical devices.
Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that creates cellular metallic materials by smashing together powder particles at supersonic speed.
Researchers have created fundamental electronic building blocks out of tiny structures known as quantum dots and used them to assemble functional logic circuits.
Researchers have adapted a new class of materials for their groundbreaking volumetric 3D printing method that produces objects nearly instantly, greatly expanding the range of material properties achievable with the technique.
Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.
Researchers havee repurposed robotic technology normally used for synthetic biology research to help with testing for COVID-19.
AI is playing a key role in the Covid-19 response, but it could also be exacerbating inequalities within our health systems – a critical concern that is dragging the technology’s limitations back into the spotlight.
Researchers have developed a surgical robot that improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
Scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Scientists and collaborators are using machine learning to address two key barriers to industrialization of two-photon lithography.
Engineers are developing a 3D printed artificial blood vessel that allows doctors and patients to keep tabs on its health remotely.
A way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics allows scientists to create shirts or other garments that could be used to monitor vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and heart rate.
An international team of scientists have discovered a new material that can be 3D printed to create tissue-like vascular structures. In a new study, researchers have developed a way to 3D print graphene oxide with a protein which can organise into tubular structures that replicate some properties of vascular tissue.
Researchers have developed a gynecological surgical assistance robot for uterine operations.
Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.
Researchers describe a mass-producible wearable sensor that can monitor levels of metabolites and nutrients in a person's blood by analyzing their sweat.
Researchers have been investigating whether artificial intelligence might be used to steer a catheter automatically and reliably to a blocked blood vessel.
The first demonstration of a fully print-in-place electronics technique is gentle enough to work on surfaces as delicate as human skin and paper.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Researchers have 3D printed an artificial cornea using the bioink which is made of decellularized corneal stroma and stem cells.
Thanks to a new wearable visual simulator, patients will be able to experience how their vision will improve after cataract surgery, just before surgery.
In a world premiere, a team of researchers has developed a magnetic 3D printed microscopic robot that can carry cells to precise locations in live animals.
3D printed device should help to train doctors and nurses in developing countries and low-resource areas to prevent and treat cervical cancer.
“The antifungal application could prove invaluable among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.”