Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
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Although true “cyborgs” — part human, part robotic beings — are science fiction, researchers are taking steps toward integrating electronics with the body.
Scientists have created a new triboelectric fabric that generates electricity from the movement of the body while remaining flexible and breathable.
Fraunhofer Institute is developing polyurethanes of a reproducible standard.
Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
Scientists have developed an algorithm for rapid, computerized diagnosis of COVID-19, overcoming the limitations of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.
This battery could have a wide range of applications in various types of devices, from soft robots to wearable devices.
The microneedles pierce the biofilm layer of a wound and deliver the medicine to oxygenate the tissue.
A 3D printed microneedle vaccine patch delivers stronger immune response than a vaccine shot.
Researchers have developed a biocompatible energy storage device.
Researchers provided a sensitive, multiplexing, quantitative detection method for the early diagnosis and targeted therapy of myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Scientists have developed a bio-compatible implantable AI platform that classifies in real time healthy and pathological patterns in biological signals.
Marc Knebel, head of Medical Systems at Evonik, explains the benefits and applications of the new high-performance polymer VESTAKEEP Care M40 3DF.
Researchers developed a wearable X-ray detector prepared from nontoxic metal-organic frameworks layered between flexible plastic and gold electrodes for high-sensitivity sensing and imaging.
A new approach to tackling the spread of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, which combines affordable, easy-to-administer blood tests with machine learning and unbreakable encryption, has generated encouraging early results in Uganda.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.
Researchers have developed a new process for producing movable, self-adjusting materials systems with standard 3D-printers.
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.
Researchers have developed a new material that can facilitate a near-perfect merger between machines and the human body for diagnostics and treatment.
Progressive Mechanoporation makes it possible to mechanically disrupt the membranes of cells for a short time period and let drugs or genes inside cells.
Researchers have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected the simple robots in a line, after which each individual robot taught itself to move forward as quickly as possible.
EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Researchers have created polymers that replicate the structure of mucins, the molecules that give mucus its unique antimicrobial properties.
Researchers have fabricated 3D scaffold implants containing antibiotics at high temperatures. These scaffolds support bone regeneration and manage the bone infections.
New hydrogel-based materials that can change shape in response to psychological stimuli, such as water, could be the next generation of materials used to bioengineer tissues and organs.
Researchers have developed a biobattery-powered device capable of both delivering large molecule pharmaceuticals across the skin barrier and extracting interstitial fluid for diagnostic purposes.
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.
Researchers have developed a unique inkjet printing method for fabricating tiny biocompatible polymer microdisk lasers for biosensing applications.
The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
Researchers have used lasers and molecular tethers to create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering.
Scientists have designed a hydrogel membrane that may be used to house optical glucose sensing materials toward building a biosensor for monitoring sugar levels in diabetics.
The supplier sector will showcase its expertise and innovative high-tech solutions for the medical technology industry.
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 ceramic artificial bone coating with triple the adhesion strength compared to conventional coating materials.
Scientists have developed a method for changing the physical properties of 2D materials permanently using a nanometric tip.
Scientists have shown how smart textiles can be produced in a comparatively easy way, thus opening up new use cases.
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for several conditions.
Researchers have developed a microneedle patch for monitoring glucose levels using a paper sensor.
The new 3D hydrogels provide high rates of cell proliferation, as they mimic lymph nodes, where T-cells reproduce in vivo.
Researchers have invented a new type of surgical glue that can help join blood vessels and close wounds faster and may also serve as a platform to deliver pain relief drugs.
Scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Researchers have created a wearable sensor printed on microbial nanocellulose, a natural polymer.
Researchers have created synthetic materials with morphing abilities that can be 3D printed and self-heal within seconds.
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.
An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time through a smartphone app.
Researchers have developed an artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.
New muscle has successfully been created in mice using a minimally invasive technique dubbed ‘intravital 3D bioprinting’.
Researchers have developed a highly elastic biodegradable hydrogel for bioprinting of materials that mimic natural human soft tissues.
Researchers have created ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, allowing the material to “breathe”.
A robotic testing platform developed in just nine days by dementia researchers could substantially increase the UK’s capacity to test people for coronavirus.
By adding infrared capability to the ubiquitous, standard optical microscope, researchers hope to bring cancer diagnosis into the digital era.
Researchers developed a bullet-shaped, synthetic miniature robot which is acoustically propelled forward – a speeding bullet, in the truest sense of the word.
Researchers used a microfluidic devices to fabricate tiny strands of collagen called fibrils to help further his team’s research on the eye’s repair process.
Researchers have developed a super-stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.
“The antifungal application could prove invaluable among those highly susceptible to infection, such as the elderly, hospitalized or disabled patients.”
A 3D printing technique allows fabrication of multilayer blood vessels that have the unique biomolecules needed to transform into functional blood vessels when they are implanted.
A new 3D printing platform is able to fabricate multi-component scaffolds that “steal from nature” to engineer tissues organized like native tissues.
Swinburne research contributes to novel solution for repairing cartilage damage using the latest technologies in stem cell science.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Scientists have developed a tiny pump that could play a big role in the development of autonomous soft robots, lightweight exoskeletons and smart clothing.
Engineers have designed pliable, 3D printed mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons.
3D printing can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. Scientists have now bioprinted living tissues, including muscle and bone.
Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone.
Researchers have 3D printed an artificial cornea using the bioink which is made of decellularized corneal stroma and stem cells.
Engineers have combined CRISPR with electronic transistors made from graphene to create a new hand-held device that can detect specific genetic mutations in a matter of minutes.
Engineers have designed an ingestible pill that quickly swells to the size of a soft, squishy ping-pong ball big enough to stay in the stomach for an extended period of time.