Researchers are replicating the subtle folding of origami to create 3D printable technologies to aid in the fight against COVID-19.
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Nanoengineers have developed a "wearable microgrid" that harvests and stores energy from the human body to power small electronics.
The supplier sector will showcase its expertise and innovative high-tech solutions for the medical technology industry.
EPFL spin-off Annaida is developing a magnetic resonance system that can detect the chemistry inside the tiniest living organisms.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Researchers are developing a simple retinal prosthesis that could restore sight to blind people. Fabricated using cheap and widely-available organic pigments used in printing inks and cosmetics, it consists of tiny pixels like a digital camera sensor on a nanometric scale.
Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
Researchers have developed a new material that can facilitate a near-perfect merger between machines and the human body for diagnostics and treatment.
Scientists have developed and tested a wearable biofuel cell array that generates electric power from the lactate in the wearer's sweat, opening doors to electronic health monitoring powered by bodily fluids.
Marc Knebel, head of Medical Systems at Evonik, explains the benefits and applications of the new high-performance polymer VESTAKEEP Care M40 3DF.
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.
Engineers have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. It overcomes the problem of the mismatch between pneumatics and electronics.
Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients
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.
EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Researchers have designed a cellular device capable of detecting and processing biological signals outside the laboratory.
Advances in wearable devices have enabled e-textiles, which fuse lightweight and comfortable textiles with smart electronics, and are garnering attention as the next-generation wearable technology.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
By using 3D aerosol jet-printing to put perovskites on graphene, scientists have made X-ray detectors with record sensitivity that can greatly improve the efficiency and reduce the cost.
Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to innumerable applications in medicine.
Scientists report that they have developed conductive inks that allows users to "write" circuits almost anywhere — even on human skin.
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.
Using a device that could be built with a dollar's worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can't afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related hearing loss.
Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.
In a research-first, scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.
Designed by a team at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and an institute of the Max Planck Society, the four-legged, dog-sized, torque-controlled Solo 8 robot can easily be replicated by research labs around the world.
NanoEDGE research project aims at converging production techniques for functionalized electrodes with expertise in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
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.
Scientists created a 3D printed a wearable kirigami sensor patch for shoulders that could improve injury recovery and athletic training.
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.
Enginners have developed 3D printed assistive technology that can track and store their use — without using batteries or electronics.
Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities.
Engineers have developed a highly flexible and stretchable sensor that can be integrated with the flow diverter in order to monitor hemodynamics in a blood vessel without costly diagnostic procedures.
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Researchers used a customized, low-cost 3D printer to print electronics on a real hand for the first time.
Researchers have developed a wearable, non-invasive system to monitor electrical activity in the stomach — essentially an electrocardiogram but for the gastro-intestinal tract.