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‘Smart’ implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

‘Smart’ implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

Physicists from University of Augsburg have developed a "smart" coating that is particularly toxic when bacteria are present in its environment.

Swimming 3D printed donuts deliver therapies inside body

Swimming 3D printed donuts deliver therapies inside body

Researchers have developed a way to 3D print custom microswimmers that can transport drugs and nanotherapeutic agents, as well as potentially manipulate tissue directly inside the body.

Using AI in the fight against river blindness

Using AI in the fight against river blindness

Researchers want to develop a method in which artificial intelligence automatically evaluates tissue samples from patients under the microscope.

Wearable turns away bacteria with your clothes

Wearable turns away bacteria with your clothes

A new fabric innovation allows the wearer to control electronic devices through the clothing and keep the wearer safe from the latest virus that’s going around.

3D printed pill samples gut microbiome to aid diagnosis

3D printed pill samples gut microbiome to aid diagnosis

The pill is the first known working device capable of non-invasively and accurately assessing the profile of bacterial species inhabiting any stage of the gastrointestinal tract.

The UVD Robot destroys hospital bugs

The UVD Robot destroys hospital bugs

“UVD Robot” by Blue Ocean Robotics drives autonomously and eliminates bacteria and other harmful microorganisms on all contact surfaces in hospitals.