devices

Portable 3D skin printer for wound healing

Portable 3D skin printer for wound healing

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds – and its “bio ink” can accelerate the healing process.

Robot does superior job sampling blood

Robot does superior job sampling blood

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike.

A wearable monitor provides continuous blood pressure data

A wearable monitor provides continuous blood pressure data

Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.

Self-moisturising smart contact lenses

Self-moisturising smart contact lenses

Scientists have developed a contact lens that moisturizes the eye using tears in a reservoir behind the lower eyelid.

Fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal

Fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal

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.

Robotic device assists those with spinal cord injury

Robotic device assists those with spinal cord injury

Engineers have developed a robotic device that can be used to assist and train people with SCIs to sit more stably by improving their trunk control.