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Wearable pressure-sensitive devices

Wearable pressure-sensitive devices

Scientists have devised solutions to the problems presented in constructing wearable pressure-sensitive sensors.

Altering the properties of 2D materials at the nanometer scale

Altering the properties of 2D materials at the nanometer scale

Scientists have developed a method for changing the physical properties of 2D materials permanently using a nanometric tip.

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers tissue grafts

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers tissue grafts

A new device inspired by an octopus’s sucker rapidly transfers delicate tissue or electronic sheets to the patient, overcoming a key barrier to clinical application.

Smart glasses provide fluoroscopic guidance during surgery

Smart glasses provide fluoroscopic guidance during surgery

Two surgeon tested a device that, when attached to everyday eyeglasses, can display fluoroscopic images used for surgical guidance directly to the surgeon.

Graphene sensor detects ultrasensitive microwave

Graphene sensor detects ultrasensitive microwave

Researchers have developed ultrasensitive sensors that can detect microwaves with the highest theoretically possible sensitivity.

Wearable sensor for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Wearable sensor for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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3D printed ultra-low-cost hearing aid

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.

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