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High-tech clothing supports breathing

High-tech clothing supports breathing

“Robotic” textiles could help patients recovering from postsurgery breathing changes.

Nanoscale lattices flow from 3D printer

Nanoscale lattices flow from 3D printer

Rice University engineers create nanostructures of glass and crystal for electronics, photonics.

Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists have developed a new kind of antibiotic-free protection for wounds that kills drug-resistant bacteria.

No needles required for glucose levels monitoring

No needles required for glucose levels monitoring

Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind wearable, noninvasive glucose monitoring device prototype.

Material protects against biological and chemical threats

Material protects against biological and chemical threats

A versatile composite fabric can deactivate both biological threats and chemical threats.

Tracking muscle activity through clothes

Tracking muscle activity through clothes

Printing metals onto cloth makes for comfortable, low-cost, and effective biosensors.

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