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'Smart' bandages heal chronic wounds

'Smart' bandages heal chronic wounds

Researchers have developed an electronic bandage that can deliver multiple drugs deep into a wound and only when programmed to do so.

Smart patch automatically delivers insulin

Smart patch automatically delivers insulin

Researchers have developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes and deliver the necessary insulin dosage.

Deep learning, 3D tech create better drugs

Deep learning, 3D tech create better drugs

Researchers have designed a novel approach to use deep learning to better understand how proteins interact in the body.

Using tumor-on-a-chip to find cancer drugs

Using tumor-on-a-chip to find cancer drugs

Researchers have developed a 'tumor-on-a-chip' that can better mimic the environment inside the body, paving the way for improved screening of potential cancer fighting drugs.

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.

Bioelectronic implant could prevent opioid deaths

Bioelectronic implant could prevent opioid deaths

Researchers are developing a device that can sense the effects of a potentially fatal level of ingested opioids and deliver a life-saving dose of naloxone.