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Smart tech broads horizons for people with quadriplegia

Smart tech broads horizons for people with quadriplegia

A system that uses flexible, breathable magnetic skin allows people with severe quadriplegia to move around and choose their surroundings.

Precision health in the palm of your hand

Precision health in the palm of your hand

Recent breakthrough developments in technologies for real-time genome sequencing, analysis, and diagnosis are poised to deliver a new standard of personalized care.

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.

Robot dances highlight new kind of order in active matter

Robot dances highlight new kind of order in active matter

Scientists have proposed a new principle by which active matter systems can spontaneously order, without need for higher level instructions or even programmed interaction among the agents.

Sound waves power advances in smart materials

Sound waves power advances in smart materials

Researchers at have revealed how high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.

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.

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