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Now that the mechanical aspects of prosthetic arms have gotten quite impressive, getting these devices to have a sense of touch is a major next step to overcome. At Washington University in St. Louis, scientists have created a new device that can… Read more →
The printer looks like a toaster oven with the front and sides removed. Its metal frame is built up around a stainless steel circle lit by an ultraviolet light. Stainless steel hydraulics and thin black tubes line the back edge,… Read more →
A team of researchers at the University of Calfornia, Santa Barbara (UCSB) has created nanoscale silver clusters with unique fluorescence properties important for bioimaging.
The researchers positioned silver clusters at programmed sites on a nanoscale breadboard, a construction base for… Read more →
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a gel filled with toxin-absorbing nanosponges that could lead to an effective treatment for skin and wound infections caused by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), an antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This “nanosponge-hydrogel” minimized the… Read more →
It has been hailed as the equivalent of Google Maps for the human body by The New York Times, and now the award-winning mobile-friendly platform BioDigital Human is looking to change the way healthcare information is shared, consumed and understood.… Read more →