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A 3-D printout for your health

The field of 3-D printing technology is revolutionizing industries across the spectrum, from the arts to electronics. We asked Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, to explain how the approach, which ...

dateJun 10, 2013 in Engineering
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Non-wetting fabric drains sweat

(Phys.org) —Waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat could be the latest application of microfluidic technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Davis.

dateMay 20, 2013 in Materials Science
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Robot hands gain a gentler touch

(Phys.org) —What use is a hand without nerves, that can't tell what it's holding? A hand that lifts a can of soda to your lips, but inadvertently tips or crushes it in the process?

dateApr 18, 2013 in Engineering
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