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Nature inspires first artificial molecular pump

Using nature for inspiration, a team of Northwestern University scientists is the first to develop an entirely artificial molecular pump, in which molecules pump other molecules. This tiny machine is no small ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Adaptive hydrotherapy wetsuit

This user-operated adaptive hydrotherapy wetsuit is for people with limited mobility, in particular paraplegic patients and the elderly. As water can minimize the impact on patients' joints and muscles during ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Voltage tester for beating cardiac cells

For the first time, scientists have succeeded in recording the current in membrane channels of contracting cardiac cells. To do this, the scientists combined an atomic force microscope with a widely used ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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