News tagged with biomedical devices

Nylon fibers made to flex like muscles

Artificial muscles—materials that contract and expand somewhat like muscle fibers do—can have many applications, from robotics to components in the automobile and aviation industries. Now, MIT researchers have come up ...

dateNov 23, 2016 in Materials Science
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Primordial goo used to improve implants

Australia's national science research organisation, CSIRO, has developed an innovative new coating that could be used to improve medical devices and implants, thanks to a "goo" thought to be have been home to the building ...

dateNov 16, 2015 in Materials Science
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Video: Handheld diagnostics

Sam Sia, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, and his team developed a smartphone dongle to bring diagnostic testing to remote areas where health care access is limited and funds are low.

dateSep 02, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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