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Wireless power could enable ingestible electronics

Researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory have devised a way to wirelessly power small electronic devices that can linger in the digestive tract indefinitely after being swallowed. ...

dateApr 27, 2017 in Engineering
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Space technologies improve surgeries back on earth

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a novel surgical robotic system that provides tactile feedback and is capable of single-incision and natural orifice (incision-free) robotic surgery. The system minimizes surgical trauma ...

dateApr 24, 2017 in Engineering
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Hand scanner measures bitumen quality

TU Wien presents several technological innovations at the Hannover Messe: With a simple hand scanner, the quality of the bitumen, which holds the asphalt together, can be measured directly on-site.

dateApr 24, 2017 in Engineering
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Ultraviolet light sensor for wearable devices

Mass production technology for silicon based ultraviolet (UV) light sensors, suitable for smartphones and wearable devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) era, has been jointly developed by a research team at Tohoku University ...

dateApr 21, 2017 in Engineering
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