The last few months have seen some important biomaterials advances, from self-destructing implantable robots that fold like origami to hydrogel-based fiber optics. Even though the bulk of material innovation has historically been more evolutionary than revolutionary, these 10 recent innovations provide reason to hope that change is just around the corner.
It’s already nearly the Fourth of July, but there’s still a lot of summer left, which means there’s plenty of time to kick back and immerse yourself in a good book. But rather than passing […]
Having your blood pressure taken by a cuff that inflates and deflates around your upper arm is reliable, but it’s not very fast or portable, and it isn’t able to give you continuous measurements over […]
From Star Wars to the Terminator series, robots have awesome abilities—often exceeding those of mere humans. But reality has not caught up with the vision of science fiction writers. In the medical device sector, robots […]