Researchers recreate the somatic nervous system in robots, allowing them to convert feeling into movement under different stimuli.
A plant to help the planet: A strong, tough, and scalable material from fast-growing bamboo
Lightweight but tough, bamboo is the hope for a more sustainable life and future for our planet.
Heating up the debate: New findings in protocell evolution
Researchers shed light on the conditions that could have led to our abiogenesis by simulating the rapid growth and fusion of protocells.
Keep on smiling! A fluorescent mouthguard for healthier teeth
A low-cost and wearable clinical device allows for easy self-examination of dental lesions.
A new epicardial composite mesh to treat arrhythmias
A new stretchable and conductive nanocomposite shows promise as a biocompatible material for correcting arrhythmia in patients.
The soft touch of intelligent, robotic systems
A new, flexible, and self-powered sensor made by magnetoelectric materials can convert mechanical stimuli to electrical signals for robots with a “soft touch”.
Looking forward to developments in smart contact lenses
The next generation of contact lenses addresses current problems such as dry, itchy eyes.
A Kirigami-Based Sensor: When Art and Technology Stand Shoulder to Shoulder
Researchers have created a wearable device which offers unprecedented opportunities for joint rehabilitation.
Volumetric bioprinting: The new paradigm in regenerative medicine
“This work opens new avenues for material scientists and biologists to mimic in the lab the structure of living tissues and to upscale the production of engineered constructs.” ~ Dr. Riccardo Levato and Prof. Chris Moser.
The Future of Cloaking Devices: Digital Coding Metasurfaces
Digital coding metasurfaces simultaneously manipulate both electromagnetic and acoustic waves for advanced cloaking or signaling devices.