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A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Prof. Eric Ledet, will investigate whether small wireless sensors incorporated into orthopedic implants could be used to detect surgical site infections. Read our current Top News

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Tubing – High tech from the nozzle

Smaller than ever, and ever more precise and versatile – modern medical technology cannot be pictured anymore without these trends. Also, they do not only ... More videos in MediaCenter

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3-D-printed microscopic fish do more than swim

27/08/2015 - Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology they developed to manufacture multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots -- called microfish -- that swim around efficiently in liquids, are chemically powered by hydrogen peroxide and magnetically controlled. read more

Controlling the uncontrollable

20/08/2015 - Instability in engineering is generally not a good thing. If you're building a skyscraper, minor instabilities could bring the whole structure crashing down in a fraction of a second. But what if a quick change in shape is exactly what you want? read more

Flexible electronics to monitor health

19/08/2015 - A new world of flexible, bendable, even stretchable electronics is emerging from research labs to address a wide range of potentially game-changing uses. The common, rigid printed circuit board is slowly being replaced by a thin ribbon of resilient, high-performance electronics. read more

Mini X-ray source with laser light

18/08/2015 - Physicists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the TU München have developed a method using laser-generated X-rays and phase-contrast X-ray tomography to produce three-dimensional images of soft tissue structures in organisms. read more

Fiber-like light emitting diodes for wearable displays

14/08/2015 - Professor Kyung-Cheol Choi and his research team from the School of Electrical Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed fiber-like light emitting diodes, which can be applied in wearable displays. read more

Graphene nanoribbons could enable more efficient electronics

13/08/2015 - Graphene, an atom-thick material with extraordinary properties, is a promising candidate for the next generation of dramatically faster, more energy-efficient electronics. However, scientists have struggled to fabricate the material into ultra-narrow strips, called nanoribbons, that could enable the use of graphene in high-performance semiconductor electronics. read more

Eliminating entanglements

12/08/2015 - Medical implants mimic the softness of human tissue by mixing liquids such oil with long silicone polymers to create a squishy, wet gel. While implants have improved dramatically over the years, there is still a chance of the liquid leaking, which can be painful and sometimes dangerous. read more

Camera for the nano-cosmos

11/08/2015 - Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and the TU Dresden, in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, have succeeded in combining two established measurement techniques for the first time: near-field optical microscopy and ultra-fast spectroscopy. read more

Brain-controlled prosthesis

07/08/2015 - Years of work yielded a technique that continuously corrects brain readings to give people with spinal cord injuries a more precise way to tap out commands by using a thought-controlled cursor. A pilot clinical trial for human use is underway. read more

Metal organic frameworks show unexpected flexibility

06/08/2015 - Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) are proving to be incredibly flexible with a myriad of potential applications including as antimicrobial agents, hydrogen-storage materials and solar-cell components. read more

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