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Welding with stem cells for next-generation surgical glues
5:15am, 23rd April, 2019

Welding with stem cells for next-generation surgical glues

(University of Bristol) Scientists at the University of Bristol have invented a new technology that could lead to the development of a new generation of smart surgical glues and dressings for chronic wounds. The new method, pioneered by Dr. Adam Perr...
Working out makes hydrogels perform more like muscle
3:12pm, 22nd April, 2019

Working out makes hydrogels perform more like muscle

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Human skeletal muscles have a unique combination of properties that materials researchers seek for their own creations. They're strong, soft, full of water, and resistant to fatigue. A new study by MIT res...
Snake-inspired robot slithers even better than predecessor
11:41am, 22nd April, 2019

Snake-inspired robot slithers even better than predecessor

(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new and improved snake-inspired soft robot that is faster and more pr...