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Nanotube letters spell progress (w/video)

Carbon nanotubes grown in a furnace aren't always straight. Sometimes they curve and kink, and sometimes they branch off in several directions. Researchers realized they now had the tools available to examine just how tough those branches are.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2015

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The world's tiniest temperature sensor is powered by radio waves

Engineers have developed a very tiny wireless temperature sensor that is powered in a very special way: from the radio waves that are part of the sensor's wireless network. This means that the sensor needs not even a single wire, nor a battery that would have to be replaced.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2015

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Stretchable hydrogel electronics (w/video)

Engineers have designed what may be the Band-Aid of the future: a sticky, stretchy, gel-like material that can incorporate temperature sensors, LED lights, and other electronics, as well as tiny, drug-delivering reservoirs and channels. The 'smart wound dressing' releases medicine in response to changes in skin temperature and can be designed to light up if, say, medicine is running low.

Posted: Dec 7th, 2015

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