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Going with the flow

A new study carefully examines the relationships between self-motile and passive or inert agents to determine possibility of creating fully synthetic systems by looking into examples of biology interacting with mechanical mechanisms.

Jan 15th, 2015

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Nanoengineers develop temporary tattoo to monitor glucose levels

Nanoengineers have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. This first-ever example of the flexible, easy-to-wear device could be a promising step forward in noninvasive glucose testing for patients with diabetes.

Jan 14th, 2015

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Hierarchically porous polymers with fast absorption

Scientists developed a method to form micropores of less than 2 nanometers within porous polymers where 10 nanometers long mesopores are connected like a net. The best feature of the porous polymers is the fast absorption of molecules.

Jan 14th, 2015

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