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By genetically enhancing the intrinsic pyroelectric properties of viruses, researchers pave the way for biodegradable, ultra-sensitive gas sensors and bio-inspired energy harvesters.
Nov 20th, 2023
Researchers develop cell membrane-coated magnetic nanoparticles that leverage abilities to both target circulating tumor cells and evade white blood cells, enabling isolation of scarce circulating tumor cells from blood with 10x higher purity.
Nov 10th, 2023
Scientists have developed a two-headed DNA-decorated carbon nanotube biosensor that leverages synergistic effects to identify disease biomarkers like proteins and DNA with record sensitivity, demonstrating applicability in endometriosis, cancer screening, and monkeypox detection.
Nov 2nd, 2023
New smart contact lenses detect glucose levels in tears via simple color changes, eliminating electronics. Early research shows excellent accuracy in a self-contained system needing only occasional photo documentation.
Oct 17th, 2023
Researchers use metal-organic frameworks in coatings for rapid nitric oxide release, killing bacteria on implants and preventing recolonization.
Oct 11th, 2023
Scientists developed novel piezoelectric composite 3D-printed scaffolds with shape memory that significantly improved bone regeneration in rodent models by mimicking electrical properties of natural bone.
Oct 9th, 2023
Artificial ion channels computationally designed with biological precision enable new energy harvesting concepts and other applications impossible in nature.
Oct 6th, 2023
Researchers developed a breathable, bionic skin patch that feels like real skin while continuously tracking biomarkers like glucose levels. This comfortable, multifunctional biosensor could enable personalized health monitoring.
Oct 5th, 2023