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Silk nanointerfaces merge biology and electronics

silk-FETResearchers have created flexible transistors that leverage silk's nanoscale interactions with moisture to toggle between different modes of operation. The biohybrid devices act as highly sensitive breath sensors able to monitor respiratory dynamics in real time.

Oct 24th, 2023

Overcoming limitations of hydrogel actuators with graphene microtubes

microtube-networkResearchers incorporate graphene microtubes into hydrogel actuators, achieving up to 400% faster response and 4000% higher stress without sacrificing strength. The nanoengineered hydrogels enable untethered light and electrical control, overcoming key limitations to expand possibilities in soft robotics and biomedical devices.

Oct 13th, 2023