Optofluidic chip with nanopore ‘smart gate’ developed for single molecule analysis
Programmable device enables on-demand delivery of individual biomolecules with feedback-controlled gating for high-throughput analysis
16 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Suit up with a robot to walk and run more easily
A versatile, portable exosuit that assists both walking and running highlights the potential for lightweight and non-restrictive wearable robots outside the lab.
15 Aug 2019 ⋅ Science
New 3D interconnection technology for future wearable bioelectronics
Scientists developed stretchable metal composites and 3D printed them on soft substrates at room temperature.
15 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nano Letters
Pitt first to grow genetically engineered mini livers to study disease and therapeutics
Pitt researchers chronicle how they transformed genetically engineered human cells into functional, 3D liver tissue that mimics non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
6 Aug 2019 ⋅ Cell Metabolism
Researchers embrace imperfection to improve biomolecule transport
Nanopore membranes have generated interest in biomedical research because they help researchers investigate individual molecules by pulling them through pores for physical and chemical characterization.
5 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Nanotechnology
3D printing new parts for our broken hearts
The technique has allowed the researchers to overcome many challenges associated with existing 3D bioprinting methods, and to achieve unprecedented resolution and fidelity using soft and living materials.
1 Aug 2019 ⋅ Science
Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents
Devices that use patches of microneedles are an attractive alternative for simple and pain-free drug delivery.
31 Jul 2019 ⋅ Science Translational Medicine
Magnetic ‘springs’ break down marine microplastic pollution
Using tiny coil-shaped carbon-based magnets, researchers in Australia have developed a new approach to purging water sources of the microplastics.
31 Jul 2019 ⋅ Matter
Time heals all wounds, but this adhesive can help
Bioinspired wound dressing contracts in response to body heat to speed healing.
24 Jul 2019 ⋅ Science Advances
DNA replication machinery captured at atom-level detail
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists reveal a crystal structure that illustrates a mechanism that powers and possibly starts DNA replication
15 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications