Stretchy, Durable, Sensitive New E-Skin

Stretchy, Durable, Sensitive New E-Skin

In the quest to develop a reliable artificial skin sensor, engineers face three primary concerns–sensitivity and durability. Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia have developed an electronic skin that performs...
New Contact Lenses Could Give You Superpowers

New Contact Lenses Could Give You Superpowers

We’re breaking our rules on this one. We seldom mention new health tech products prior to their development. Due to the potential benefits of the technology and the assets of the two participants, we make an exception in this case. Earlier this month, Japanese...
Tiny Robots in the Blood Kill Tumors [video]

Tiny Robots in the Blood Kill Tumors [video]

We’re intrigued and excited by the medical and health-related possibilities of nanobots: injectable robots 50 to 100 nanometers in diameter (a nanometer is 1 billionth of a meter). Radio frequency waves can activate nanobots that carry miniaturized electronic...