Smart Fabric Mimics Octopus Suckers

Smart Fabric Mimics Octopus Suckers

Wearable patch sensors may enable convenient continuous biometric monitoring, but they also raise questions about comfort and consistent adhesion. We’ve written about a wide range of patch sensors, including examples that track pH, blood pressure, and cortisol....
Using Bacteria to Create Graphene

Using Bacteria to Create Graphene

Graphene is an engineer’s wonder material. Graphene is a unique nanomaterial with exceptional flexibility and strength. Almost transparent in thin layers, graphene is about 100 times stronger than the strongest steel. Its ability to conduct electricity makes...