Tiny Implantable Pump Delivers Drugs

Tiny Implantable Pump Delivers Drugs

A typical postage stamp is about 1.0 inch by 0.9 inches. The Swiss¬†company Debiotech has created a miniature pump that is less than one third that size, and about as thick. This device is designed to be implanted under the skin to deliver drugs — such as insulin...
Ceramic Nanocubes Store Data

Ceramic Nanocubes Store Data

One of the gateways to low-cost wearable Health Tech devices is printed electronics. It’s not enough to just print electrodes and conductive substrates; we need to be able to print the logical components required to perform the digital electronic functions...
New Rubber Material Makes Electricity

New Rubber Material Makes Electricity

Have you ever noticed that if you stretch a rubber band a bunch of times in a row, it gets warm? That’s an indication of energy being generated by the stretching of the material. What if it produced electricity instead of heat? That’s the focus of new...
Flexible Battery Could Be Game Changer

Flexible Battery Could Be Game Changer

Better battery technology continues to be the linchpin for the creation of new mobile and wearable devices. Designers are looking for battery technologies that are thinner, lighter, and pack more power storage capacity into the space and weight required by the...