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Carbon nanotube fibers

The highest quality links to your brain The fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from a neuronal network. Because they provide a two-way connection, they show promise...
medyczna odzież ochronna

Fabric based protective equipment

Over 13 milion people everyday use  protective equipment during work for medical services in the United States of America. Wearing textil-based protection gear is esential to limit morbidity and mortality of patients in their care as...
wacik

Poole develops biodegradable fibre for disposable wipes

Poole Company, a manufacturer of nonwovens and textile fibres, has developed a new biodegradable polyester fibre made from 100 per cent recycled PET bottles for household wipes market, as the first tested and proven...
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Can artificial “electronic skin” protect its users?

Researches from the University of Connecticut and University of Toronto have invented artificial skin which gives its users some extra capabilities. The skin is stretchable and has special sensors to detect a magnetic field...

A stick-on patch can take blood pressure readings

The last time you had your blood pressure checked, it was probably at a doctor’s office with a bulky cuff wrapped around your arm. One day soon, perhaps, you will just need a simple stick-on patch...
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Proxy Biomedical unveils ProTEX Med polyproplylene resin

Proxy Biomedical has launched ProTEX Proxy Biomedical, a leading global innovator in the design, development, and manufacturing of biomaterial implants, has launched ProTEX Med polypropylene resin, a unique custom synthesized resin, available exclusively for proxy...

How to make one of the most complex materials functional?

For the first time, biomedical engineers have woven a 'smart' fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of one nature's ingenious materials, the bone tissue periosteum. Having achieved proof of concept, the researchers...

Harnessing friction gives soft robots new capabilities

Even octopuses understand the importance of elbows. When these squishy, loose-limbed cephalopods need to make a precise movement — such as guiding food into their mouth — the muscles in their tentacles contract to...
Oerlikon airlaid Neumag

Oerlikon Neumag airlaid technology for Avintiv

Neumünster, 29 September 2015 – Oerlikon Neumag has successfully assembled and commissioned an Airlaid Web Forming System for the production of hygiene airlaid nonwovens at Avintiv, formerly Polymer Group Inc., Benson, North Carolina USA. One...

Japanese art Kirigami used in robotics?

Who needs legs? With their sleek bodies, snakes can slither up to 14 miles-per-hour, squeeze into tight spaces, scale trees, and swim. How do they do it? It’s all in the scales. As a...
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