MIT researchers have developed a ceramic-based material that could be used for highly efficient actuators for aircraft or other uses, with minimal moving parts.
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Costs lowered, greater interoperability from module type package standard
Duke University engineers have developed a scalable soft surface that relies on electromagnetic actuation, mechanical modeling and machine learning to form new configurations.
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Researchers at CU Boulder have developed and validated a sensor for E. coli risk detection when detecting contamination in wastewater environments.
The chip-free device senses and wirelessly transmits signals related to pulse, sweat and ultraviolet exposure, without bulky chips or batteries.
Rice lab leads effort to generate thickness-independent piezoelectricity in atom-thick materials. 2D boundaries could be the key.
University of Missouri researchers developed wearable smart bioelectronic devices and materials for better real-time health monitoring.