Archive: February 2023

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Preparing stem cells to become organ tissue

With thousands of people dying waiting for an organ transplant last year and many more on the waiting list, a researcher at North Carolina State…

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Sensor enables ‘smart diapers’ and other health monitors

A sensor developed by researchers at Pennsylvania State University could help workers in day-care centres, hospitals and other medical settings provide more immediate care to…

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Construction milestone for new PLA biopolymer facility in Thailand

NatureWorks, a manufacturer of low-carbon polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, has held a cornerstone-laying ceremony to celebrate the construction of its new…

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Artificially intelligent heated vest

Workwear producer Carhartt of Dearborn, Michigan, USA, has introduced an intelligent heated vest designed to eliminate fluctuating body temperatures, and personalise heat and comfort both…

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Smart stitches reduce infection and simplify post-op monitoring

A new antimicrobial suture material that glows in medical imaging could be a promising alternative for mesh implants and internal stitches.

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Sustainable vehicle interiors made of recycled materials

Coffee, eggs, walnuts, rice and lentils could be just as likely found in your future vehicle’s interior as your shopping basket, according to a new…

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