Archive: May 2024

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Enhancing nanofibrous acoustic energy harvesters with AI

Scientists at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation in Los Angeles, California, USA, have employed artificial intelligence techniques to improve the design and production of…

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Imperceptible sensors can be printed directly on human skin

Scientists have developed a method to make adaptive and eco-friendly sensors that can be directly and imperceptibly printed onto a wide range of biological surfaces,…

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Battery- and solar-powered fibres harvest and store electrical energy

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, USA, have established methods of developing battery- and solar-powered fibres, making it theoretically possible…

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Powering devices with carbon nanotube yarns

For generating electricity from body heat, researchers at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan have developed a carbon nanotube (CNT) yarn with…

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VTT pioneers next-generation smart patches

A pilot factory has been developed at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland for the roll-to-roll production of smart wearable patches, which will be…

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Smart knee brace technology and the future of rehabilitation

In the field of orthopaedics, knee braces have long been recognised for the crucial role they have in providing support and stability to the knee.

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Swiss handball fans trial LED-equipped smart textile caps

Swiss start-up Dynavisual has tested an Internet of Things platform that enables data to be visualised on smart textiles.

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Smart neckband for tracking dietary intake

An international team led by researchers from Purdue University, USA, has developed a smart neckband that allows wearers to monitor their dietary intake.

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Sound-suppressing fabric reduces noise transmission in large spaces

Unwanted noise remains a resounding problem, so to cut through the din of today’s noisy world, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute…

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