Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine
The hydrogel is soft, yet strong and responsive, and it can be formed in LEGO-like blocks.
Maze-like chip helps spot aggressive cancer cells
The ornate pattern could be the key to treating stubborn forms of cancer.
Liquid-based watch tech is coming to more devices
Swiss watchmaker HYT is bringing its fluid timekeeping to a wider range of gadgets.
Morphing Braille tablets offer graphics to the blind
You wouldn't have to read one line at a time, or listen to voices.
Mini bioreactor makes life-saving drugs in the field
You wouldn't need to wait for the hospital to get vital medicine.
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video)
We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage....
Jellyfish-mimicking device could snatch cancer cells right out of the bloodstream
If you think the picture above looks like droplets of blood being snared in a sticky tentacle, the...
Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)
Early research has had DNA making circuits and little factories. We haven't really seen DNA used a...
Portable device can sniff out anthrax in an hour, won't bring the noise
Got some mysterious white powder sitting on your coffee table? A new, suitcase-sized device can tell...