News - 22 Oct 2008
An artificial connection between nerve cells in the brain and muscles has been shown to restore voluntary movement to paralyzed limbs. This finding was reported today in the journal...
Article - 30 Oct 2012
Recently, a CNRS team from the Institut Charles Sadron headed by Nicolas Giuseppone, professor at the Université de Strasbourg, along with researchers from the Laboratoire de Matière et Systèmes...
News - 16 Feb 2013
Physicists of the University of Vienna together with researchers from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna developed nano-machines which recreate principal activities of...
News - 17 Sep 2010
Bayer MaterialScience has developed extensive technology know-how and a wide range of materials for customers who print polycarbonate films with electronic functions and process these into 3D...
News - 24 Apr 2019
A complex cable system of muscles and tendons hold the human body together. This system is designed by nature to be highly stretchable and strong.
However, if an injury is caused to any of...
News - 24 Jan 2011
Dr. Ray Baughman, director of the UT Dallas NanoTech Institute, and team researchers will be featured in an upcoming episode of the national PBS television program, NOVA.
UT Dallas makes its debut...
News - 7 May 2009
Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas have revealed dramatic advances in artificial muscles that are very fast, highly flexible, incredibly strong, and can withstand temperatures that would...
News - 20 May 2015
Using nature for inspiration, a team of Northwestern University scientists is the first to develop an entirely artificial molecular pump, in which molecules pump other molecules. This tiny machine is...
News - 19 Apr 2018
The so-called grow monsters or expandable water toys are nothing but plastic-like figurines with the ability to expand upon being placed in water.
Innovative materials science research takes...
News - 6 May 2010
University of British Columbia researchers have cast artificial proteins into a new solid biomaterial that very closely mimics the elasticity of muscle.
The approach, detailed in the current issue...