CEP: News Update

August
,
2016

A newly developed mesh material that wraps snugly around the heart could help the cardiac muscles function after a heart attack.

A new technology might be the long-sought solution to the challenge of developing quick and flexible vaccines for emerging outbreaks.

A new 3D printing method can create tiny self-propelling strands of silk that may one day be used for cancer diagnostics and even drug delivery.

Finding economical and environmentally friendly ways to extract oil from the ground after primary and secondary recovery have been exhausted remains challenging.

The suction cups of sorts that cover the bottom of an octopus’ tentacles have served as inspiration for a new adhesive.

Advances in the miniaturization of sensors and the fabrication of smart materials has changed the landscape of health care by enabling the development of implantable diagnostic instruments and wearable health-monitoring systems.

Wearable electronic devices, from heart rate monitors to temperature-changing materials, will require sustainable power sources that continue to function under the mechanical stress exerted on them by the moving body.

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