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once covered with it, MIT’s sensorized skin will give robots proprioception or the awareness of motion and position of its body. The post MIT’s sensorized skin gives soft robots an idea of touch and place appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A new tool has been developed that can effectively predict a person’s chronological age based on a microbiome sample. The tool, developed in collaboration between UC San Diego and IBM researchers, is most accurate at predicting a person’s age when using a skin microbiome sample.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Microbiome, Gut Bacteria, Aging, IBM, Bacteria
Scientists at the University of Toronto have spent years developing a portable device that can print out large sheets of "bio ink" to boost the healing process from severe burns, and have just proved its abilities in pigs for the first time.
Medicine, soft robotics and wearable electronics are just a few of the fields that could benefit from a new hydrogel that's applied to the body. The transparent material can sense when it's being touched, bent, heated, or otherwise manipulated.
MIT researchers have designed a microneedle patch that can administer both a vaccine and quantum dots that sit under the skin for years at a time, essentially storing a person's vaccine history on their own body.
the building’s textured glazed ceramics create ephemeral reflections of the surrounding landscape that animate the façade. The post a textured ceramic skin clads playze + schmidhuber’s exhibition center in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
One of the most alarmingly plausible (and overlooked) doomsday scenarios is the rise of the superbug, bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. But now, scientists have found a new potential treatment – and it was hiding in our skin the whole time.
Scientists in Australia have developed a jelly-like material with many of the properties of living tissue. A form of a hydrogel, it is self-healing, very strong and can change its shape – allowing it to mimic skin, ligaments, and bone.
the extension maintains the original features veiled in a faceted and perforated aluminum skin. The post DROO + NAME veil london’s historic town hall in parametric aluminum skin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
built within an old printing warehouse, the new research and development center has been designed for a french lighting company. The post freaks wraps a double skin of corrugated stainless steel around office building in france appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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