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Gecko-Inspired Bandage May Heal Surgical Incisions

Gecko-Inspired Bandage May Heal Surgical Incisions

MIT researchers and colleagues have developed an elastic sticky tape inspired by the adhesion mechanism found in geckos’ toes. This adhesive is biocompatible and could replace surgical sutures and staples. Made from a biodegradable polymer and sugar-based glue, the adhesive ...

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Stretchable and Washable Electronic Devices

Stretchable and Washable Electronic Devices

Electronic devices with stretching and washing abilities may enhance their functionality and usability. Belgian researchers are currently working on what could be part of our daily wardrobe in the not too distant future.   Led powered by inductive coil embedded ...

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