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Microfluidic sweat sensor offers high-tech hope to keep your new year’s resolution

By April Gocha / December 20, 2016

A team of Northwestern University researchers has developed a sleek new microfluidic wearable sensor that can measure sweat in situ to provide a real-time readout of exercise fitness.

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LCD tattoo promises no pain, no regrets, and a better handle on your health

By April Gocha / September 8, 2015

John Rogers, his research team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and colleagues at Northwestern University and beyond have developed a liquid crystal display (LCD) tattoo that does more than look and sound cool—it monitors your health.

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Materials magic trick, Act III—Self-destructing electronics disappear before your very eyes

By April Gocha / June 10, 2015

University of Illinois researchers have innovated a solution to the enormous piles of electronics waste piling up around the world—electronics that self-destruct on command.

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Bubble wrap for more than packing and popping: Bubbles as mobile, self-contained laboratories

By April Gocha / July 22, 2014

George M. Whitesides and his team at Harvard have developed a potential new healthcare tool that is incredibly simple, cheap, and functional—bubble wrap as mobile laboratory storage vials.

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PZT flexible thin films for biologically-powered medical devices

By April Gocha / February 7, 2014

Research collaboration develops lead zirconate titanate (PZT) flexible thin films for biologically-powered medical devices.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / March 19, 2013

Bio for nano: Engineers work to create new biomaterials with energy technology applications University of Delaware materials science professors Darrin Pochan and Kristi Kiick are taking a new approach to building new nanomaterials from biomolecules—namely peptides and proteins—that could increase the efficiency of photovoltaics, and other electronic devices. “Peptides and polypeptides offer unlimited potential in…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2013

Useful news and interesting research: Washington Mills decodes particle size conversion in fused minerals Washington Mills has developed a particle size conversion chart to assist in selecting the correct grit size based on the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Federation of European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA) guidelines for grading and sizing fused minerals. The…

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Two new MacArthur Fellows highlight materials R&D

By / September 22, 2009

The names of the 2009 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellows (the “genius” awards) were announced today, and I want to draw attention to two of the people on the list who are deep in new materials, John Rogers and Ted Zoli. Rogers, whom I first wrote about last October, is a professor…

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