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A window to the brain: Biocompatible ceramics open clear options for ultrasonic brain treatment

By April Gocha / August 29, 2017

An international group of researchers has a clear idea for a solution to deliver noninvasive ultrasound brain treatment to patients—a transparent ceramic window implanted into the skull that would allow continued ultrasonic therapy delivered directly to the brain.

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Sand-sized sensors use piezoelectric crystals to monitor electrical activity of nerves, muscles, and more

By April Gocha / August 23, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a new type of next-gen implantable biomedical sensor that uses a piezoelectric crystal and ultrasound to wirelessly communicate within the body.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / April 16, 2013

Roll-to-roll coating of electrodes at Fraunhofer IWS: The scientists now have optimized the design of anode and cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries. Credit: Jürgen Leibmann. A longer life for lithium-sulfur batteries There are currently over 40 million cars on Germany’s roads. Only a fraction of them are powered by electric energy—around 6,400 vehicles. The comparatively short…

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