27 Jun 2017
Neuron-integrated nanotubes to repair nerve fibers
Carbon nanotubes exhibit interesting characteristics rendering them particularly suited to the construction of special hybrid devices - consisting of biological issue and synthetic material - planned to re-establish connections between nerve cells, for instance at spinal level, lost on account of lesions or trauma.
7 Apr 2016
Healthcare technologies at IDTechEx Show!
The upcoming IDTechEx event in Europe will be an opportunity to learn about the innovative technologies that will disrupt the healthcare industry. This event will take place on 27-28 April 2016 at the Estrel in Berlin, Germany.
24 Jan 2013
Chemistry resolves toxic concerns about carbon nanotubes
Safety fears about carbon nanotubes, due to their structural similarity to asbestos, have been alleviated following research showing that reducing their length removes their toxic properties.
20 Aug 2010
ECS researchers develop intelligent medical sensors
ECS researchers are developing intelligent medical sensors which can be worn by patients to monitor their symptoms and which will alert GPs if medical intervention is needed.