5 Mar 2021
Wearable to Monitor Jaundice Causing Bilirubin, Vitals in Newborns
Researchers in Japan have developed the first wearable devices to precisely monitor jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by elevated bilirubin levels in the blood that can cause severe medical conditions in newborns.
20 Apr 2020
New Electrode Material to Increase Charge of Lithium Batteries
Lithium batteries hold a lot of promise for the future of many applications, including electric vehicles, but tend to be prohibitively expensive. A research team has developed a new electrode material to make lithium batteries not only cheaper, but longer lasting with higher energy density.
13 Apr 2020
Coffee Grounds Show Promise as Biodgradable Material
Demand for cellulose nanofibers is increasing worldwide, as industries realize their potential as a more environmentally sound and sustainable way to produce plastics.
16 Oct 2018
Strong and self-healing ion gels
Scientists have designed an ion gel with excellent toughness and an ability to self-heal at ambient temperature without any external trigger or detectable change in the environment such as light or temperature. This new class of material has promising potential for building flexible electronic devices.