Building materials come alive with help from bacteria

January 20, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

Building materials come alive with help from bacteria By: Daniel Strain|University of Colorado Boulder News CU Boulder researchers have developed a new approach to designing more sustainable buildings with help from some of the tiniest contractors out there. In a study published today in the journal Matter, engineer Wil Srubar and his colleagues describe [..]

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light

January 18, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office A variety of medical devices can be inserted into the gastrointestinal tract to treat, diagnose, or monitor GI disorders. Many of these have to be removed by endoscopic surgery once their job is done. [..]