Novel and simple method to engineer a platform mimicking blood vessels

June 26, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“SUTD collaborated with Keio University to design and fabricate a versatile platform to replicate the pulsatile blood flow in blood vessels, which allows for in-depth investigation into pathological conditions.” Source: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN The blood circulatory system serves as critical infrastructure for mass transportation of nutrients and [..]

Engineers design a device that operates like a brain synapse

June 26, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Ion-based technology may enable energy-efficient simulations of the brain’s learning process, for neural network AI systems.” Source: David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Teams around the world are building ever more sophisticated artificial intelligence systems of a type called neural networks, designed in some ways to mimic the wiring [..]

New discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs

June 17, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Technology could help diagnose and monitor patients with COVID-19” Source: UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA In groundbreaking new research, mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion capture technology, similar to that used in Hollywood movies, to print electronic sensors directly [..]

MIT startup wraps food in silk for better shelf life

June 7, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Cambridge Crops develops an edible, imperceptible coating that might replace plastic packaging to preserve meats and produce.” Source: Archana Apte | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab Benedetto Marelli, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at MIT, was a postdoc at Tufts University’s Omenetto Lab when he [..]