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New Self-Healing Material

A new stretchy material has been developed between Stanford University and the Korea Institute of Science & Technology. This material is conductive, meaning that it is able to stimulate the healing process without any further help from external methods. The material itself will be used in within a wearable device, and the strength can be determined by how stretched the material is. The more under strain the material becomes, the better the boost in conductivity, and thus the stronger the help the wearer will receive. During tests of the material, the boost in conductivity was said to increased 60-fold under a strain of 3,500 percent. Despite being constantly stretched, the material is meant to be incredibly strong and was developed to match the strength of human skin to make it

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Sight Saving Technology from a new low cost OCT Scanner

A new redesigned, 3D Printed Spectrometer may become the next low-cost portable OCT Scanner which would have the ability to save sight. It currently weighs 15 times lighter then a standard commercial system and costs less than a tenth of the current price. Since the current commercial are so expensive, they cannot be used as regularly to help treat macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. “The key to preventing blindness is early detection,” said Adam Wax, professor of biomedical engineering at Duke. “Our goal is to make OCT drastically less expensive so more clinics can afford the devices, especially in global health settings.” “Right now OCT devices sit in their own room and require a PhD scientist to tweak them to get everything working just right,” said Wa

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