Bioengineering

Opening up DNA to Delete Disease

by American Institute of Physics

Custom-built molecules enable editing of genes previously obscured by DNA's innately protective structure

The Ultimate Non-Stick Coating

by McMaster University

Inspired by the water-repellent lotus leaf, the new surface works through a combination of nano-scale surface engineering and chemistry

Soft Skin-Like Robots You Can Put in Your Pocket

by University of Bristol

New advance could create new thin and light robots for environmental monitoring and deployment in hazardous environments, robot grippers for delicate objects, and new wearable technologies

Artificial Skin Creates First Ticklish Devices

by University of Bristol

The Skin-On interface, developed by researchers at the University of Bristol in partnership with Telecomm ParisTech and Sorbonne University, mimics human skin in appearance but also in sensing resolution