3D Micro-Printing Enabled by Ultra-Thin Fiber Optics

3D Micro-Printing Enabled by Ultra-Thin Fiber Optics

A new 3D printing technique that makes use of a fiber optic cable as thin as a human hair allows for the fabrication of microstructures that previously required extensive and bulky optics hardware. This miniaturization not only reduces the cost of developing a micro-printing system but also enables future work in the endovascular space, printing tissue repairs directly within the body.

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Japanese research group develops wearable sensor that stays on the skin for a week

Japanese research group develops wearable sensor that stays on the skin for a week

 

its honestly great to see progress on MIT and Microsofts concept from 2016 (https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/8/13/12460542/mit-microsoft-research-gold-leaf-smart-temporary-tattoo) Wearable circuitry like these implemented as temporary tattoos that can adapt to wearable technology is the pinnacle of where fashion, smart tech, design, and everyday use begin to meld. Could this be the new wave of functional style and practicality with our devices?

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FDA approves first EKG reader for Apple Watch

FDA approves first EKG reader for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch finally starts to break through to new levels of innovation with monitoring of health vitals. Think about the practical applications for the wearable tech industry in addition to medical field. Who knows what amazing collaboritive or ground breaking developments can come from this.

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