Posts Tagged: skin

Mars crew could 3D-print skin and bones for injuries

A journey to Mars will take several years, and humans won't be able to turn back if an astronaut suffers a burn or a bone fracture. Which is why scientists at the University Hospital of Dresden Technical University have now produced the first bioprin…
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It’s now safe to skin your Nintendo Switch

When it became clear that vinyl wraps and other stickers were damaging the Switch, you could practically hear the wailing from console customizers everywhere. How were you supposed to add a personal touch to Nintendo's machine without giving it a pe…
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Stretchable ‘skin’ gives robots the sense of touch

Robots show a lot of promise as first responders, but they can't effectively dismantle bombs or perform delicate first aid procedures if they can't feel what they're touching. To remedy that problem, a team of engineers from the University of Washing…
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Tough as scales: Researchers create protective material inspired by fish skin

In a bid to build flexible and durable protective wear, researchers from McGill University turned to nature for inspiration and frequented a fish market to find test subjects.

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The CIA is investing in skin care products to extract your DNA

The CIA’s venture capital division invests in many technologies relevant to its mission, including Skincential Sciences’ Clearista, which softens your skin while extracting your DNA.

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Artificial skin grows hair and sweat glands

You've probably seen artificial skin before, but never has it been quite so… accurate. Japanese researchers have grown skin tissue that not only includes hair follicles, but all the glands that come with it — including oil and sweat glands. The…
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Zit’s the future: This smart mirror diagnoses your skin conditions and offers tips

What’s up with your skin? LG U+’s LTE Magic Mirror uses high-definition cameras to analyze every pore and wrinkle, then give you beauty tips. Unfortunately, it’s only available in Korea.

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Tech me beautiful: Gadgets that promise to make your skin look great

At CES 2016, there was a beauty tech summit, with lots of gadgets on display. Many purport to improve skin appearance, while others just want to show you what you look like with makeup on.

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Before silicon gets under your skin, get it etched on top with a Tech Tat

Tech Tats are temporary, adhesive wearable gadgets packed with biosensors. They can read vital signs and provide health data, not to mention possible applications for mobile payment solutions and the financial world.

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