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Feb 04, 2019
Squishy ingestible pill swells into ball that tracks stomach conditions for a monthThe design of the inflatable pill was inspired by defense mechanisms of the pufferfish, a.k.a blowfish.
Mar 27, 2018
New guar gum-based hydrogel may help save drought-hit crops by increasing soil moistureScientists have developed a hydrogel from gum of guar (cluster bean) that can increase soil moisture and help farmers save their crops in case of water scarcity.
Feb 05, 2017
MIT researchers create soft hydrogel robots that can catch live fishThe robots are made entirely of hydrogel — a tough, rubbery, nearly transparent material that's composed mostly of water.
Oct 18, 2016
MIT researchers develop flexible optical fibre for medical implants in the brainThe fibre developed by MIT can be used to measure strain, detect signs of disease, or directly treat cells in the human body, especially in the brain.