Expansion Microscopy of Brainbow Hippocampus
Brainbow-expressing mouse hippocampal brain circuitry, processed via the proExM form of expansion microscopy (ExM), which enables simple nanoscale resolution imaging on fast diffraction-limited microscopes.
Video credits: Yosuke Bando, Young Gyu Yoon, Fei Chen, Dawen Cai, Ed Boyden. proExM ... more
Ingestible origami robot
Researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch ... more
Engineering a second skin
Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth wrinkles. With further development, it could also be used to deliver drugs to help treat skin conditions such as eczema and ... more