The hydrogel electronic device can be stretched, twisted or compressed and will return to its original shape. Photo: Handout
The hydrogel electronic device can be stretched, twisted or compressed and will return to its original shape. Photo: Handout
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Scientists 3D-print biomedical devices in study that may ‘open up new possibilities’

  • Researchers say highly conductive printing ink can be used to create circuits in jelly-like hydrogel
  • It can then be used for devices to monitor heart rate and stimulate nerves, according to the team

The hydrogel electronic device can be stretched, twisted or compressed and will return to its original shape. Photo: Handout
The hydrogel electronic device can be stretched, twisted or compressed and will return to its original shape. Photo: Handout
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