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Near-field-enabled Clothing

  • NUS researchers develop smartphone-powered suit to track vital signs. Featured on Straits Times. > Read more
  • NUS team develops smart suit wirelessly powered by a smartphone. Featured on NUS News. > Read more
  • NUS researchers develop smart suit for athletes powered by a mobile phone. Featured on CNA. > Read more
  • This smartphone-powered suit can track body temperature, posture. Featured on CGTN. > Read more

This work originally appeared in Nature Communications in 2019.

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Microsensor implants

  • Microsensor implants for 24/7 health monitoring. Featured on NUS News. > Read more
  • Breakthrough could change use of microsensors medically. Featured on Straits Times. > Read more

Additional coverage by Tech Explorist.

This work originally appeared in Nature Electronics in 2019.

Wearable diffractive patterns

  • The right T-shirt may increase medical implant’s battery life. Featured on Ars Technica. > Read more

This work originally appeared in Physical Review Applied in 2019.

Metamaterial textiles

  • NUS innovation boosts wireless connectivity 1,000 times. Featured on NUS News. > Read more
  • NUS researchers invent ‘smart’ clothing that boosts wearable tech connectivity and battery life by 1,000 times. Featured on Business Insider. > Read more
  • Singapore scientists design smart textile. Featured on ChannelNewsAsia. > Read more
  • The 'smart' clothing that could help stop your phone battery from dying and thwart hackers. Featured on The Telegraph.
  • 'Smart' Clothing Can Boost Wearable Tech: Singapore Researchers. Featured on Reuters, South China Morning Post, The Hindu, The New York Times.

Additional coverage by Lianhe Zaobao, BioSpectrum, MedGadget, and CGTN.

This work originally appeared in Nature Electronics in 2019.

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Wireless photonic photodynamic therapy

  • Lighting the way for cancer treatment. Featured on NUS News. > Read more

This work originally appeared in PNAS in 2018.


Before 2015

Wireless optogenetics with fully implantable devices. This work originally appeared in Physical Review Applied and Nature Methods.

  • Stanford engineers develop a wireless, fully implantable device to stimulate nerves in mice. Featured on Stanford News. > Read more
  • With a Better Optogenetic Light Switch, Scientists Can Flip Neurons On and Off. Featured on IEEE Spectrum. > Read more
  • Wirelessly powered brain implant could treat depression. Featured on Fox News. > Read more
  • For a summary of how it works, see Wireless Neural Implants on Physics Central.

Expert commentary in article about energy harvesting. Featured on NBC News. > Read more

Experimental realization of wirelessly powered microimplants. This work originally appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

  • Stanford engineer invents safe way to transfer energy to medical chips in the body Featured on Stanford News. > Read more
  • Wireless Medical Implant Is Smaller Than a Grain of Rice Featured on NBC. > Read more
  • Wireless power breakthrough allows for 'electroceuticals' Featured on Wired. > Read more
  • Stanford researchers develop tiny wireless implant Featured on SF Chronicle. > Read more
  • Wireless pacemaker placed in rabbit Featured on BBC. > Read more
  • Stanford Engineers' Electrifying Breakthrough Featured on ABC7. > Read more
  • Wirelessly Powering Medical Chips Inside Your Body Featured on Forbes. > Read more
  • No Batteries Here: New Implants Can Charge Through Your Body's Own Tissue Featured on Smithsonian. > Read more
  • Wireless power for tiny medical implants Featured on Physics Today. > Print editionDaily edition
  • New wireless technology could help patients with medical implants Featured on NY Daily News. > Read more

And ScienceEETimesCNETEl MundoThe GuardianFox NewsPopular ScienceThe Telegraph, KQED, Il verendi, Naked Scientists, Journal of the American Medical AssociationNewsweekthe Stanford DailyMIT Technology Review.

Theoretical study on midfield wireless power transfer. This work originally appeared in Physical Review Letters.

  • Focus: Wireless Power for Tiny Medical Devices Featured on Physics. > Read more
  • Wireless Power Transfer Using Small Coils May Be Possible Featured on medGadget. > Read more

Computational study of wireless power transfer to a cardiac implant. This work originally appeared in Applied Physics Letters

  • Stanford researchers create tiny, wirelessly powered cardiac device Featured on Stanford Report. > Read more
  • A millimeter-scale, wirelessly powered cardiac device Featured on APL Top Stories. > Read more