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Volume 16 Issue 9, September 2021

Volume 16 Issue 9

Tissue-like viscoelasticity

A SEM image of a microelectrode array composed of an alginate matrix and carbon nanomaterial additives. All the components of the microelectrode are viscoelastic, matching the mechanical characteristics of biological tissues and allowing the device to seamlessly conform to the surfaces of the heart and the brain for bioelectronics recording and stimulation.

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Image: Christina Tringides, Harvard University. Cover Design:Bethany Vukomanovic

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