University of Illinois

Design Top Five Health Innovations Of The Week

A device that could keep your heart beating forever and an electronic tattoo that gathers sophisticated biometric data.

Innovation How The Health Trackers Of The Future Could Turn Us Into Cyborgs [Future Of Health]

Near-imperceptible medical devices are being developed to record and communicate a variety of detailed biometrics.

Technology Ultra-Thin Sensor Bonds Directly To Skin To Continuously Monitor Temperature

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a flexible, wearable thermometer about half the width of a human hair.

Design Miniscule 3D Printed Battery Can Power Compact Electronics

World’s first power source of its kind is as small as a grain of sand.

Technology Wide-Angle Digicam Modeled After Bug's Eyes

Researchers at the University of Illinois have built a device that mimics the ocular systems found in dragonflies, bees, and other insects.

Technology Real-Life Spidey Suit Helps Wearer Sense Nearby Danger

Designed by Victor Mateevitsi, 'SpiderSense' is equipped with microphones that pick up ultrasonic reflections from objects.

Work Electronics Dissolve In Water When They’re No Longer Needed

'Transient Electronics' are made of silk and silicon, have many possible applications, and can ‘disappear’ on a pre-set schedule to reduce e-waste.

Advertising Sephora Eco-Friendly Packaging Features Make-Up Refills [Pics]

Student designs a concept cosmetic line for the beauty retailer that includes replaceable cartridges.

Design Using Electronic Waste To Grow Algae For Biofuel

Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have worked out a different way to recycle e-waste and produce alternative fuel.