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Fiber Extrusion for Medical Devices 201: How Melt Spinning Works

As implantable medical devices become more advanced, fiber extrusion experts must continue to innovate to meet the increasingly critical requirements for polymer-derived fibers and yarns used for textile components. Going beyond the core principles of fiber extrusion...

Researchers from the University of Houston, in collaboration with others, have designed a “catch and kill” air filter that can trap the virus responsible for...

Researchers are working to develop a safe and effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Before a vaccine is available to the...

A new peer-reviewed study by researchers at NSF International and Novateur Ventures finds significant variability in the accuracy of currently available COVID-19...

MIT’s new Pandemic Response CoLab — a joint project of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), the MIT Community Biotechnology Initiative (CBI) at the MIT...

Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensor Technology: A Flexible Solution for Wearables

The market for wearable technology in healthcare is exploding.

Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to...

Conduits, heat sinks, bioadhesives, and more.
A new tool using cutting-edge technology is able to distinguish different types of blood clots based on what caused them.
Researchers have developed a technology that can monitor bladder volume in real time and can effectively empty a person’s bladder.
Make sure your motor decision is an informed one.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Lung-Heart Super Sensor on a Chip
A sensor chip smaller than a ladybug records multiple lung and heart signals along with body movements and could enable a future socially distanced health monitor.
Makers of medical, exoskeletal and surgical products that use cables are still asking for stronger, more flexible materials.
A number of manufacturers are still in the process of confirming who qualifies as an "Economic Operator."
The technology could transform treatment options for people in the final stage of renal disease.
Products: Materials
Product Focus: Molding
Micromolded components, liquid silicone rubber, 3D printing materials, and more.
A research team has developed wirelessly driven smart contact lens technology that can detect diabetes and further treat diabetic retinopathy just by wearing them.
Researchers have developed a new method to accurately record brain activity at scale.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors Offer Early Detection of Lung Tumors
Researchers have developed a new approach to early diagnosis of lung cancer: a urine test that can detect the presence of proteins linked to the disease.
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
Collaboration and innovation, born of necessity, hold potential to improve the healthcare industry’s PPE product choices and supply reliability.
The insoles could prevent amputations caused by diabetic foot ulcers.
The paper-based device allows point-of-care testing in one step.
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Implantable Biosensor Operates Without Batteries
The biodegradable motion sensor paves the way for implanted nanotechnology.
Scientists have identified a new class of x-ray detectors based on layered perovskites
Battery-powered, highly portable oxygen concentrators are a growing trend in patient mobility, but building the devices is still an engineering challenge.
Cornell Dubilier Electronics has launched a series of film capacitors for medical defibrillator applications.

You’ve probably noticed over the past two months how hard it is to speak with people when half their face is hidden. You can’t hear them very well or make out their facial...

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