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On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers

Helping HEV/EV Batteries Go the Distance and Stay Cool Under Pressure

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Standardization for Automated-Vehicle Testing and Simulation

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Rotary Position Sensing for EV Powertrain Applications

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Best Practices for Avoiding Systematic Faults and Handling Random...

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How to Identify Good Collaborative Robot Projects

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Commercial Vehicle Electrification: Still on Track?

Latest Briefs & News

Purdue University innovators are working on inventions to use micro-chip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to...

A team of engineers and physicians at the University of California San Diego has developed a low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients that is...

Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working on a new way to detect blood clots, especially in pediatric patients.

Duke physician Eric Westman was an early champion of using masks to curtail the spread of coronavirus, working with a local non-profit in North Carolina to provide free...

News: Packaging & Sterilization
Inside Story: Nordion

Nordion is one of the pioneers in using Cobalt-60 for gamma sterilization. The company has been building irradiators and shipping Cobalt sources around the world for more than 50 years and continues to be a leader...

On-Demand Webinars: Materials
Metal Injection Molding

This 60-minute Webinar examines metal injection molding (MIM), a unique process that eliminates the need for complex, expensive machining when producing small, intricate steel and stainless steel components....

A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student team designed a hybrid rocket engine that uses paraffin and a novel nitrous oxide-oxygen mixture called Nytrox. The project began in 2013 with the...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement
Covid-19 Test Produces Rapid Results

A CRISPR-based diagnostic for Covid-19 can produce results in 30 minutes to an hour, with similar accuracy as the standard PCR diagnostics now used. STOPCovid could be made cheaply enough that people...

New probes using incredibly bright dyes could help detect COVID-19 earlier, leading to faster testing even when only trace amounts of SARS-CoV-2 RNA are present. As the...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Robot Takes Contact-Free Measurements of Patient Vital Signs

During the current coronavirus pandemic, one of the riskiest parts of a healthcare worker’s job is assessing people who have symptoms of COVID-19. Researchers from MIT,...

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ research team has invented a novel face mask using a transparent shield with filtered vents. The see-through “Clear Talker” mask allows...

Researchers have developed remote-controlled, mechanical microdevices that, when inserted into human tissue, can manipulate the fluid that surrounds them, collect cells or release...

Liquid silicone rubber (LSR) materials enable health care device designers and equipment manufacturers to introduce improved material features for critical...

By investigating insect surfaces, Penn State researchers have detailed an unidentified nanostructure that can be used to engineer stronger, more resilient water-repellent coatings. With...

Doorknobs, light switches, shopping carts. Fear runs rampant nowadays when it comes to touching common surfaces because of the rapid spread of the coronavirus. A Virginia...

Masks, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are essential for protecting healthcare workers. However, the textiles and materials used in such items can absorb and carry...

New coatings on implants could help make them more compatible. Researchers at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a new method of applying...

Tech Talks: Medical
Multicore Optical Fiber Grating Array Fabrication for Medical Sensing Applications

The growing interest in high-performance fiber grating arrays can be attributed to today’s acceptance of optical fiber sensors in more medical applications such as shape-sensing fiber incorporated into surgical instruments. This presentation looks at a...

A team at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has prototyped a flexible patch containing tiny transducers for monitoring health conditions. When paired with a new algorithm, the...

The U.S. Army partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to create a biocontainment unit that could help healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients....

Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished products for the medical device industry, has acquired the dedicated...

Spiders. What are they good for? More than just insect control! Spider silk is useful for a variety of biomedical applications. It exhibits mechanical properties superior to...

New imaging technology allows scientists to see the widespread loss of brain synapses in early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that one day may aid in drug development,...

A team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide and the University of Stuttgart has used 3D micro-printing to develop the world’s smallest, flexible scope for looking...

A type of wearable brain scanner is revealing new possibilities for understanding and diagnosing mental illness now that the technology has been expanded to scan the whole brain with...

Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a relatively modern technique that enables surgeons to perform operations through small incisions. Compared to traditional, ‘open’...

The reliability of critical components, systems, and devices takes top priority in today’s healthcare environment. With the continued development of highly sophisticated...

Regardless of the pace of production, quality control testing is still required to ensure that the products being sent to our front lines will perform as required.

As summer 2020 gives way to fall and we continue grappling with unprecedented challenges, healthcare industry efforts persist to ensure that medical supplies are available when and where they are...

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