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INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Implantable medical devices are used to monitor physiological conditions such as temperature, blood pressure, glucose, and respiration for both diagnostic and therapeutic...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have tailor-made artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offer better...

INSIDER: Materials

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Purdue University developed bio-inks for biosensors that could help localize critical regions in tissues and organs during surgical operations. The...

INSIDER: Medical

A team of has demonstrated how adding brain stimulation evokes tactile sensations that make it easier for the operator to manipulate a brain-controlled robotic arm. In their experiment,...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have devleoped a new, high-performance artificial muscle technology that enables more human-like motion due to its flexibility and adaptability but outperforms...

INSIDER: Medical

For the first time, BrainGate clinical trial participants with tetraplegia have demonstrated use of an intracortical wireless BCI with an external wireless transmitter....

INSIDER: Medical

Using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology, newly developed exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own....

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Vigorous growth has enabled Panacol-Elosol GmbH, manufacturer of industrial and specialty adhesives, to build a larger facility for its corporate headquarters. With double the space for...

INSIDER: Medical

A proof of concept for a new, fast, portable saliva screening test uses an infrared light technology to confirm infection with SARS-CoV-2. A portable infrared spectrometer was...

INSIDER: Medical

A membrane made from threads of a polymer commonly used in vascular sutures can be loaded with therapeutic drugs and implanted in the body, where mechanical forces...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have designed a testing protocol for SARS-CoV-2 that can process tens of thousands of samples in less than 48 hours. The test, called SARSeq, or Saliva...

Features: Test & Measurement
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Products: Materials
Silicone elastomers, polyimide tubing, heat-shrink materials, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Cordis flow controller requires less than a one-minute warmup.
Applications: Materials
While AM brings speed, efficiency, and an alternative supply chain, the manufacturing method can also lead to better patient care.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
Briefs: Wearables
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
Briefs: Wearables
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have fabricated antibiotic-containing 3D scaffold implants at high temperatures.
R&D: Wearables
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new technique that mimics the ancient Japanese art of kirigami may offer an easier way to fabricate complex 3D nanostructures for use in applications, including healthcare.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
R&D: Materials
The coatings prevent inflammation or implant rejection.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
On-Demand Webinars: Medical
New Solutions to Further Enhance the Safe and Sustainable Use of EO

Ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization technology plays a vital role in enabling critical medical products and devices to safely reach patients worldwide. According to the FDA, “more than 20 billion devices sold in the U.S. every year are sterilized with EO, accounting for...

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