June 2020

Instruments used in minimally invasive surgeries today often require elaborate features, and greater attention to detail in the product-design process.
A plasma etching process called electron enhanced material processing (EEMP) has been shown to improve performance of metal and alloys.
Ensure that your embedded parts will both work for the application and meet the workload and environmental requirements.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
Product Focus: Tubing
Learn about new geometric transition extrusions and catheter components.
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
Trackwise, Tewkesbury, UK, is expanding its flexible printed circuits (FPCs) to better service the medical technology industry
Fast-acting, light-reactive genetic tools could reveal how deep brain stimulation works.
The 3D structures recreate those found in tissues.
The patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury.
Advancements have enabled marker bands to be applied more safely and consistently.
Mobile health devices can help with screening and detection.
The affordable monitoring system can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
A drug-loaded microrobotic needle effectively targets cancerous tissue in lab experiments without needing continuous application of a magnetic field.
The smart toilet automatically sends data extracted from any sample to a secure, cloud-based system.
A study has identified new ways in which nano-pillars can damage bacteria.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
E-Skin Powered by Sweat Can Monitor Health
A researcher has developed an electronic skin that is applied directly on top of real skin.
Researchers are working to use unique properties of materials to develop novel electronic devices that allow efficient interaction with biological substrates — specifically neural networks and the brain.
University of Sydney Sydney,
Australia

Researchers from the University of Sydney have collaborated with Columbia University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to...

As COVID-19 has swept through the globe, it has brought with it a new normal — at least for the time being. As I discussed last month, the...

After receiving more than 100 applications, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has selected eight U.S. manufacturers to make a new ventilator...

Royal Philips has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wearable...

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there’s been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly, the N95 ones worn by healthcare workers. Although these coverings...

Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer they have developed to conduct rapid...

With a small zap of electricity, biomedical engineers at Michigan Technological University take an underwater smart glue prototype from sticky to not in seven seconds.

University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine learning – called FluSense – that can detect coughing and crowd size in...

A low-cost, easy-to-build non-invasive ventilator aimed at supporting the breathing of patients with respiratory failure performs similarly to conventional commercial devices, according to...

Inspired by the sticky substance spiders use to catch prey, MIT engineers designed a double-sided tape that can rapidly seal tissues together. This adhesive may eventually be used in place of...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Materials Qualification of Healthcare Products to Radiation Sterilization

Sterilization process monitoring and control are key to product safety in the healthcare industry. New products that are biological in nature or made of materials that are sensitive to standard forms of terminal sterilization are requiring more developed tools to...

Scientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence...

Israel’s Pangea, which specializes in digital transformation of government and business services, is at the forefront of efforts to reopen airports and facilitate travel in the age of...

ATUM and Phylex BioSciences have entered into a collaboration to leverage ATUM’s Leap-In Transposase® platform to develop the cell line essential to the...

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...

Advanced Test and Automation, Inc. (ATA) is working with StarFish Medical to produce ventilators in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership will accelerate...

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