PRODUCT OF THE MONTH — AC/DC Power Supply

Power Partners, Athens, GA, has released a new AC/DC power supply from its medical open frame/u-channel product line. The BF-rated-output...

News : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Designing Devices for 3D Printing

A research team has developed a system for custom designing a variety of 3D printed objects with multiple materials. They say the system could be used for practical applications in the medical field such...

Researchers have demonstrated how Microsoft’s HoloLens technology can be used for guiding robots to assist with assembly. Examples of the group’s augmented reality (AR)...

News : Medical
Yale Startup 'Advances' Guidewire Placement

A device from Yale University researchers aims to simplify the process of placing a central venous catheter, or central line, in patients. The Ballistra Guidewire Advancer allows the physician to insert a guidewire with one hand and continuously monitor the location of the needle tip via ultrasound....

News : Medical
Clustering Analysis Improves Tracking of Physical Activity

Using motion capture technology and data from wearable devices, North Carolina State University researchers developed an energy-efficient way of tracking a user's physical activity.

News : Robotics, Automation & Control
Researchers Create Customized Proteins from 'Bacterial Builders'

Researchers from Wyss Institute have revealed a scalable method for building biomaterials from protein structures known as "amyloids." Ongoing work in the lab will focus on fabricating a wide variety of materials, including hydrogels that can interface with the body.

News : Medical
Acoustic Waves Move Fluids at the Nanoscale

A team of mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego has successfully used acoustic waves to move fluids through small channels at the nanoscale. The devices employing the nanofluidic method could be integrated in a lab on a chip to sort cells, move liquids, manipulate particles,...

Researchers have developed a new imaging technique that aims to illuminate cellular structures in deep tissue and other dense and opaque materials. The method uses tiny particles...

Scientists have developed a new generation of membranes that outperform current dialysis techniques and may ultimately lead to a wearable artificial kidney. The new mixed matrix membranes (MMM)...

A researcher has devised a way to incorporate new color identifications in ultrasound medical images, making it easier to differentiate fine details that currently appear...

A transparent sensor on a contact lens could enable Type 1 diabetes patients to monitor their blood glucose levels and even control their insulin infusions. The sensor uses a...

A team of researchers has created self-healing slippery surface coatings with medical-grade Teflon materials and liquids that prevent biofilm formation on medical implants while...

UCLA nanoscience researchers have determined that a fluid that behaves similarly to water in our day-to-day lives becomes as heavy as honey when trapped in a nanocage of a...

Materials scientists from Georgia Tech have developed a new strategy for crafting one-dimensional nanorods from a wide range of precursor materials. Based on a cellulose...

Nontoxic, edible batteries could one day power ingestible devices for diagnosing and treating disease. One team reports new progress toward that goal with their batteries made with...

A new device developed by researchers at MIT and a physician at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center could greatly improve doctors’ ability to accurately diagnose ear infections. That...

Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study led by Rice University scientists. The Rice lab of materials scientist Pulickel...

Features : Medical
Real-World Evidence: Next Steps for the NEST Coordinating Center

FDA has awarded the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) $3 million in seed funding to establish the coordinating center for the medical device National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST). The funding will also be used to set in motion the group’s first...

The demand for thermal management materials and adhesives is driven by the unwanted and potentially harmful heat generated by ever-shrinking electronic components...

Ultrasonic welding of thermoplastics has been widely used by the medical industry to assemble plastic parts and components in just seconds without additional...

Technology Leaders : RF & Microwave Electronics
Essential Elements in Pump Selection for Surgical Ablation Applications

The use of radio-frequency (RF) ablation is an important and growing technique at the heart of many new medical treatments. This equipment uses RF energy to ablate or...

Technology Leaders : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Fully Calibrated MEMS-Based Single-Use Proximal Flow Sensors

In the past, the decision to opt for a particular flow sensing technology in respirators and ventilation devices was a painstaking and complex process. More recently, however, flow...

The 14th annual “Create the Future” Design Contest for engineers, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide, sponsored by COMSOL and Mouser Electronics, attracted more than...

Zeus Industrial Products, Orangeburg, SC, has launched an MRI-compatible liquid crystal polymer (LCP) monofilament. This technology overcomes a significant limitation of other vascular visualization...

Products : Medical
Fast-Curing Silicone

A high-temperature-resistant, flexible onepart silicone from Master Bond, Hackensack, NJ, is a one-part acetoxy type silicone system that meets USP Class VI specifications for biocompatibility and ISO 10993-5 testing...

Products : Medical
Fluorinated Solvents

AGC Chemicals Americas, Exton, PA, offers a series of fluorinated solvents that provide medical device manufacturers with a safer, highly effective and environmentally friendly alternative to halogenated solvents. The...

Products : Electronics & Computers
External Power Supply

Sager Power Systems, Middleborough, MA, offers the ME60 Series of the SL Power family of medical-grade external power supplies. The 60- W ME Series meets IEC 60601-1-2, fourth edition, electromagnetic compatibility...

Products : Medical
Spot-Curing System

Dymax, Torrington, CT, has introduced a new smaller LED spot-curing system with unique curing flexibility. The BlueWave® MX-150™ system can be used as a benchtop unit or integrated into an automated system, and its LED...

Features : Medical
3D Textile Engineering

Secant Medical, Telford, PA, has developed 3D textile engineering technology by integrating traditional textile engineering with advanced biomaterials. By combining the spatial resolution capability with advanced...

Products : Medical
Rotary Indexing Ring

Weiss North America, Willoughby, OH, offers indexing rings, which feature a flat design and are suitable for ring-style chassis systems that can accommodate as many as 24 stations for assembly processes. The TR1100...

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