R&D: Materials
Researchers report the design and fabrication of single-wall carbon nanotube thermoelectric devices on flexible polyimide substrates as a basis for wearable energy converters.
R&D: Packaging & Sterilization
An innovative system may provide a new option to use directed energy for biomedical applications.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A novel system can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
R&D: Materials
Chemists are studying shellfish to develop new, safer, and more sustainable adhesives for a variety of uses, including bandages and other medical applications.
Technology Leaders: Motion Control
See how ground ball screws are becoming a preferred choice for precise linear motion.
Technology Leaders: Motion Control
Medical pipettes, syringes, and mesotherapy devices often move loads linearly instead of rotationally.
Global Innovations: Electronics & Computers
From the Editor: Wearables
Malnati says COVID-19 has led to a wider variety of remote monitoring technology — from wearables to new smartphone apps.
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: Robotics, Automation & Control

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: Robotics, Automation & Control

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

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

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

News: Materials

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: Nanotechnology

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: Design

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...

On-Demand Webinars: Medical
Whirlwind of Change: How New Standards, MDR, and Brexit are Impacting Biocompatibility

Because of the COVID-19 crisis, new Medical Device Regulations (MDR) have been pushed back one year. Not only has the delay given a respite to companies not ready for increased regulations but also has put the new MDR requirements in the same time...

Supplements: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Features: Materials
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded much of the U.S. aerospace business in 2020, a Massachusetts-based contract manufacturer was forced to improvise.
Features: Connectivity
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Products: Nanotechnology
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Products: Tubing & Extrusion
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
While AM brings speed, efficiency, and an alternative supply chain, the manufacturing method can also lead to better patient care.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
Next-generation sutures can deliver drugs, prevent infections, and monitor wounds.

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