Peristaltic Fill/Finish System

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, Cornwall, UK, has unveiled a new highly accurate peristaltic fill/finish system. A wide variety of modules are available for...

Medical Adhesives

Epoxy Technology, Billerica, MA, has completed ISO 10993 testing of its previously Class VI adhesives, as well as the addition of 12 new medical-device-grade...

Medical-Grade Connectivity Framework

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), Sunnyvale, CA, has added a variety of new capabilities to its connectivity software, RTI Connext DDS. Based on the Data...

In a new paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from universities in Scotland and China, working together with the...

A new ultrasensitive diagnostic device invented by researchers at the University of Kansas, The University of Kansas Cancer Center, and KU Medical Center could allow...

The Polymerization Process Research Group of the Polymat Institute of the UPV/EHU–University of the Basque Country has efficiently encapsulated semiconductor nanocrystals...

The increasing demand for miniaturized electronics and Internet of Things (IoT) devices has created new challenges for the specialists who design microdevices such as...

NIBIB-funded engineers are designing and testing aortic heart valve replacements made of polymers rather than animal heart tissues. The goal is to optimize performance of these valves in an...

Reel-to-reel insert molding can prove a more efficient process for design engineers when it comes to lowering assembly costs. The process is best suited for products that require dimensional stability and need to function in harsh environments.

A new way to image calcium activity is based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and allows them researchers to peer much deeper into the brain. Using this technique, they can track...

When a baby is placed into a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), its vitals are continuously recorded through electrodes placed on the skin with wires attached to monitoring platforms. Researchers are...

R&D : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Implant Tracks Rogue Brain Chemicals

Engineers have built a tiny, flexible sensor that is faster and more precise than past attempts at tracking this chemical, called glutamate. The sensor, an implantable device on the spinal cord, is...

R&D : Nanotechnology
Temperature-Controlled Materials

Researchers have designed a temperature-controllable copper-based material for sieving or storing different kinds of gases. The rationale used to design the material could act as a blueprint for developing...

Converting light into electrical signals is essential for a number of future applications including imaging, optical communication, and biomedical sensing. Researchers have developed a new molecular...

A research team has developed tiny optical elements from metal nanoparticles and a polymer that one day could replace traditional refractive lenses to realize portable imaging systems and...

As the medical device industry continues to grow rapidly, manufacturers must contend with a variety of challenges if they wish to differentiate products in a highly...

Global Innovations : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Ultrasensitive Heat Sensor for Wound Healing and Electronic Skin

Scientists at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics have developed an ultrasensitive heat sensor that is flexible, transparent, and printable. The results have potential for a...

INSIDER : Robotics, Automation & Control
Soft Robotics: Perception Inspired by Humans

A perception system for soft robots was inspired by the way humans process information about their own bodies in space and in relation to other objects and people. The system includes a motion...

An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves and perform routine personal care tasks...

INSIDER : Robotics, Automation & Control
Assistive Robot Learns to Help Disabled Eat

About a million Americans with injury or age-related disabilities need someone to help them eat. Now NIBIB funded engineers have taught a robot the strategies needed to pick up food with a fork and...

MICRO, a manufacturer of medical device components, has expanded by 50,000 sq. ft with a third building in Somerset, NJ (130 Belmont Drive, Somerset, NJ). The new office is located conveniently between...

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, has expanded its presence in the Asia...

Artificial intelligence (AI) and whole genome analysis are poised to turn the world of healthcare on its head. Advances in recent years have taken the cutting-edge technologies...

Researchers have developed a wearable biosensor resembling a bandage that samples sweat and uses a simple color-changing assay to quantify various components. Compared with other biofluids...

INSIDER : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Tiny Sensor Tracks Chemical Linked to Migraines

Engineers have built a tiny, flexible sensor that is faster and more precise than past attempts at tracking a chemical associated with nasty migraines. The sensor, an implantable device on the...

Guided by computer simulations, an international team of researchers has developed an adhesive patch that can provide support for damaged heart tissue, potentially reducing the stretching of...

White Papers : Medical
Benefits of Using Glass Components in Biotechnology, Medical Device, Point-of-Care & Pharmaceutical Industries

Glass is a clean and inexpensive material that is easily manufactured for One-Time Use Applications frequently required in the medical field. Many advances in manufacturing technology have brought forth new products made from glass...

News : Sensors/Data Acquisition
DMD Conference: The Future of Cybersecurity
The way forward in developing rigorous cybersecurity is “designing security in from the get-go,” says Kevin Fu, associate professor at the University of Michigan. Fu made his remarks in his keynote presentation at the Design of Medical Devices conference at the University of Minnesota in April 2019.

A toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system aims to lower the hospital readmission rates of patients with congestive heart failure. The toilet seats, which would be purchased by hospitals...

A prototype wearable device, tested in animal models, can continuously collect live cancer cells directly from a patient’s blood. The device could be an alternative to biopsy and could help...

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