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Briefs: Medical
Researchers have created a flexible needle-like endoscopic imaging probe that can acquire 3D microscopic images of tissue.
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Features: Imaging
Real-time imaging at high speeds faces three primary challenges.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A deep-learning framework transforms images of intact skin acquired by an emerging noninvasive optical technology.
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R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
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Briefs: Medical
Understanding application, use case, and image resolution are key.
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Briefs: Medical

Micro- and nano-level microscopy, whether used in academic laboratories or industry, is susceptible to vibrations from the environment,...

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R&D: Medical

A new microscope system can image living tissue in real time and in molecular detail, without any chemicals or dyes. The system uses precisely tailored pulses of light to simultaneously image with...

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Briefs: Medical

Like sandblasting at the nanometer scale, focused beams of ions ablate hard materials to form intricate three-dimensional patterns. The beams can create tiny features in the...

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Briefs: Medical

Photon counting detectors with high spatiotemporal resolution are key tools of imaging techniques where picosecond timing and micrometer position imaging are required, such as time...

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Briefs: Medical

In regenerative medicine, the ideal repair material would offer properties that seem impossibly contradictory. It must be rigid and robust enough to be manipulated...

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R&D: Imaging
Electron Microscope Measures With Atomic Resolution

Capturing all transmitted electrons allows quantitative measurement of a material’s properties, such as internal electric and magnetic fields, which are important for use of the material in memory and electronics applications. A research group at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, has developed...

Briefs: Medical

In a study led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), epitaxy, or growing crystalline film layers that are templated by a crystalline substrate, is a...

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Briefs: Medical

Cracks in ceramic capacitors, devices that store electric charge in electronic circuits, can cause damage to such disparate objects as medical implants and spacecraft. The cracks, which are often hidden...

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R&D: Medical
Handheld Microscope Spots Cancerous Cells

Mechanical engineers from the University of Wisconsin are building a handheld microscope to help doctors and dentists distinguish between healthy and cancerous cells. The tool captures details up to a half millimeter beneath the tissue surface, where some types of cancerous cells originate.

Briefs: Medical

The deleterious effects of microgravity are undeniable: reduced bone mineral density, muscle atrophy, vascular remodeling, etc. These health...

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Briefs: Medical
New method allows for fast, functional imaging.

Oncology researchers rely on high-resolution imaging to see tumors and other activity deep within body tissues. Using a new high-speed,...

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Briefs: Medical

A team of scientists at Vanderbilt University have achieved the first “image fusion” of mass spectrometry and microscopy, which, they say, could dramatically improve the diagnosis and treatment of...

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Briefs: Medical

The need to image nanostructures and chemical reactions down to nanometer resolution requires a new class of x-ray microscope that can perform precision microscopy experiments using...

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R&D: Medical

Scientists seeking an inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope that can be used to identify biological samples in the field, turned to a colleague at the...

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Global Innovations: Materials
Ithree Institute, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
http://www.ithreeinstitute.uts.edu.au/about/index.html

Understanding the enemy, in this case,...

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R&D: Photonics/Optics

Nearly all lenses, whether natural, like the lens in your eye, or man-made, such as in a camera or microscope, are curved, which limits the amount of light that enters. But, using a spray-on...

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Applications: Photonics/Optics

Today, a wide array of laser technologies support an amazingly diverse range of medical and biomedical applications. In fact, it would take a large volume to discuss...

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Global Innovations: Medical
Vienna University of Technology,
Vienna, Austria
www.tuwien.ac.at/en

D r. Saideh Saghafi at the Institute for Solid State Electronics at the Vienna University of Technology has...

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Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Custom integration of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products can be complex, particularly for medical device integrators that build diagnostic instruments incorporating numerous...

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Briefs: Medical

Scanning probe microscopy (SPM) is an important tool for performing measurements at the nanoscale in imaging bacteria or proteins in biology,...

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Mission Accomplished: Medical

How does life begin and evolve? Does life exist elsewhere in the universe? What is the future of life on Earth and beyond?

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Briefs: Medical
Enhancing Tumor Drug Delivery by Laser-Activated Vascular Barrier Disruption

An obstacle to successful cancer drug therapy is the existence of drug delivery barriers, which result in insufficient and heterogeneous drug delivery to the tumor tissue. This drug delivery problem not only limits the clinical application of existing chemotherapeutics,...

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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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