Keyword: Hydrogen fuel


Briefs: Medical

For patients with second-degree burns, it’s not always the initial injury that hurts most. The daily, sometimes hours-long bandage changes can be the most excruciating...

Briefs: Medical
Researchers tame aerogel by freezing it.

Graphene, which was discovered in 2004, is 1 million times thinner than a human hair, 300 times stronger than steel, and is the best known conductor of heat and...

Briefs: Medical
Batteries can last longer after hydrogen treatment.

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) say that lithium ion batteries can operate longer as well as faster when their...

R&D: Medical
Mouth Guard Detects Key Diabetes Marker

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a mouth guard that monitors health markers, such as lactate, cortisol, and uric acid, in saliva. The information can then be wirelessly transmitted to a smartphone, laptop, or tablet.

Global Innovations: Medical
Norwegian University of Science and Technology,
Trondheim, Norway

Silver, which has non-toxic qualities, is often used as a coating on medical equipment used for...

Global Innovations: Medical
Ludwig-Maximilians University and Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics Munich, Germany

A team of physicists at Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich and the Max...

Global Innovations: Medical
Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Devices that support various functions of our bodies are being used...

Briefs: Imaging

A laboratory apparatus has been devised as a means of studying plausible biogeochemical reactions under high-pressure, low-temperature aqueous, anaerobic conditions like those...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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Rapid Precision Prototyping Program Speeds Medtech Product Development

Rapid prototyping technologies play an important role in supporting new product development (NPD) by companies that are working to bring novel and innovative products to market. But in advanced industries where products often make use of multiple technologies, and where meeting a part’s exacting tolerances is essential, speed without precision is rarely enough. In such advanced manufacturing—including the medical device and surgical robotics industries — the ability to produce high-precision prototypes early in the development cycle can be critical for meeting design expectations and bringing finished products to market efficiently.

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First, Do No Harm: Changing Strategies to Prove Your Medical Device Is Safe