Keyword: Research and development

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Features: AR/AI
The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
Features: Materials
Learn the history of this game-changing medical material and the latest hydrocolloid developments and applications.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
Researchers are creating new tools for a method called optogenetics, which shines light at specific neurons in the brain to excite or suppress activity.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed a rapid, highly accurate test to detect antibodies against the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 in human serum.
Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
Features: Design
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
R&D: Materials
A coating can be applied to endotracheal tubes and release antimicrobial peptides that target infectious bacteria with specificity.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Automation removes the possibility of human error in high-precision or repetitive processes.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn about a polymer material being explored for complex joint prosthesis systems.
R&D: Wearables
An intra-oral device is fitted by a dental professional to the upper and lower back teeth.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Global Innovations: Nanotechnology
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have engineered new antimicrobial surfaces that can significantly reduce the formation of bacteria on medical instruments, such as urinary catheters, and reduce the risk of patient infection while in hospital.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
R&D: Energy
Researchers report the design and fabrication of single-wall carbon nanotube thermoelectric devices on flexible polyimide substrates as a basis for wearable energy converters.
Briefs: Medical
UC San Diego engineers wants to know: How do different parts of the brain communicate with each other during learning and memory formation?
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.
Briefs: Wearables
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Briefs: Materials
Next-generation sutures can deliver drugs, prevent infections, and monitor wounds.
Briefs: Wearables
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
R&D: Tubing & Extrusion
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Briefs: Medical
Modifications to existing N95 masks improve their reusability.
R&D: Photonics/Optics

A research team has developed a portable device that produces high-resolution 3D images of human skin within 10 minutes. The team says the portable skin mapping (imaging) device could be used to assess...

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