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Briefs: Medical
A team of scientists has developed novel technology with the potential to change the future of drug delivery. The device developed represents the first implantable drug-delivery system that is triggered by external light sources of different wavelengths, and not by electronics.
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Briefs: Wearables
A bionic pancreas — a wearable, pocket-sized, automated insulin delivery device — has been cleared by the FDA. The iLet Bionic Pancreas is now commercially available.
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Briefs: Wearables
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The materials are suitable for use in soft tissue repair or flexible bioelectronics.
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Global Innovations: Materials
See the kind of impact that xenon has on coatings.
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Briefs: Design
Changing the shape of the blade will expand the possibilities of using the laser in medicine.
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Briefs: Medical
Tests show that ‘magnetoelectric’ power is viable option for clinical-grade implants.
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Briefs: Medical
3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease.
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Features: Medical
How to make sense of the 566-page Medical Device Regulation (MDR). This article focuses on a strategy to address material information and what should be included in a gap analysis.
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Briefs: Medical
The flexible device harvests heats from the human body.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In the process, a high-yield electrodeposition is applied on certain conductive substrates.
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Features: Design
Zahabi's passion to understand human behavior led her to a career in industrial and systems engineering.
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Briefs: Medical

Brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) are rarely found outside of medical clinics, where the disabled receive hours or days of training in order to operate wheelchairs with their minds. Now the...

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Global Innovations: Medical

Cuts, scrapes, blisters, burns, splinters, and punctures — there are a number of ways our skin can be broken. Most treatments for skin wounds involve simply placing a barrier over them (usually an...

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Briefs: Wearables

A research team led by Tufts University engineers has developed a 3D printed pill that samples bacteria found in the gut — known as the microbiome — as it passes...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

A team of polymer chemists and engineers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new methodology that can be used to create a class of stretchable polymer...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The piezoelectric materials that inhabit everything from our cell phones to musical greeting cards may be getting an upgrade thanks to work discussed in the journal Nature Materials....

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Arc welding and additive manufacturing are hugely important for creating large metal components relatively inexpensively and quickly. New research by a...

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Global Innovations: Medical
University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, TX
www.utexas.edu
Seoul National University,
Seoul, South Korea
www.useoul.edu

Scientists report they have...

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Briefs: Medical

Defects in the lattice of diamonds produce more than just beautiful coloration. A new approach developed by researchers at UC Berkeley's College of...

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Bacterial cellulose (BC) nanofibers are promising building blocks for the development of sustainable materials with the potential to outperform conventional...

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Briefs: IoMT

Monitoring in real time what happens in and around our bodies can be invaluable in the context of healthcare or clinical studies, but not so easy to do. That could soon change thanks to new,...

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Briefs: Medical

An at-home Pap smear test is designed to reduce anxiety associated with the procedure and give women more control over their health without interfering with their work or social life. The Domi Care,...

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Briefs: Test & Measurement

The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Newark College of Engineering has opened a training-focused, rapid prototyping facility that is central to both the university’s...

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Briefs: Materials

Sutures and staples are the traditional methods for closing surgical incisions and wounds in emergency situations. However, these methods can be inadequate in complex...

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Briefs: Medical

A new system combines a new way to deliver drugs, via a micro-needle patch, with drugs that are known to turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat. This...

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Briefs: Medical

The WHO reports an estimated 429,000 malaria deaths each year. The disease mostly affects tropical and sub-tropical regions and in particular the African continent. The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate...

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Global Innovations: Medical
École Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanne,
Switzerland
https://actu.epfl.ch

Neurologists often use electrical impulses to stimulate and read brain signals....

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Briefs: Materials

To repair ruptured or pierced organs and tissues, surgeons commonly use staples, sutures and wires to bring and hold the wound edges together so that they can heal. However, these...

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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

Inside Story

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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