Keyword: Biological sciences

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Briefs: Test & Measurement
The sensitivity of the decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer now detects four additional biomarkers.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The patch can be stored for 30 days at room temperature.
R&D: Materials
A team used liquid gallium to test an antiviral and antimicrobial on a range of fabrics, including facemasks.
Briefs: Materials
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
Features: Data Acquisition
The FDA will focus on data management and digitizing healthcare.
Briefs: Medical
The device was inspired by nature, specifically insect legs and flagella.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The miniaturization of microelectronic sensor technology, microelectronic robots, and intravascular implants is progressing rapidly. However, it also poses major challenges...

Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
R&D: Materials
A coating can be applied to endotracheal tubes and release antimicrobial peptides that target infectious bacteria with specificity.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Features: Test & Measurement
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.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A novel system can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
R&D: Green Design & Manufacturing
Chemists are studying shellfish to develop new, safer, and more sustainable adhesives for a variety of uses, including bandages and other medical applications.
R&D: Packaging & Sterilization
The coatings prevent inflammation or implant rejection.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn how sealing materials have been developed to meet the most stringent needs in life sciences applications.
Briefs: Medical
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
Briefs: Wearables
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
Briefs: Medical
The materials change shape over time in response to stimuli.
Briefs: Medical
A phased approach helps maximize return on investment.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Specialized computational algorithms provide for highly efficient DNA sequence analysis.
R&D: Test & Measurement
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers used some architectural features from spiderwebs to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
R&D: Electronics & Computers
A biodegradable, transparent, flexible and fast-acting thermo-therapy patch from plant leaves is compatible with flexible electronic applications.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A gelatin-based hydrogel addresses the problems presented in constructing wearable pressure-sensitive sensors.
Global Innovations: Materials
Smart dressings made of silk and nanodiamonds effectively sensed wound temperature.

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