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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have invented sensor-based noninvasive medical devices to make the monitoring and treatment of certain physiological and psychological conditions timelier and more precise.
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R&D: Medical

Scientists have discovered a new type of bone repairing material that could be used to more precisely fix bone defects. The bioresponsive ceramic interacts with an enzyme found in blood to be...

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R&D: Medical

A team of researchers has demonstrated a battery-free, wireless biochemical sensor that detected the blood sugar — or glucose — humans excrete from their skin when they...

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R&D: Wearables

Researchers have developed an instrument that can be clipped on to a smartphone to rapidly test for Zika virus in a single droplet of blood.

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R&D: Medical

Scientists used photoelectrochemical measurement and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy to clarify the source of titanium’s biocompatibility when implanted into the body, as with hip...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Measuring devices that perform disease tests simply and quickly from small amounts of blood, urine, saliva, and other bodily fluids are extremely important for accurate diagnosis and verifying...

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R&D: Medical

A new COVID-19 test could have a huge social and economic impact and completely change the response in the travel and leisure industries. The project is looking to create a handheld...

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Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Hokkaido University scientists and colleagues have designed a prototype biosensor that detects levels of ATP and lactates in a patient’s blood.
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R&D: Medical
A single-use sensor strip can be used with a circuit board.
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R&D: Wearables
A new technology offers a needle-free, painless and easy-to-use method for collecting blood samples.
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Global Innovations: Wearables
A needle-free technology allows people with diabetes to measure blood sugar levels without having to stick a needle into their fingertips.
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R&D: Medical
A new platform provides visual detection analysis for lung cancer and ketosis/diabetes via different testing probes.
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R&D: Test & Measurement
A diagnostic nanoparticle can reveal the presence of cancerous proteins.
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Briefs: Medical
The candy was used as an electrode to detect salt and electrolyte levels in saliva.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The proposed system will help prevent the onset of diabetes.
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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using a new minuscule device, researchers can implant insulin-secreting cells into diabetic mice
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
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Briefs: AR/AI
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
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Briefs: Medical
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
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Features: Test & Measurement
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
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R&D: IoMT
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.
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R&D: Materials
Researchers have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
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Briefs: Materials
Medical device OEMs often face a tough decision: Use HCR or LSR for medical device component manufacturing?
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Briefs: Wearables
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
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R&D: Medical
Wearable sensors would be placed near the tear duct or mouth to collect biofluid samples.
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R&D: Medical
A silicone aorta can reduce how hard patients’ hearts have to pump.
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Briefs: Software
Specialized computational algorithms provide for highly efficient DNA sequence analysis.
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Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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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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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Sterilization for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish a safe and effective EO Sterilization for medical devices, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, director of microbiology for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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