Keyword: Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

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R&D: Energy
When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
INSIDER: Medical

Tiny tumbling soft robots that can be controlled with rotating magnetic fields can climb slopes, tumble upstream against fluid flow, and deposit substances at precise...

INSIDER: Medical

Researchers are reporting a breakthrough in the field of materials science and engineering with the development of an electrochemical actuator that uses specialized organic...

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.
Special Reports: Motion Control
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device uses soft robotics, ultra-thin electronics, and microfluidics.
Briefs: Medical
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Packaging & Sterilization
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.
Global Innovations: Electronics & Computers
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
UC San Diego engineers wants to know: How do different parts of the brain communicate with each other during learning and memory formation?
INSIDER: Materials

A membrane made from threads of a polymer commonly used in vascular sutures can be loaded with therapeutic drugs and implanted in the body, where mechanical forces...

Supplements: Tubing & Extrusion
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new technique that mimics the ancient Japanese art of kirigami may offer an easier way to fabricate complex 3D nanostructures for use in applications, including healthcare.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
INSIDER: Materials

A new method allows for a laser-driven integration of metals into polymers to form electrically conductive composites. The development of flexible electronics, IoT...

Global Innovations: Medical
To highlight tumors in the body for cancer diagnosis, doctors can use tiny optical probes (nanoprobes) that light up when they attach to tumors.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
Tiny photonic devices could be used to monitor a person’s health.
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.
INSIDER: Medical

A new viral screening test diagnoses COVID-19 in a matter of minutes with a portable, pocket-sized machine. It also simultaneously tests for other viruses — like influenza...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The surface waves provide a thermal transport solution.
INSIDER: Nanotechnology

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cell phone. Engineers...

INSIDER: Design

Rapid COVID-19 tests are on the rise to deliver results faster to more people, and scientists need an easy, foolproof way to know that these tests work...

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