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INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Researchers have identified an innovative way to harness the antioxidant and antibacterial properties of the botanical compound lawsone to make nanofiber-coated cotton bandages that fight...

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INSIDER: AR/AI

A team of researchers has developed a wearable assistive device that helps people with visual impairment ‘see’ objects around them with the help of artificial intelligence (AI)....

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INSIDER: Medical

Using a new technology, diagnosing lung cancer could become as easy as inhaling nanoparticle sensors and then taking a urine test that reveals whether a tumor is present. The new...

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INSIDER: Medical

Delivering genetic material tagged with a cellular “ZIP code” prompted cells to secrete proteins or drugs into the bloodstream that successfully treated psoriasis and cancer in...

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INSIDER: Wearables

Using a simple concept and a patented sensor that detects radioactive materials, a team has developed a patch to stop damage to healthy tissue during proton radiotherapy, one of the best...

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INSIDER: Design

Researchers have created a vaccine that can induce a strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2. The vaccine, which has been tested in mice, consists of a DNA scaffold that...

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INSIDER: Design

A tiny device could be used to improve the safety and effectiveness of cell therapy treatments for patients suffering from spinal cord injuries.

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INSIDER: Aerospace

In a test that featured half a dozen surgeons from across the United States, a miniature robot successfully completed a surgical simulation aboard the International Space...

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Trivia: Design

It’s Heart Health Month! What procedure, first used in humans in a mere 22 years ago, has become a widely used treatment option for patients with aortic valve stenosis?

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INSIDER: Materials

Confluent Medical Technologies announced at MD&M West that it has partnered with ATI to invest more than $50 million over the next several...

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INSIDER: Materials

Trelleborg Group is strengthening its position in healthcare & medical by taking yet another major step forward. Trelleborg has, through its business area...

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INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

IME West is hosting a never-before-seen dive into advanced manufacturing with its featured News and Brews Studio. Designed as a unique in-person news broadcast encompassing...

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INSIDER: Medical

Immerse yourself in the world of eco-conscious innovation at the Sustainability Lounge, a dynamic learning hub hosted in partnership with Guacamole Airplane (GA)....

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INSIDER: Materials

Chronic wounds afflict millions of people. If not treated adequately, they can lead to severe complications, including amputation of limbs. Denver-based has Vaporox developed a medical...

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INSIDER: Connectivity

Over the past several years, manufacturers have grappled with fluctuating availability of electronic components paired with limited foundry capacity. As...

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INSIDER: AR/AI

Wednesday, February 7 at 10:15 am, Jason Bean, IIoT market specialist at Pepperl+Fuchs, will address the emergence of custom GPTs and the role...

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INSIDER: Connectivity

Ten years ago, the FDA’s Premarket Cybersecurity guidance was nine pages; today, the latest premarket guidance is 57 pages long and covers...

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INSIDER: Regulations/Standards

On Tuesday, February 6 at 12:30 pm, Balazs Boznik, BSEE, Technical Director, Medical Audit, at SGS North America will discuss FDA’s plan to adopt ISO 13485.

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INSIDER: Medical

SABIC will feature new and existing material solutions for potential use in critical medical devices through the company’s exhibition (booth #3287) and in two presentations at MD&M West. On...

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INSIDER: Medical

Materials specialist Junkosha has unveiled its latest catheter-based innovation, the 1.8:1 shrink ratio Translucent PHST solution, at the MD&M West. The new product is...

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Trivia: Design

It’s Super Bowl time! What somewhat controversial technology has been embraced by the NFL to aid players in recovery from injuries?

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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a protocol that enables a molecular network with multiple transmitters. The interface of computer science and biology —the Internet of Bio-Nano Things (IoBNT) —...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have invented a lab-on-a-chip that can be 3D printed in just 30 minutes. The chip has the potential to make on-the-spot testing widely accessible.

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Quiz: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
From injury prevention to player performance monitoring, cutting-edge medical technologies such as wearable devices, advanced imaging, and data analytics have become integral components in the realm of hockey. Take this quiz to learn more about the impact of medical technology on the sport and the players.
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News: Medical

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the...

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Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The advent of Industry 4.0 marks a transformative change in the manufacturing landscape, presenting abundant prospects for enhanced efficiency, personalized solutions, and groundbreaking...

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News: Medical

MasterControl, a provider of quality and manufacturing software solutions for the life sciences industry, has released a new study analyzing five years of product recall...

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INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed an intravenous (IV) needle that softens upon insertion, minimizing risk of damage to blood vessels and tissues. The Phase-Convertible, Adapting and non-REusable...

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Trivia: Robotics, Automation & Control

What neurosurgery technique was inspired by a wine bottle opener?

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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.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Developing a Package Performance Testing Plan
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To find out more about the expertise required to develop a testing plan for package performance testing, MDB recently spoke with Sunny Modi, Director of Package Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing in Lancaster, PA.

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