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Tessy Plastics Expands Elbridge Facilities
Tessy Plastics Expands Elbridge Facilities

Tessy Plastics Corp., which specializes in injection molding and custom automated assembly solutions, has expanded the warehouse space in one of its manufacturing facilities in upstate New York. The...

Tessy Plastics Expands Elbridge Facilities
INSIDER : Medical
Artificial Intelligence Detects Leukemia
Artificial Intelligence Detects Leukemia

Researchers have shown that artificial intelligence can detect one of the most common forms of blood cancer — acute myeloid leukemia (AML) — with high reliability. Their approach is based on the...

Artificial Intelligence Detects Leukemia
INSIDER : Medical
Stretchable Device Converts Vibration to Electrical Signals
Stretchable Device Converts Vibration to Electrical Signals

A liquid electret material capable of semi-permanently retaining static electricity was used to create the world’s first bendable, stretchable vibration-powered device. Because...

Stretchable Device Converts Vibration to Electrical Signals
INSIDER : Medical
Wearable Device Improves Treatment of Swallowing Disorders
Wearable Device Improves Treatment of Swallowing Disorders

A wearable monitoring device makes treatments easier and more affordable for millions of people with swallowing disorders. The skin-mountable sensor sticker attaches firmly to the...

Wearable Device Improves Treatment of Swallowing Disorders
News : Test & Measurement
Gibraltar Laboratories Changes Name to Nelson Labs Fairfield
Gibraltar Laboratories Changes Name to Nelson Labs Fairfield

Gibraltar Laboratories will officially become Nelson Labs January 3, 2020. Nelson began implementing changes to facilitate the integration of the Gibraltar labs facilities in...

Gibraltar Laboratories Changes Name to Nelson Labs Fairfield
INSIDER : Materials
Adding Copper Strengthens 3D Printed Titanium
Adding Copper Strengthens 3D Printed Titanium

Successful trials of titanium-copper alloys for 3D printing could kickstart a new range of high-performance alloys for medical device and other applications.

Adding Copper Strengthens 3D Printed Titanium
INSIDER : AR/AI
Machine Learning, Imaging Technique May Boost Colon Cancer Diagnosis
Machine Learning, Imaging Technique May Boost Colon Cancer Diagnosis

Researchers are developing a new imaging technique that can provide accurate, real-time, computer-aided diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Using deep learning, a type of...

Machine Learning, Imaging Technique May Boost Colon Cancer Diagnosis
INSIDER : Medical
Continuous Monitoring Necessary to Reduce Risk in Medtech AI
Continuous Monitoring Necessary to Reduce Risk in Medtech AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) are increasingly transforming the healthcare sector. From spotting malignant tumors to reading CT scans and mammograms,...

Continuous Monitoring Necessary to Reduce Risk in Medtech AI
INSIDER : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Vote for Medical Design Briefs Annual Readers’ Choice Awards
Vote for Medical Design Briefs Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

Each month, the editors of Medical Design Briefs choose a Product of the Month that has exceptional technical merit and practical value for MDB’s design engineering...

Vote for Medical Design Briefs Annual Readers’ Choice Awards
INSIDER : Materials
New Coating Prevents Infection in Synthetic Vascular Grafts
New Coating Prevents Infection in Synthetic Vascular Grafts

A new coating prevents clotting and infection in synthetic vascular grafts, while also accelerating the body’s own process for integrating the grafted vessels. Variants of the...

New Coating Prevents Infection in Synthetic Vascular Grafts
INSIDER : Medical
Battery-Free Computer Input Could Be Added to Surgical Gloves
Battery-Free Computer Input Could Be Added to Surgical Gloves

Computer scientists have created a device for wearable computer input suitable for many situations, just by touching your fingertips together in different ways. The device, called...

Battery-Free Computer Input Could Be Added to Surgical Gloves
News : Energy
Stretchable and Flexible Biofuel Cell Runs on Sweat
Stretchable and Flexible Biofuel Cell Runs on Sweat

A unique new flexible and stretchable device, worn against the skin and capable of producing electrical energy by transforming the compounds present in sweat, has been developed and...

Stretchable and Flexible Biofuel Cell Runs on Sweat
News : Medical
Reconfigurable Electronics Offer Promise for Implantable Devices
Reconfigurable Electronics Offer Promise for Implantable Devices

Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically as bodies change or transform to relocate from one...

Reconfigurable Electronics Offer Promise for Implantable Devices
News : Medical
Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics
Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies, and small children without concern for skin...

Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics
INSIDER : Medical
Producing Better Guides for Medical-Image Analysis
Producing Better Guides for Medical-Image Analysis

MIT researchers have devised a method that accelerates the process for creating and customizing templates used in medical-image analysis, to guide disease diagnosis.

Producing Better Guides for Medical-Image Analysis
INSIDER : Materials
New Printing Technique Produces ‘Living’ 4D Materials
New Printing Technique Produces ‘Living’ 4D Materials

Researchers have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, which has huge potential for applications including biomedicine. The new...

New Printing Technique Produces ‘Living’ 4D Materials
INSIDER : Medical
Miniaturized Sensor Measures Babies' Oxygen Levels
Miniaturized Sensor Measures Babies' Oxygen Levels

A sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a baby’s blood oxygen levels, a vital indication of the lungs’ effectiveness and whether the baby’s tissue is receiving adequate...

Miniaturized Sensor Measures Babies' Oxygen Levels
INSIDER : Medical
Researchers Explore How Artificial Muscles Work
Researchers Explore How Artificial Muscles Work

Artificial muscles will power the soft robots and wearable devices of the future. But more needs to be understood about the underlying mechanics of these powerful structures in order to design...

Researchers Explore How Artificial Muscles Work
News : Manufacturing & Prototyping
OKAY Industries Introduces NexTech Labs
OKAY Industries Introduces NexTech Labs

OKAY Industries, a contract manufacturer that engineers components and subassemblies for original equipment manufacturers in the medical device and industrial markets, has added state-of-the-art...

OKAY Industries Introduces NexTech Labs
INSIDER : Wearables
Light-Emitting Devices Now Safer for Skin-Worn Wearables
Light-Emitting Devices Now Safer for Skin-Worn Wearables

Scientists have developed stretchable light-emitting devices called alternating-current electroluminescent (ACEL) displays that can be stuck on skin or other surfaces like a temporary...

Light-Emitting Devices Now Safer for Skin-Worn Wearables
INSIDER : Medical
Material for Regenerative Medicine Could Control Cell Immune Response
Material for Regenerative Medicine Could Control Cell Immune Response

A new material shows promise for regenerative medicine for recovery of damaged tissues and blood vessels. The 3D scaffold is made of biodegradable material and filled with...

Material for Regenerative Medicine Could Control Cell Immune Response
INSIDER : Medical
New Device Offers Unprecedented Accuracy for Eye Surgery
New Device Offers Unprecedented Accuracy for Eye Surgery

Scientists have helped develop a microscopic glass device that doctors could use to inject medicine into retinal veins with unprecedented accuracy. Their instrument meets an important...

New Device Offers Unprecedented Accuracy for Eye Surgery
News : Medical
Computational Approach Speeds Up Microscopy Imaging
Computational Approach Speeds Up Microscopy Imaging

Researchers have developed a way to enhance the imaging speed of two-photon microscopy up to five times without compromising resolution. This record-fast imaging speed will allow scientists...

Computational Approach Speeds Up Microscopy Imaging
News : Medical
Artificial Intelligence Improves Biomedical Imaging
Artificial Intelligence Improves Biomedical Imaging

Scientists at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich have used machine learning methods to improve optoacoustic imaging. This relatively young medical imaging technique can be used for...

Artificial Intelligence Improves Biomedical Imaging
News : Medical
Machine Learning Increases Resolution of Eye Imaging
Machine Learning Increases Resolution of Eye Imaging

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have devised a method for increasing the resolution of optical coherence tomography (OCT) down to a single micrometer in all directions, even in a...

Machine Learning Increases Resolution of Eye Imaging
News : Imaging
Imaging Reveals Results from Stem Cell Trial for Stroke
Imaging Reveals Results from Stem Cell Trial for Stroke

Researchers led by Sean I. Savitz, MD, reported in the journal “Stem Cells” that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I trial were not only safe and...

Imaging Reveals Results from Stem Cell Trial for Stroke
INSIDER : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pacifier Biosensor Could Help Monitor Newborn Health
Pacifier Biosensor Could Help Monitor Newborn Health

Wearable biosensors that non-invasively monitor health and fitness are growing in popularity among adults. But adapting this technology for use with babies is difficult because the devices...

Pacifier Biosensor Could Help Monitor Newborn Health

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