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The wings of some insects, such as the cicada and dragonfly, possess nanopillar structures that kill bacteria upon contact. However, to date, the precise mechanisms that cause bacterial...

A variety of medical devices can be inserted into the gastrointestinal tract to treat, diagnose, or monitor GI disorders. Many of these have to be removed by endoscopic surgery once...

Novel biosensors allow the simultaneous study of both neuronal activity and transcription factor dynamics.
A new tool for medical professionals may help shed light on tumors.
Simon Fraser University researchers will use their pioneering imaging technology – called Mango, for its bright color – to develop coronavirus testing kits.
Researchers have tested a new imaging method to understand the brain as an individual develops Alzheimer's disease.

The Weiss-Aug Group, a manufacturing partner for precision metal stamping, injection molding, and integrated component assembly, and Boulder, CO–based...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control
Robotic Surgery Market Rapidly Expanding

The robotic surgery market is currently in a rapid state of expansion. It has welcomed dozens of new companies in the last decade, and the range of technologies, uses, and applications of robotic...

Amada Miyachi America Corp., which manufactures welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and systems, has changed its name to Amada Weld Tech. Amada Miyachi America...

Danish hearing aid maker Widex has developed a hearing aid that combines the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning with two ultra-fast signal pathways to...

Researchers have designed a tiny portable lab device that plugs into a phone, connecting it automatically to a doctor’s office through a custom app. With a single drop of blood or...

Web Industries Inc., a precision converter and contract manufacturing organization (CMO), has allocated priority production capacity at its Holliston, MA, plant to...

Scientists have developed live-cell imaging that enables the first visualization of hidden processes in plants. The new technique records movies of fundamental processes in flower development...

Scientists at the University of California San Diego have a clearer idea of what happens in the brain during courtship and mating, thanks to the evolution of an advanced imaging system...

Researchers have described CT imaging features that aid in the early detection and diagnosis of the coronavirus in a study led by Dr. Michael Chung, M.D., assistant professor in the...

Researchers have harnessed the power of a type of artificial intelligence known as deep learning to create a new laser-based system that can image around corners in real time....

A noninvasive, wearable, magnetic brain stimulation device could improve motor function in stroke patients. In an initial clinical trial of 30 chronic ischemic...

A breakthrough design could spare children from repeated operations to replace outgrown valves and could also benefit adults with valve defects. The new design could allow...

Engineers have created the first neural implant that can be both programmed and charged remotely with a magnetic field. Their breakthrough may make possible embedded devices like...

A device the size of a wristwatch can monitor an individual’s body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health...

A radical noninvasive technology can be used to diagnose respiratory lung diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and lung cancer, and potentially fast-track treatments for...

A new MRI tool can identify cases of ovarian cancer that are difficult to diagnose using standard methods. The tool has produced encouraging results in a clinical study and its impact...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Making 3-D Printing Smarter with Machine Learning

Manufacturers, medical device companies, and the general public will soon have access to powerful AI-driven 3D printing software, the result of six years of research.

The consequences of workplace automation will likely impact just about every aspect of our lives, and scholars and policymakers need to start thinking about it far more broadly if they...

Microelectronics like semiconductor devices are at the heart of the many medical technologies, and it is essential to find new ways to continue to pack more circuitry...

Gener8, a product realization company in the life sciences and medical device markets, has named David Brakenwagen CEO as it announces changes within its executive leadership. The company’s founder,...

In this Q&A, Hayley Haggarty, general manager, Advanced Manufacturing Group, discusses the evolution of MD&M West.

This year’s MD&M West conference program features new formats — including Lightning Workshops, Tech Talk Panels, and exclusive networking opportunities — designed to meet...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping
More to Explore Alongside MD&M West

In addition to MD&M West, four additional trade shows are running alongside the medical device expo. These shows feature experts and suppliers from related industries like plastics, automation,...

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