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Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method of 3D-printing gels and other soft materials. It has the potential to create...

Pacemakers and other implantable cardiac devices that are used to monitor and treat arrhythmias and other heart problems have generally had one of two drawbacks. First, they are made...

Sensors that monitor a patient’s condition during and after medical procedures can be expensive, uncomfortable, and even dangerous. Now, an international team of researchers has...

Researchers developed a new class of medical instruments equipped with an advanced soft electronics system that could dramatically improve the diagnoses and treatments of a number of...

Cadence, Inc. has been awarded a bronze medal for sustainability from EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings. Cadence’s rating is derived from EcoVadis’...

Frequent cleaning and surface disinfection — already proven to help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) — has become even more critical due to the...

Greenlight Guru, a medical device quality management software (MDQMS) platform, has teamed up with Nelson Labs, a global provider of microbiology and analytical chemistry testing for...

Spectrum Plastics Group, a specialty medical packaging, component, and contract manufacturer, has closed on the acquisition of PeelMaster Medical Packaging Corporation...

The crow-like Confuciusornis, which lived about 120 million years ago, was one of the first birds to evolve a beak. Unfortunately, early beak evolution lacks sufficient study. Using an imaging...

Army-funded research developed a microwave radiation sensor with 100,000 times higher sensitivity than currently available commercial sensors. Researchers said better detection of microwave radiation will...

Just as your skeleton helps your body move, fine skeleton-like filaments within your cells help cellular structures move. Researchers have developed an imaging method that lets them monitor a...

SentiAR, a pioneer in visualization technologies for surgical applications, has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its CommandEP™ system, the first holographic...

While traditional electronic systems have an inherently rigid form factor, developments in manufacturing processes and materials are enabling a new world of flexible...

Purdue University innovators are working on inventions to use micro-chip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to...

A team of engineers and physicians at the University of California San Diego has developed a low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients that is...

Researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University are working on a new way to detect blood clots, especially in pediatric patients.

Duke physician Eric Westman was an early champion of using masks to curtail the spread of coronavirus, working with a local non-profit in North Carolina to provide free...

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Inside Story: Nordion

Nordion is one of the pioneers in using Cobalt-60 for gamma sterilization. The company has been building irradiators and shipping Cobalt sources around the world for more than 50 years and continues to be a leader...

By investigating insect surfaces, Penn State researchers have detailed an unidentified nanostructure that can be used to engineer stronger, more resilient water-repellent coatings. With...

Doorknobs, light switches, shopping carts. Fear runs rampant nowadays when it comes to touching common surfaces because of the rapid spread of the coronavirus. A Virginia...

Masks, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are essential for protecting healthcare workers. However, the textiles and materials used in such items can absorb and carry...

New coatings on implants could help make them more compatible. Researchers at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a new method of applying...

Freudenberg Medical, a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished products for the medical device industry, has acquired the dedicated...

Spiders. What are they good for? More than just insect control! Spider silk is useful for a variety of biomedical applications. It exhibits mechanical properties superior to...

New imaging technology allows scientists to see the widespread loss of brain synapses in early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that one day may aid in drug development,...

A team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide and the University of Stuttgart has used 3D micro-printing to develop the world’s smallest, flexible scope for looking...

A type of wearable brain scanner is revealing new possibilities for understanding and diagnosing mental illness now that the technology has been expanded to scan the whole brain with...

Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a relatively modern technique that enables surgeons to perform operations through small incisions. Compared to traditional, ‘open’...

Glenbrook Technologies, based in Randolph, NJ, has been chosen by several institutions to supply its LabScope™ for preclinical medical research. The LabScope is a patented low-dose,...

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