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EDGe Surgical, Inc., a company focused on developing and manufacturing smart orthopedic and spine surgical instruments, has been granted patent 10,912,483 titled “Handheld...

Mactac®, a LINTEC Company, has acquired Duramark Products Inc., previously known as Ritrama USA. The acquisition consists of the company’s Minneapolis, MN, and Moore,...

March 2021 — News and updates from the medical technology community.

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Western Australia have developed a new imaging method to see where antibiotics have reached bacteria within tissues. The...

New research by the University of Kent has found that optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging technology can be used to distinguish between legitimate and counterfeit travel...

As LEDs replace traditional lighting systems, they bring more smart capabilities to everyday lighting. While you might use your smartphone to dim LED lighting at home,...

A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumor biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the...

Sotera Health, a global provider of mission-critical sterilization and lab-testing and advisory services, has acquired Montana-based BioScience Laboratories. This acquisition...

Many surgeries are performed via minimally invasive procedures, resulting in less pain and shorter recovery times compared to open surgery. However, surgeons can face challenges at...

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have invented a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the...

A new kind of wearable device could deliver real-time medical data to those with eye or mouth diseases, according to a Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics...

Medical device M&A deals, led by Koninklijke Philips’ $2.8 billion acquisition of BioTelemetry, totaled $4.5 billion in Q4 2020, according to GlobalData’s deals...

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’...

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...

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...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensor Could Bolster Thermal 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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