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With a small zap of electricity, biomedical engineers at Michigan Technological University take an underwater smart glue prototype from sticky to not in seven seconds.

University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine learning – called FluSense – that can detect coughing and crowd size in...

A low-cost, easy-to-build non-invasive ventilator aimed at supporting the breathing of patients with respiratory failure performs similarly to conventional commercial devices, according to...

Inspired by the sticky substance spiders use to catch prey, MIT engineers designed a double-sided tape that can rapidly seal tissues together. This adhesive may eventually be used in place of...

The proliferation of wearable robotics and exoskeletons is earnestly underway around the world. In virtually any area of one’s personal...

Every year, more than 4 million people in Europe are affected by infections contracted during healthcare procedures, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control...

A new method to record brain activity accurately at scale has been developed by researchers at London’s Francis Crick Institute, Stanford University, and University College London. The...

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...

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...

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....

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Gener8 Names New CEO to Fuel Growth

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,...

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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...

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

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...

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...

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

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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...

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...

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