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Learn what's trending in medical device testing and design. Explore the latest medical products, applications, and technical briefs covering simulation & design software; advanced measuring instruments; and monitoring systems, devices, and instrumentation.

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R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
White Papers: Medical
A Practical Energy Efficiency Solution For Life Science Utilizing Industry 4.0

“Internet of Things” (IoT) and “Industry 4.0” (I4.0) are buzzwords in the process manufacturing and automation world, with far-reaching benefits...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
Products: Test & Measurement
An evaluation kit form Sensirion enables ventilator manufacturers to take proximal measurements of respiratory gas rates.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
Features: Wearables
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
INSIDER: Design

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated a tablet-sized device that can reliably detect multiple COVID-19 antibodies and biomarkers simultaneously. Initial results show the test can...

Features: Tubing & Extrusion
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Briefs: Wearables
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
Products: Imaging
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Features: Test & Measurement
Learn the key parameters for evaluating the chemical resistance of your materials.
From the Editor: Test & Measurement
"BlowFISH" is changing the future of the healthcare landscape, providing diagnosis faster and with more accuracy than ever before.
Features: Photonics/Optics
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Products: Data Acquisition
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Control Under Pressure

Biomedical and life science applications depend on precise, repeatable liquid handling. Pressure-controlled liquid dispensing systems provide a simple, quick and cost-effective way to dose nanoliter- to...

Briefs: Medical
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Features: FDA/Regulatory
While many devices have received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for short-term use, new testing procedures are needed for the long-term.
News: Test & Measurement

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

R&D: Test & Measurement

A cost-efficient COVID-19 antibody test costs less than $2 per test and is used with a desktop detection system that is suitable for point-of-care situations like clinics and physician offices.

R&D: Imaging
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
Products: Electronics & Computers
CAD software, edge connectors, optical adhesives, and more.

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