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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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INSIDER: Medical

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: Photonics/Optics
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: Electronics & Computers
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Products: Imaging
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
Features: Materials
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Briefs: Medical
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: Software
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
White Papers: Medical
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Medical

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: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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: Test & Measurement
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
Products: Medical
CAD software, edge connectors, optical adhesives, and more.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
How do know whether the system that you specify is sufficient for your demanding — and potentially lifesaving — application? Read these 6 tips.
Features: Test & Measurement
"The health system of the future will be consumer-centric, wellness-oriented, care everywhere, and digitally connected,” says one expert.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Scientists are developing a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
R&D: Imaging
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
R&D: Medical
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
Features: Tubing & Extrusion
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Products: Test & Measurement
Auto-injectors, transmitters, laser scanners, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Inspection, measurement, and documentation are critical elements.

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