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You’ve probably noticed over the past two months how hard it is to speak with people when half their face is hidden. You can’t hear them very well or make out their facial...

ATUM and Phylex BioSciences have entered into a collaboration to leverage ATUM’s Leap-In Transposase® platform to develop the cell line essential to the...

Scientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence...

Researchers have succeeded in detecting anti-avian influenza virus antibody in blood serum within 20 minutes, using a portable analyzer they have developed to conduct rapid...

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there’s been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly, the N95 ones worn by healthcare workers. Although these coverings...

After receiving more than 100 applications, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has selected eight U.S. manufacturers to make a new ventilator...

In the midst of the current pandemic, time is of the essence. So, when the US Department of Health & Human Services tapped Hamilton Medical, Inc. to aid the...

Keter North America Inc. has begun production of high-quality, reusable face shields at its plants in Anderson, IN, and Milton, ON, Canada. Both...

Medical staff treating patients on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic come face to face daily with the risk of exposure to the virus. Among the riskiest...

MERS, which struck South Korea in a 2015 outbreak, was caused by a coronavirus — the same family of viruses that is responsible for COVID-19 (disease: COVID-19,...

“Testing, testing, testing.” It’s a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to...

Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics received an amended emergency use authorization from FDA for the first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test that will allow people to collect...

The Weiss-Aug Group, a manufacturing partner for precision metal stamping, injection molding, and integrated component assembly, and Boulder, CO–based...

ICHORtec GmbH today has filed patent applications in the United States, Germany, and the European Union for in situ detection of the novel...

Features: FDA/Regulatory
Q&A: How Do You Protect Your IP?
Philip Nelson, a partner with Knobbe Martens, provides some insights for device companies facing challenges with intellectual property.
Learn why stainless steel fixtures and equipment are the best choice for high-traffic and high use installations.
For wearable devices to function as intended, they need to have a secure, reliable hold for the desired duration of use.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Disposable Device Treats Severe Side-Effect of Cancer
The device eliminates oral mucositis, a side effect of chemo- and radiation therapy.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration included, under the ventilator emergency use authorization (EUA), a ventilator developed by the National...

Tru-Form Plastics, Westminster, CA, has shifted its production plans to develop a face shield protective mask for healthcare workers on the front...

Medigus Ltd., a technology company developing minimally invasive tools and an innovator in direct visualization technology, has signed a binding letter of...

Academics from University College London are working with artificial intelligence (AI) firm Causaly, London, UK, to help accelerate various aspects of research...

In this Q&A, Tom Hoover, senior medical market manager for assembly technologies at Emerson, addresses the benefits of using ultrasonic technology to...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the first diagnostic test with a home collection option for COVID-19. Specifically, the FDA re-issued the...

According to China’s Science and Technology Daily, two COVID-19 inactivated vaccines have been approved for a phase I and II combined clinical trial by the National Medical Products...

Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics Corp., a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has introduced a new open-source ventilator system reference design that...

FDA has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics and its collaborators for a new collection approach that utilizes saliva as the primary test...

LauzHack — an online hackathon held by an EPFL student association in early April — proved to be a big hit. Over 100 project teams worked day and night to develop applications for...

Medtronic plc is ramping up its ventilator production, as well as collaborating with technology partners and governments to drive new ventilator innovation and production,...

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