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A new viral screening test diagnoses COVID-19 in a matter of minutes with a portable, pocket-sized machine. It also simultaneously tests for other viruses — like influenza...

Researchers have transformed copper nanowires into metal foams that could be used in facemasks and air filtration systems. The foams filter efficiently and...

The "Evolving To MedDev" 2021 digital event will provide automotive and aerospace companies with practical information about how they can enter into the medical device supply chain.
An appropriate aesthetic can be much more than consequential cosmetics; it can improve ease-of-use and safety.
Learn the basics of heat shrink tubing and its use in medical device manufacturing.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has launched a new surveillance solution designed to deliver fast and highly reliable insight into the presence of in-air pathogens, including...

A new study shows for the first time that lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs for a year were capable of growth within the recipient. The valves also showed reduced...

A pinprick test accurately measures the concentration of coronavirus antibodies in blood in under one hour. And it’s cheap — costing about tenth of current tests.

A team of researchers has developed a low-cost, mass-producible ventilator to help address the worldwide shortage. Because the ventilator is developed specifically for...

A new saliva-based COVID-19 is less invasive than many of the traditional nasal swab tests in use, and researchers say it is sensitive, specific, and can deliver results at a...

Rapid COVID-19 tests are on the rise to deliver results faster to more people, and scientists need an easy, foolproof way to know that these tests work...

Mulherin helped to bring the CellSearch circulating tumor cell instruments and kits to the market.
Anim won back-to-back recognition when the Professional Organization of Woman of Excellence Recognized (P.O.W.E.R) named her 2019 Engineer of the Year.
More than ever, women are making a huge impact in medical science and engineering.
Chen unexpectedly discovered that certain proteins detect DNA.

A specific and sensitive COVID-19 diagnostic that would integrate eRapid technology with the transistor sensor technology could enable simultaneous electrochemical sensing of...

Ford is stepping up its drive to encourage Americans to #FinishStrong in the battle against COVID-19 with the announcement of three new initiatives that include new...

A rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test is based on a biosensor consisting of a genetically modified brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), which changes color if human ACE2...

A COVID-19 testing method uses a smartphone microscope to analyze saliva samples and deliver results in about 10 minutes. The researchers aim to combine the speed of existing nasal...

Rapid, sensitive diagnosis of COVID-19 is essential for early treatment, contact tracing and reducing viral spread. However, some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 receive...

The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.

A new negative pressure ventilator that could provide additional treatment options for patients with respiratory failure, including those with COVID-19...

A patented filtration material from Senturion+ has been proven to block and inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus with a 98.8 percent removal efficacy rate. Scientists from...

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Laser Restructuring Enhances Electrode Performance and Durability

A new surface modification process enhances the properties of the metal alloys used for implantable medical electrodes. Called laser restructuring, this patented process...

Researchers are developing and testing a new microneedle array platform capable of delivering vaccines directly into the skin, with the particular goal of improving...

Researchers have designed an open-faced helmet for patient use that is connected to a medical-grade air filtration pump from the top that creates a reverse flow...

A single-shot vaccine that does not require a cold-chain for storage or transport contains nanoparticles studded with the same proteins that comprise the...

A new diagnostic test is an accurate and reliable method for determining whether individuals are protected against COVID-19. The technology identifies neutralizing antibodies —...

Researchers are developing a smart vaccine device that will both deliver the COVID-19 vaccine and measure its efficacy through monitoring the body’s associated response. The...

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