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What are the major medical device markets? Find out here. Our news and videos focus on essential sectors, including prosthetics, drug delivery, and rehabilitation.

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Inside Story: IoMT
The company’s key markets include cardiovascular, medical-surgical, neuroscience, and diabetes.
Features: Materials
Plasma nitriding has a broad appeal to surface treat many metallic materials used in medical applications, including titanium alloys
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device infuses antibodies through the miniature fiber to the tumor to activate T cells around tumor cells.
R&D: Energy
New nanotechnology has many potential applications, including harvesting clean energy to operate devices implanted in the body through the body’s natural movements.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Quantum sensors for the brain may soon identify brain diseases like dementia, ALS, and Parkinson’s.
Supplements: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
In our winter edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
Briefs: Materials
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
The team designed an implant with LED emitters.
Briefs: Materials
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
R&D: Energy
A team used liquid gallium to test an antiviral and antimicrobial on a range of fabrics, including facemasks.
Products: Test & Measurement
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
Global Innovations: Semiconductors & ICs
A coating minimizes tissue damage by reducing friction.
Briefs: Materials
The patch can be stored for 30 days at room temperature.
INSIDER: Medical

An implant allows neuroscientists to activate or inhibit specific spinal-cord neurons by applying light at a specific wavelength. It will give researchers insight into...

Briefs: Medical
The ink could be used to make parts for tissue engineering, toxicity testing, and drug delivery.
R&D: Energy
When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing.
R&D: Materials
Researchers used individual fingertips fitted with stretchable tactile sensors with liquid metal.
Briefs: Materials
The devices eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose.
R&D: Nanotechnology
A new dissolvable microneedle patch could treat baldness and help hair regrow quickly.
INSIDER: Medical

A textile-based implant containing cartilage derived from stem cells reduced pain and restored hip joint function to baseline levels in a study of dogs with symptoms...

INSIDER: Design

A flexible polymer composite microneedle array can overcome the physicochemical bacterial biofilm present in chronic, nonhealing wounds and deliver both oxygen and...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Tiny tumbling soft robots that can be controlled with rotating magnetic fields can climb slopes, tumble upstream against fluid flow, and deposit substances at precise...

INSIDER: Imaging

Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users...

News: Medical

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated that a class of interwoven composite materials called semi-interpenetrating polymer networks (sIPNs) can be produced by living cells. The...

Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
Special Reports: Design
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Features: Materials
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
R&D: Nanotechnology
Researchers are creating new tools for a method called optogenetics, which shines light at specific neurons in the brain to excite or suppress activity.

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