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News: Medical

Researchers at Northwestern and George Washington (GW) universities have developed the first-ever transient pacemaker – a wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacing...

Products: Electronics & Computers
EMI filters, plastic optic fibers, power modules, and more.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.
Briefs: Medical
UC San Diego engineers wants to know: How do different parts of the brain communicate with each other during learning and memory formation?
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

A team of has demonstrated how adding brain stimulation evokes tactile sensations that make it easier for the operator to manipulate a brain-controlled robotic arm. In their experiment,...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology, newly developed exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own....

INSIDER: Medical

A membrane made from threads of a polymer commonly used in vascular sutures can be loaded with therapeutic drugs and implanted in the body, where mechanical forces...

Supplements: AR/AI
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
Briefs: Imaging
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
R&D: Packaging & Sterilization
The coatings prevent inflammation or implant rejection.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
INSIDER: Medical

MRSA skin infections are often treated with intravenous injection of antibiotics, which can cause significant side effects and promote the development of resistant bacterial...

Global Innovations: Nanotechnology
To highlight tumors in the body for cancer diagnosis, doctors can use tiny optical probes (nanoprobes) that light up when they attach to tumors.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
High consistency rubbers (HCRs) give medical device manufacturers the versatility they need for demanding therapeutic applications.
R&D: AR/AI
A new reinforcement learning (RL) based artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm calculates the amount of insulin needed for a diabetic patient and injects it automatically.
INSIDER: Design

New research could help solve a major challenge in the deployment of certain COVID-19 vaccines worldwide — the need for the vaccines to be kept at below-freezing temperatures...

Features: AR/AI
See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.
Global Innovations: Materials
EPFL researchers have developed a new type of retinal implant for people who have become blind due to the loss of photoreceptor cells in their retinas.
News: Medical

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have invented a smartphone-controlled soft brain implant that can be recharged wirelessly from outside the...

Global Innovations: Materials
See the kind of impact that xenon has on coatings.
INSIDER: Medical

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

INSIDER: Design

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...

INSIDER: Medical

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...

Supplements: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
Briefs: Medical
A novel 3D printed prosthetic arm is more comfortable, flexible, and cheaper than a conventional prosthesis.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.
Features: Medical
An award-winning pacing system eliminates shocks, leads, and wires.

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