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Explore articles that will help you test your medical devices and software. Validation techniques include environmental monitoring, biocompatibility testing, packaging validation, and sterilization services.

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R&D: Photonics/Optics
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: AR/AI
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Briefs: Wearables
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
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: Test & Measurement
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.
Features: Materials
See how medical disposables are leading to a growth in the use of bioplastics.
Products: Motion Control
Barcode readers, risk-management software, servo drives, and more.
R&D: Nanotechnology
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Features: Test & Measurement
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: Test & Measurement

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: Imaging
NIST researchers are in the early stages of a massive undertaking to design and build a fleet of tiny ultra-sensitive thermometers.
Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Sealed pump systems can dramatically improve the safety and efficiency of chemical transfer.
Products: Materials
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: Electronics & Computers
"The health system of the future will be consumer-centric, wellness-oriented, care everywhere, and digitally connected,” says one expert.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Scientists are developing a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
News: Medical

Frequent cleaning and surface disinfection — already proven to help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) — has become even more critical due to the...

Supplements: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
R&D: Test & Measurement
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
Blog: Test & Measurement

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has learned about a wide variety of medical tools and technologies used to prevent, test for, and treat the virus. From ventilators and N95 masks, to...

Features: Software
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.

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