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Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
From the Editor: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new report from research firm Evaluate gives the medtech industry a fair grade for its performance in 2021.
Briefs: Medical
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
News: Photonics/Optics

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have designed one of the most precise stopwatches – not for timing Olympic sprinters but for counting single photons, the tiny packets of...

News: AR/AI

The chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UVA Health is developing an artificial-intelligence technology for heart imaging that can potentially improve care for patients, allowing...

News: Imaging

The highest-ever resolution imaging of an infectious prion provides the first atomic-level data of how these abnormal proteins are assembled to cause fatal neurodegenerative diseases – and how...

News: Imaging

Processes and structures within the body that are normally hidden from the eye can be made visible through medical imaging. Scientists use imaging to investigate the complex functions of...

Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
Products: Communications
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
Briefs: Medical
AI enables examination of hearts for scar tissue, eliminating the need for contrast injections.
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Products: Motion Control
A smart function kit, thermoelectric coolers, positioning stages, and more.
INSIDER: Imaging

Researchers have developed a proof-of-concept wearable x-ray detector prepared from nontoxic metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) layered between flexible plastic and gold...

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Understanding application, use case, and image resolution are key.
Products: Materials
Reference design kits, smart textiles, thermoplastic elastomers, and more.
Features: Imaging
Before you select RF components for an MRI machine, make sure you first understand the basic physics of the technology.
Products: Software
CT software, electric robot, molding material, and more.
Supplements: Data Acquisition
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Medical connectors, servo positioners, SMT jumpers, and more.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The tool shows promise for imaging brain activity in 3D with high speed and contrast.
News: Imaging

Humans aren’t the only mammals that form long-term bonds with a single, special mate – some bats, wolves, beavers, foxes, and other animals do, too. But new research from Duke...

News: Imaging

NASA estimates there are millions of pieces of space junk in low Earth orbit (LEO) – mostly pieces of old spacecraft and defunct satellites. This debris can reach speeds up to 18,000...

News: Medical

Since the pandemic hit, researchers have been uncovering ways COVID-19 impacts other parts of the body, besides the lungs. Now, for the first time, a visual correlation has been found between...

News: Imaging

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Western Australia have developed a new imaging method to see where antibiotics have reached bacteria within tissues. The...

News: Medical

New research by the University of Kent has found that optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging technology can be used to distinguish between legitimate and counterfeit travel...

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