Optics/​Photonics

Imaging

Briefs: Nanotechnology
This form of radiation does not damage living tissues.
INSIDER: Imaging

Researchers have developed remote-controlled, mechanical microdevices that, when inserted into human tissue, can manipulate the fluid that surrounds them, collect cells or release...

Blog: Medical

A team at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has prototyped a flexible patch containing tiny transducers for monitoring health conditions. When paired with a new algorithm, the...

Global Innovations: Imaging
The camera-like device can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images.
News: Imaging

Glenbrook Technologies, based in Randolph, NJ, has been chosen by several institutions to supply its LabScope™ for preclinical medical research. The LabScope is a patented low-dose,...

Briefs: Imaging
The number of colors is not limited by the microscope’s spectral channels or exploiting spectral crosstalk.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.
Features: Imaging
Major medical imaging vendors are currently ramping up their artificial intelligence (AI) activities.
R&D: Medical
Scientists have identified a new class of x-ray detectors based on layered perovskites
R&D: Imaging
A biosensor can be used inside the body to emit signals that can be detected by common ultrasound scanners.
Briefs: Medical
Advancements have enabled marker bands to be applied more safely and consistently.
News: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Novel biosensors allow the simultaneous study of both neuronal activity and transcription factor dynamics.
INSIDER: Medical
A new tool for medical professionals may help shed light on tumors.
News: Imaging
Simon Fraser University researchers will use their pioneering imaging technology – called Mango, for its bright color – to develop coronavirus testing kits.
INSIDER: Imaging
Researchers have tested a new imaging method to understand the brain as an individual develops Alzheimer's disease.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The stretchable fabric is embroidered with conductive threads that provide excellent signal-to-noise ratio.
Products: Imaging
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The SEER method is 67 times faster than current techniques.
Blog: Imaging

Researchers have developed an ultrasound diagnostic protocol for COVID-19. The protocol was developed in the laboratories of UniTrento with collaboration from a dozen clinical teams in Italy as...

News: Imaging

Scientists have developed live-cell imaging that enables the first visualization of hidden processes in plants. The new technique records movies of fundamental processes in flower development...

News: Imaging

Scientists at the University of California San Diego have a clearer idea of what happens in the brain during courtship and mating, thanks to the evolution of an advanced imaging system...

News: Imaging

Researchers have described CT imaging features that aid in the early detection and diagnosis of the coronavirus in a study led by Dr. Michael Chung, M.D., assistant professor in the...

News: Imaging

Researchers have harnessed the power of a type of artificial intelligence known as deep learning to create a new laser-based system that can image around corners in real time....

From the Editor: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In December, we asked Medical Design Briefs readers to cast their ballot to choose from our 12 Products of the Month the technology they felt was the most significant new introduction to the...

INSIDER: Medical

A radical noninvasive technology can be used to diagnose respiratory lung diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and lung cancer, and potentially fast-track treatments for...

INSIDER: Medical

A new MRI tool can identify cases of ovarian cancer that are difficult to diagnose using standard methods. The tool has produced encouraging results in a clinical study and its impact...

Features: Medical

Real-time medical imaging is enabling new levels of care by providing greater insight and decision support. As the use of video in healthcare increases, system designers are under pressure to...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free, ultra-miniaturized endoscope — the width of only a few human hairs — that is capable of producing high-quality images....

R&D: Materials

Researchers have developed a low-cost, “intelligent” metamaterial that could revolutionize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), making the entire MRI process faster, safer, and more accessible to...

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