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Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Although the pandemic has delayed the MDR’s validation date, it has not diminished the importance of this new regulation.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a low-cost, highly precise focused ultrasound (FUS) device that can be used on small animal models in preclinical research.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a portable, artificially intelligent olfactory system.
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R&D: Materials
Researchers have succeeded in moving tiny amounts of liquid at will by remotely heating water over a metal film with a laser.
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R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The research offers potential inspiration for microfluidic pumps that allow the controlled flow of liquids.
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R&D: Nanotechnology
A thermometer directly monitors temperature changes when ions pass through a nanopore.
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R&D: Nanotechnology
A suite of diverse, multifunctional DNA nanotechnological tools offers unique capabilities.
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Briefs: Materials
The polymer gear material reduces noise and absorbs shock and vibration.
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Briefs: AR/AI
A system enables patients with a complete spinal cord injury to stand, walk, and more.
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Briefs: Medical
The highly adaptable materials could lead to new classes of wearable devices.
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Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Hokkaido University scientists and colleagues have designed a prototype biosensor that detects levels of ATP and lactates in a patient’s blood.
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Features: Wearables
Early indicators suggest that there are significant mood improvements that assist in the quality of life for the patients testing the devices.
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Features: Semiconductors & ICs
The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.
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Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion
The need for innovations like multi-filar cables and multi-channel transmission cables has become more important than ever.
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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn how a dedicated team of experts at a rapid development center (RDC) can improve the design process.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A single-use sensor strip can be used with a circuit board.
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R&D: Wearables
A polymer fiber mat is activated by heat to release drugs.
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R&D: Imaging

An artificial intelligence (AI) platform analyzes potentially cancerous lesions in mammography scans to determine whether a patient should receive an invasive biopsy. But unlike its many...

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R&D: Wearables
A new mask sends an alert to the wearer via their smartphone when the recommended healthy CO2 limits inside the facemask are exceeded.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A prototype “breathalyzer” accurately diagnoses COVID-19, even in asymptomatic individuals, in less than 5 minutes.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The software accurately detects movements performed during motor function assessments.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The novel device uses two photoplethysmography (PPG) sensors.
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Briefs: Medical
The endoscope fits inside a fallopian tube and sees below the surface with high resolution.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The vibrating device uses bone-conducted sounds to achieve better results.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The self-powered sensor can be integrated into soft robots or smart clothing.
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Briefs: Medical
The twins enable comparison of the effects of different surgical interventions in a patient-specific manner.
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Briefs: Wearables
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
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Global Innovations: Green Design & Manufacturing
A team has successfully developed a method for disinfecting PPE so it can be reused or safely recycled.
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Features: Packaging & Sterilization
See how components suppliers can help therapeutic manufacturers choose the right material for the right application.
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Ask the Expert

Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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Inside Story: Developing a Package Performance Testing Plan
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To find out more about the expertise required to develop a testing plan for package performance testing, MDB recently spoke with Sunny Modi, Director of Package Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing in Lancaster, PA.

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