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Medical

Nanoelectronic Heart Cell Sensor

Professor Jun Yao and his team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have created a tiny sensor that can simultaneously measure electrical and mechanical cellular responses in cardiac tissue.

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Medical

Movement Analysis in the Elderly Aids Early Disease Detection

An in-home study of the elderly that collected data from non-contact sensors around their residences combined with machine learning analysis has discovered health problem...

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Medical

New Endoscope Offers Non-Invasive Imaging in High Resolution

A research team out of the Center for Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics (CMSD) within South Korea’s Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed a high-resolution...

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Medical

Affordable, Portable Imaging Offers Tumor Resection Accuracy

While research shows that removal of cancerous tumors is most successful when surgeons remove a layer of healthy tissue around tumors, it can be difficult to know where healthy...

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Imaging

Robotic Heart Catheterization Inside an MRI

A team of scientists received a four-year, $3.7 million NIH grant to attempt what they say would be a medical first: performing robotic heart catheterization while the patient is inside a...

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Medical

Handheld Diagnostic Offers Point-of-Care for Future Pandemics

Using swarms of pinhead-sized magnets inside a handheld, all-in-one lab kit, researchers have developed a technology that could significantly increase the speed and volume of...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The Inside Story on Proper Pump Selection for Medical Device Applications

For surgical procedures requiring irrigation, pumps are one of the more significant medical device components, and pump selection is paramount to operational success....

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Medical

Imaging Combines With ML for Improved Colon Cancer Diagnosis

A cross-departmental collaboration between researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, could lead to better and earlier diagnoses of colon cancer. A research...

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Medical

New 4D Flow MRI Cuts Heart Scan Time in Half

Research out of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom, has developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology that can produce 4D flow images of a heart in less...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Generative Design Offers Solution to Patient-Specific Knee Implants

Researchers and design software specialists have used a technique called generative design to produce a knee implant that can be used to treat osteoarthritis. Generative...

White Papers
Medical

Passivation, Pickling or Electropolishing: Which Metal Finishing Process Is Right for Your Parts?

In our latest whitepaper, we explore the differences and benefits of three common metal finishing techniques. From microcracks and microburrs...

Webinars
Power

Precision Pulsed High Voltage: Electroporation Enabling Medical and Life Science Innovations

Two key issues are driving the need for state-of-the-art power solutions: first, the rapidly increased rate of adoption of pulsed electric...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Evolution of COVID-19 Testing

One silver lining that the pandemic brought is an expansion of infectious-disease-testing technology.

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Medical

Quick Test Kit Determines Immunity to COVID-19, Variants

A team of scientists from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore...

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Medical

Wearable Vest System Monitors Heart Failure

A wearable vest system is designed to monitor heart failure patients in their home and detect when their condition is worsening. Such early detection of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF)...

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Imaging

New Center to Break Barriers in Imaging Technology

A new national collaborative — Biomedical Technology Research Resource — will develop label-free optical imaging technologies for medical and biological applications. Researchers...

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IoMT

Consortium to Advance Digital Twins in Healthcare

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are part of a consortium of 19 partners that will aid personalized healthcare by using virtual copies of objects. EDITH (Ecosystem for...

NASA Spinoff
Aerospace

Space Radiation Research Fights Cancer on Earth

Inspired by NASA’s research of certain segments of DNA to estimate radiation damage, Promega Corp. used the technique to create its own diagnostic test which is used to customize cancer treatment.

Special Reports
Imaging

Medical Robotics - November 2022

"Millirobots" swimming in your bloodstream...soft robots you can print on demand...cobots hard at work in the test lab. Read about these and other innovative technologies in this compendium of recent articles...

Application Briefs
Medical

Measuring Blood Glucose Levels with Lasers

DiaMonTech used the Ophir Pyrocam to measure and characterize all their laser developments.

Briefs
Photonics/Optics

Hybrid Microscope Streamlines Imaging for Research and Medicine

The new microscope is called a hybrid open-top light-sheet (OTLS) microscope.

Articles
Manned Systems

2022 Create the Future Design Contest: Automotive/Transportation Category Winner — Betterfrost Ultra-Low Energy Defrost & Defog System

Betterfrost’s solution defrosts and defogs electric vehicles’ windshields with 20 times less power than current technology and extends the range of an EV by 38 km on an average commute in winter.

Articles
Robotics, Automation & Control

2022 Create the Future Design Contest: Medical Category Winner — The Novel Squid Glaucoma microShunt

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, affecting 80 million patients globally including 3 million patients in the U.S.

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Power

New Battery Technology Could Power Wearable, Self-Sustaining Fever Detector

Public temperature checks have become common practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers at Texas A&M University hope to make it possible to check the temperatures of large groups of people more quickly and at a less expensive cost than allowed by current methods.

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Medical

Smart Textiles Powered by Soft Transmission Lines

The fibers measure subtle and complex fabric deformations.

Briefs
Medical

Novel Chemical Glucose Sensing Method Based on Boronic Acids and Graphene Foam

Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.

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Packaging & Sterilization

Antimicrobial Coating for Orthopedic Implants Prevents Dangerous Infections

The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.

Briefs
Medical

Noninvasive Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration

The PEMF device could be wrapped around synovial joints where cartilage-degrading inflammation is located.

Briefs
Medical

Extraction of Largely Unexplored Bodily Fluid Could Be a New Source of Biomarkers

Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.