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Defense

Sensors Rated for Cryogenic Measurements

Why should one measure pressure and vibration under cryogenic conditions? Find out in this 30-minute Webinar, which will cover common applications of cryogenic measurement, the piezoelectric...

5 Ws
Energy

5 Ws of Energy-Harvesting Yarns

A group of University of Texas at Dallas researchers have invented energy-harvesting yarns made from carbon nanotubes that produce electricity when repeatedly stretched.

On-Demand Webinars
Automotive

When Milliseconds Count: The Impact of Adaptive Lidar on Perception Improvements

For autonomous systems to coexist with human drivers on highways, adequate reaction times are required for safe path planning. Hardware-centric lidars...

Blog
Energy

Glow-in-the-Dark Algae May Be Ideal for Soft Robots

Engineers developed soft devices containing algae that glow when under mechanical stress —perfect for building soft robots.

White Papers
Electronics & Computers

Eliminating Oscillation in Power Analog Designs

When integrating analog drivers, designers are often faced with unwanted oscillation caused by instability. Download Eliminating Oscillation in Power Analog Designs to learn about instability...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Easing Industrial-Grade Ethernet Implementation

Equipment and test system designers need Ethernet devices that outperform consumer-grade components, while remaining easy to use.

INSIDER
Robotics, Automation & Control

The Future of Collaborative Combat Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force boasts the finest combat aircraft and pilots in the world, but even they are going to need help preserving air dominance in the coming decades. Most experts agree that a mix...

INSIDER
Manned Systems

Northrop Grumman to Unveil the B-21 Raider

In what can arguably be considered one of the most highly anticipated aerospace industry announcements of the year, Northrop Grumman Corporation, in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, will...

INSIDER
Power

All-Electric Commuter Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

An aircraft maker from Western Washington provided a glimpse at one possible future for sustainable air travel — electric commuter planes. Eviation celebrated the maiden flight of an...

Features
Test & Measurement

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Chemical Resistance of Thermoplastics for Non-Disposable Medical Devices – A Voice from Industry Collaboration Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Disinfectant formulations tend to be comprised of an active ingredient, a solvent or aqueous carrier solution, and additional constituents that enhance the formulation’s properties.

Features
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Additive Manufacturing: Creating the Next Generation of Orthopedic Implants

From improved patient outcomes to point-of-care manufacturing, 3D printing offers a host of benefits that promise to transform the orthopedic implant industry once fully implemented.

Features
Wearables

Show Preview: Biosensors for Medical Wearables

With potential in remote patient monitoring, diagnosis, and detection of disease, biosensors and wearable devices are gaining substantial interest.

Features
Medical

Show Preview: MD&M Minneapolis 2022

Minnesota is home to Medical Alley and the area is poised to transform healthcare with its combination of institutions and talent in one region.

R&D
Medical

Tiny Optical Sensors Could End Hospital Bed Sores

Scientists have designed tiny smart bed sensors embedded in hospital mattresses could put an end to painful and potentially life-threatening pressure sores, thanks to new technology. The...

R&D
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Low-Cost Device Rapidly Detects Hepatitis C

Researchers have designed a microfluidic platform that incorporates different steps that are usually performed by trained personnel in sophisticated lab settings on a single platform. The...

R&D
Medical

Wireless Activation of Targeted Brain Circuits

A research team has created wireless technology to remotely activate specific brain circuits in fruit flies in under one second. The team used magnetic signals to activate targeted neurons...

R&D
Medical

Dissolving Implantable Relieves Pain

A team of researchers has developed a small, soft, flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the use of drugs. The first-of-its-kind device could provide a much-needed alternative to...

R&D
Materials

Generating Electricity from the Blink of an Eye

A research team has obtained electrical energy from small movements of the human body, such as the blink of an eye, by using biocompatible materials to minimize the device’s thickness....

R&D
Medical

Microfluidic-Based Soft Robotic Prosthetics

Scientists have developed a new type of prosthetic using microfluidics-enabled soft robotics that promises to greatly reduce skin ulcerations and pain in patients who have had an amputation...

Briefs
AR/AI

AI-Enabled Optical Fiber Sensor Device Monitors Brain Injury

The results from tests on animal brain tissues suggest it could help clinicians to better monitor both disease progression and patients’ response to treatment than is currently possible.

From the Editor
Medical

From the Editor - ‘COVID Is Over’ — Back to Reality for the Medtech Industry?

President Biden says he believes the COVID-19 pandemic is over, although acknowledging that the virus is still a problem that needs addressing. As the...

Briefs
Photonics/Optics

Ultrathin Dental Camera Inspired by Insect-Eye Structure

Using the device, assorted functional imaging was demonstrated to satisfy clinical needs.

Briefs
Materials

Building Better Gas-Phase Biosensors for Fight Against Diseases

By embedding enzymes inside the polymer string, the enzymes were operational even in a dry state.

Briefs
Medical

Powering an ‘Arm’ with Air Could Be Mighty Handy

Mechanical engineers have built a handy extra limb able to grasp objects and go, powered only by compressed air. It’s one of several ideas the engineers at Rice University’s...

Global Innovations
Photonics/Optics

Self-Cleaning Optical Fiber Can Help in Diagnosing Cancer, Monitoring Environment

Researchers have successfully developed a novel optical fiber design allowing the generation of rainbow laser light in the molecular fingerprint...

Features
AR/AI

How Extended Reality Is Transforming Surgery

So how can new surgeons safely hone their skills? The answer lies in emerging technology with roots in the world of gaming that seamlessly combines the physical and digital worlds.

Products
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Product of the Month: October 2022 Medical Design Briefs

UV-Enhanced Photodetectors

A family of photodiodes for medical applications is available from Opto Diode Corp., Camarillo, CA. The photodiodes operate from 190 to 400 nm and are...

Videos
Power

House Electrified Exclusively by DC Power

Researchers at Purdue University have proposed a solution for making your home more energy efficient (and cost-efficient). Watch how they transform a 1920s-era West Lafayette house to run on...

Quiz
Electronics & Computers

How Much Do You Know About Computer History?

How did this computer revolution happen? Who were some of the pioneers? How long has it taken to get here?