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What are your Biggest Manufacturing Challenges?

What parts of the design process are the most difficult? What information are you looking for now to help you with your job? Is there a specific technology area that can be challenging to find out the latest solutions for?

Let us know in the comments: What are your Biggest Manufacturing...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Numerical Simulation of Microfluidic Devices

If you want to learn about the numerical simulation of microfluidic devices, then tune into this webinar with Carl Meinhart of the University of California, Santa Barbara and Numerical Design, Inc.

INSIDER : Medical
Contact Lens Could Prevent Blindness

Diabetic retinopathy destroys cells of the retina, leading to blindness. Existing treatments are painful and invasive, involving lasers and injections into the eyeball. A Caltech graduate student developed a glow-in-the-dark contact lens that interrupts the process that destroys cells of the retina.

INSIDER : Software
Software Uses Gaming Technology for Complex Simulations

A PhD student at The University of Manchester has developed a new method and software for using computer game technology to create large-scale simulations of violent fluid flows,...

Webinars : Medical
Design for Manufacturability, Cleanability, & Serviceability

Designing durable medical devices is challenging due to the rise of superbug threats causing more stringent disinfecting protocols throughout medical facilities.

Question of the Week : Green Design & Manufacturing
Can a 'Cool' Strategy Improve Water-Purification Efforts?

Researchers from the University of Buffalo found a counter-intuitive way of improving the water-purification process: keeping things cool.

By using carbon-dipped paper to weaken light intensity, their new system increases efficiency and provides a more affordable water-treatment...

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