Keyword: Sterlization

Packaging & Sterilization

White Papers: Medical
Filtered Far-UVC: Safe Sterilization for Public Spaces

UV sterilization is a method of disinfection that uses short-wavelength UVC light (in the 200-280nm range) to kill or inactivate bacteria, viruses, and protozoans by destroying the...

Blog: Materials
Tiny manufactured nanopillars slice and dice bacteria, cicada-style.
Briefs: Materials
The coatings eradicated human influenza and coronavirus in five minutes.
Briefs: Materials
The handheld printer deposits sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds and its bio-ink accelerates healing.
Special Reports: Materials
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - February 2022

How virtual, cloud-based technologies are powering the next industrial revolution...transforming plastic parts into high-value products...designing optics for medical 3D printing. Read...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The built-in nanosensors glow to alert patients when a wound is not healing properly.
Articles: Energy
Nanotube fibers that turn heat to power; a NASA antenna system; and an antimicrobial coating.
5 Ws: Materials
A specially designed hydrogel works against all types of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant ones.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
This treatment has the potential to remove from drinking water nearly all viruses that have an “outer fortress.”
Briefs: Materials
A novel method was developed to produce an alkaline hydrogel that could improve wound healing.
Briefs: Materials
A combination of polymers and oligomers, when combined with UV light, almost completely kills the coronavirus.
Articles: Materials
Next-generation solar panels, 3D-printed composites from NASA, and a new way to sterilize medical devices.
Briefs: Materials
The system uses off-the-shelf materials combined with ultraviolet lights to decontaminate N95 masks.
INSIDER: Lighting

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory researchers evaluated commercial ultraviolet (UV) sources for viral disinfection to combat COVID-19 on land and at sea and established a...

Blog: Packaging & Sterilization

Robots are in high demand as medical professionals seek hands-free ways to disinfect environments and contain the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19.

Briefs: Medical

Extremity vascular injury results in bleeding and lack of blood flow beyond the site of vessel disruption (ischemia). Priorities when this occurs include hemorrhage control, management of life-threatening injuries, and...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
UV-Resistant Non-Spore-Forming Bacteria From Spacecraft-Assembly Facilities

Four species of non-spore-forming bacteria collected from clean-room surfaces in spacecraft-assembly facilities could survive doses of ultraviolet (UV) radiation that would suffice to kill most known cultivable bacterial species. In a previous study, high UV resistance...