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Webinars: Medical
Coming Soon - Advances in Medical Imaging

Medical imaging is one of the most valuable tools doctors have to detect and diagnose diseases. While medical imaging has come a long way, many CTs, X-rays, ultrasounds, and MRI scans produce 2D renderings that require doctors to use their imagination and experience to piece together what they...

Upcoming Webinars: Medical
Coming Soon - Designing with Medical Grade Silicone: Considerations for Medical Product Design Engineers

This 30-minute Webinar focuses on the possibilities for medical device design. A silicone expert presents how silicones can help you develop innovative medical devices.

Webinars: Medical
Coming Soon - PQ Dose Mapping and Routine Irradiation of Products with Non-Uniform Density Distribution

Operational Qualification dose mapping of gamma irradiators is performed using homogeneous materials. Product sent for irradiation may deviate substantially from this model, which introduces complexity into Performance Qualification...

Upcoming Webinars: Medical
Coming Soon - Designing with Remote Patient Monitoring in Mind: Medical Imaging Considerations for 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes in how to care for high-risk patients while minimizing contact with clinical staff. As a result, remote patient monitoring systems and methods have never been more important...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Understanding Medical Device Extractable and Leachables Testing in 2020

The world of physics has a foundation built on beautiful universal constants that work their way steadfastly into the equations governing electrodynamics, and then...

White Papers: Medical
Injection Molding Principles

Optimizing custom part designs for injection molding requires a thorough understanding of the process and outcomes. In this ebook, you'll learn about common molding resins, special molding terms you should know,...

Briefs: Medical
Ultra-Miniaturized Microendoscope
The lens-free scope produces higher-quality images at a fraction of the size.
Briefs: Imaging
Ultrasonic Projector
A chip-based technology generates sound profiles with high resolution and intensity to make ultrasound therapy more effective and easier.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Smart Stent Detects Narrowing of Arteries
The stent monitors even subtle changes in the flow of blood through the artery.
White Papers: Medical
How to Select the Right Circuit Protection for Your Medical Device

With so many circuit protection device types, design choices, and configurations, making the appropriate selection for your specific medical equipment can feel daunting –...

Tech Talks: Medical
Semi-Automatic Error Proofing for Medical Leak Tests

Strict standards must be met when it comes to testing for medical, pharmaceutical, and packaging applications. It’s also important to understand advancements being achieved in control, testing, and inspection equipment for different kinds of packaging.

What’s the most frequent problem encountered with medical power cords worldwide? Can you name the countries that have special testing requirements? What’s different about...

White Papers: Medical
What to Consider When Attempting to Meet Fda Requirements on Medical Device Security

There has been an explosion in the number and types of medical devices available on the market. More and more of these devices are connected to the outside...

White Papers: Medical
Mechatronic Integration for Precision Medical Device Linear MotionMechatronic Integration for Precision Medical Device Linear Motion

Nowhere is the need for smooth, precise, repeatable and reliable motion more critical than with medical...

This 60-minute Webinar shows how medical device, industrial machine, and process control manufacturers and researchers are leveraging fiber...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Making Cheaper Biocompatible E-Skin Electrodes

Scientists around the world are working to develop electronic skins that attach to the body and monitor vital signs. These E-skins need to be comfortable, breathable, and flexible for...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Ultra-Thin and Highly Sensitive Strain Sensors

A research team from National University of Singapore (NUS) has taken a first step towards improving the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms by developing a new range of...

White Papers: Design
Laser Restructuring Enhances Electrode Performance and Durability

A new surface modification process enhances the properties of the metal alloys used for implantable medical electrodes. Called laser restructuring, this patented process...

White Papers: Power
Increase Medical Equipment Safety & Reliability by Preventing Overloads & Short Circuits

Circuit protection devices serve two main purposes that are essential to medical equipment, safety and reliability, by disconnecting power in a circuit...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Handheld Device Measures Cancer Biomarkers

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable Device Measures Cortisol in Sweat
This patch offers noninvasive and continuous monitoring of various biomarkers for a range of physiological conditions.
The patch uses painless, biodegradable microneedles.
The system can recharge the internal battery of devices without invasive surgery or risky penetrative procedures.
Combined with smartphone technology, the device becomes a portable system that can track, monitor, and diagnose infections.
The system is filled with a patient’s skin cells.
Tech Talks: Medical
Testing Home Healthcare Medical Devices

Treating patients with chronic conditions outside the hospital is a growing trend due to aging populations, the increase of chronic respiratory conditions such as sleep apnea or COPD, and the cost effectiveness of home healthcare treatments. Medical therapy equipment has gotten smaller and lighter,...

Question of the Week: Medical
Will RepelWrap Catch On?

A material called "RepelWrap" won this year's "Create the Future" Design Contest. The thin film, invented by researchers at McMaster University, instantly fends off viruses and bacteria when the material is placed on a surface, including a door handle or railing.

The mobile system could reduce healthcare workers’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
20 Years of Science on the International Space Station
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.

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