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

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Medical
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...

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: Materials
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.
5 Ws: Test & Measurement
5 Ws of the SARS-CoV-2 RapidPlex Sensor
A low-cost sensor enables at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection.
White Papers: FDA/Regulatory
Radically Advance Your Health Care Solution with Highly Advanced Simulations

85% of the top 50 health care companies leverage Ansys engineering simulations to drive product and process development. This enables industry-wide in silico...

For the first time, the winners of the Create the Future Design Contest will be announced live! Join us for this special one-hour presentation as we honor our 2020 Grand Prize...

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...

White Papers: Medical
Manufacturing Transfer Requires Cross-Functional Leadership, Resources, and Open Communication

When a manufacturing consolidation strategy emerged for a top medical device manufacturer, they found themselves presented with the challenge of...

Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Medical Robotics - November 2020

From the operating room to the assembly line, robots are changing the medical industry. Check out the latest advances and amazing applications in this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Medical...

These implants can provide doctors with regular activity updates and are powered by the patient’s movement.
Briefs: Medical
High-Performance, Low-Field MRI for Cardiac and Lung Imaging
The system could enhance image-guided procedures that diagnose and treat disease and make medical imaging more affordable and accessible.
This sensor makes it possible to ensure that such systems more closely mimic the function of real organs.
The dye, delivered along with a vaccine, could enable “on-patient” storage of vaccination history.
Cancer treatment could be dramatically improved by precisely locating the edges of tumors during surgery to remove them.
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Tiny, Magnetically Powered Neural Stimulator
Tests show magnetoelectric power is a viable option for clinical-grade implants.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Additive Manufacturing - November 2020

AM/3D Printing is fundamentally changing how products are prototyped and produced in aerospace, medical, electronics, and many other fields. To help you keep pace with the latest advances, we present...

White Papers: Medical
Control Under Pressure

Biomedical and life science applications depend on precise, repeatable liquid handling. Pressure-controlled liquid dispensing systems provide a simple, quick and cost-effective way to dose nanoliter- to...

White Papers: Materials
Extruding High-Performance Thermoplastic Filaments for 3D Printing

Over the last few years, high performance thermoplastics have become a widely discussed topic in the 3D printing community. However, due to the characteristics of high...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed Soft, Rubbery Brain Implants
This technique may enable speedy, on-demand design of softer, safer neural devices.
This method integrates 3D plasmonic nanoarrays onto stickers that adhere to any surface.
A soft hydrogel, driven by an oscillatory chemical reaction, produces an autonomous integrated pump for microfluidic applications.
This mini robot improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
Special Reports: Medical
Medical Manufacturing and Outsourcing - October 2020

Discover how advances in factory automation, robotics, 3D printing and other fabrication technologies are shaping the future of medical device manufacturing in this Special Report – a...

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