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A Miniaturized Video System for Monitoring Drosophila Behavior

Long-term spaceflight may induce a variety of harmful effects in astronauts, resulting in altered motor and cognitive behavior. The stresses experienced by humans in space — most...

Briefs: Materials
Biomedical Textile Material Selection and Performance Considerations in Device Design

Biomedical textile structures incorporate a wide array of biocompatible materials, including advanced polymers and metals in a range of sizes and thicknesses...

Briefs: Materials
SCAFTEX® Non-Woven Bio-Textile for Implantable Devices

Classic tissue engineering utilizes absorbable non-woven biomedical textiles from a variety of fibers to aid in cell growth and proliferation, and medical device companies rely on these...

Briefs: Medical
Stereotactic System for Localizing Intracranial Targets

The CRW® stereotactic system, first released in 1988, was recently updated to focus on decreasing the steps to assemble the system while maintaining ±0.5 mm accuracy. This multi-purpose...

MDB: Medical
Microwave Tissue Soldering for Immediate Wound Closure

A novel approach for the immediate sealing of traumatic wounds is under development. A portable microwave generator and handheld antenna are used to seal wounds, binding the edges of the wound...

MDB: Medical
CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System Offers Precise, Customizable Care

In the field of radiation oncology, the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System is capable of delivering high doses of radiation with submillimeter accuracy anywhere in...

MDB: Medical
3D Constrained Surface Controller for Medical Imaging

To make diagnoses from imaging technologies such as computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiologists use 2D image planes that slice through these data at a...

Briefs: Medical
Positioning Technology for Digital Displays on Mobile Medical Equipment

As hospitals and surgical centers add more portable medical equipment, the precision and positioning of digital displays become critical to staff efficiency, comfort, and...

Briefs: Medical
Implantable Contact System for Medical Pulse Generation Devices

An integrated seal and electrical contact system for medical implantable pulse generators (IPGs) has been engineered to help large and small OEMs accelerate the development process,...

Briefs: Medical
Dynamic Optical Phantom of a Living Body and Method for Producing It

An optical phantom enables dynamic changes in the physiological state of muscles, the brain, and blood flow to be measured. The medical diagnostic and treatment equipment that...

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