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Miniaturized 'warehouse robots' for biotechnology applications
UCLA engineers have developed minuscule warehouse logistics robots that could help expedite and automate medical diagnostic technologies and other applications that move and manipulate tiny drops of fluid. The study was published in Science Robotics.
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Cold sintering at record low temperatures
Barium titanate is an important electroceramic material used in trillions of capacitors each year and found in most electronics. Penn State researchers have produced the material at record low temperatures, and the discovery could lead to more energy efficient manufacturing.
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Stretchable, wearable coils may make MRI easier on patients
Anyone who has had a mammogram or an MRI knows how uncomfortable and awkward the tests can be. Now, Purdue University researchers have taken technology used in the defense and aerospace industries to create a novel way of doing some medical imaging.
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Researchers combine lasers and terahertz waves in camera
A team of physicists at the University of Sussex has successfully developed the first nonlinear camera capable of capturing high-resolution images of the interior of solid objects using terahertz (THz) radiation.
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Next-generation lithium metal batteries
A Washington State University research team has developed a way to address a major safety issue with lithium metal batteries - an innovation that could make high-energy batteries more viable for next-generation energy storage.
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Improving carbon-nanotube-based fibers
Researchers recently developed a technique that can be used to build carbon-nanotube-based fibers by creating chemical crosslinks; the technique improves the electrical and mechanical properties of these materials.
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The human touch: highly sensitive sensors
Ultrathin crack-based sensors operate on a principle similar to a spider's sense organ and display remarkable sensitivity to movement.
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Low-cost 'smart' diaper
Now MIT researchers have developed a "smart" diaper embedded with a moisture sensor that can alert a caregiver when a diaper is wet. When the sensor detects dampness in the diaper, it sends a signal to a nearby receiver, which in turn can send a notification to a smartphone or computer.
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Hybrid microscope for digital biopsy
By adding infrared capability to the ubiquitous, standard optical microscope, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign hope to bring cancer diagnosis into the digital era.
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Smart pregnancy
Wouldn’t it be handy if you were able to record your baby’s heartbeat or even take an ultrasound scan just using a smartphone app at home, without having to make an appointment to visit your obstetrician or go to the hospital, with all the additional travel and waiting time that entails? Technology is currently being developed which ought to make this possible in the near future.
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Making 3-D printing smarter with machine learning
University of Southern California: Manufacturers, medical device companies and the general public will soon have access to powerful AI-driven 3-D printing software, the result of six years of research.
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Diabetes: coin-sized smart insulin patch
UCLA biomedical engineers, in collaboration with UNC School of Medicine and MIT researchers, led preclinical experiments for a new device to automatically manage glucose levels and deliver needed insulin quickly.
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The shape of water
Scientist combine data analysis techniques with molecular dynamics simulations to understand the structure of water on material surfaces.
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AI can spot when correlation does mean causation
AI can merge overlapping and incomplete medical datasets and then determine which variables are causative, giving new possibilities for old data; scientists at Babylon demonstrated the potential of the AI on data from tumors and protein structures.
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Handheld 3D printer for severe burns
Researchers develop a skin printer that works like a paint roller, depositing bio ink that speeds up wound healing.
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Acoustically driven microrobot
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart have designed and fabricated an untethered microrobot that can slip along either a flat or curved surface in a liquid when exposed to ultrasound waves.
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Hybrid technique to produce stronger nickel for manufacturing
Nickel is a widely used metal in the manufacturing industry for both industrial and advanced material processes. Now, Purdue University innovators have created a hybrid technique to fabricate a new form of nickel that may help the future production of lifesaving medical devices, high-tech devices and vehicles with strong corrosion-resistant protection.
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Sustainable 3D-printed super magnets
Magnetic materials play important roles in electrical products. These materials are usually manufactured by means of established production techniques and use of rare earth metals. Several research teams at TU Graz are working on alternative, more environmentally friendly production methods.
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Materials for the future
Richard D. James from the University of Minnesota works as a Mercator Fellow on shape memory materials at Kiel University.
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Sensors: method detects defects in 2D materials
To further shrink electronic devices and to lower energy consumption, the semiconductor industry is interested in using 2D materials, but manufacturers need a quick and accurate method for detecting defects in these materials to determine if the material is suitable for device manufacture.
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Less may be more in next-gen batteries
The process of developing better rechargeable batteries may be cloudy, but there's an alumina lining.
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Dialing up the heat on nanoparticles
Rapid progress in the field of metallic nanotechnology is sparking a science revolution that is likely to impact all areas of society, according to professor of physics Ventsislav Valev and his team at the University of Bath in the UK.
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Polymers: Mixing the unmixable
Cross-linked polymers are structures where large molecular chains are linked together, allowing exceptional mechanical properties and chemical resistance to the final product.
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Laser diode emits deep UV light
Nagoya University scientists, in cooperation with Asahi Kasei Corporation, have succeeded in designing a laser diode that emits deep-ultraviolet light, according to research published in the journal Applied Physics Express.
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Wearable: gas sensor for health and environmental monitoring
A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers at Penn State and Northeastern University.
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Mike Rimmer, Operations Director Brandon Medical Company Limited, has been selected in The Manufacturer Top 100 2019
Britain’s manufacturing heroes named in Liverpool Mike Rimmer, Operations Director Brandon Medical Company Limited, has been selected in The Manufacturer Top 100 2019 publication. “Brandon...
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Vancive Medical Technologies and Finesse Medical Ltd. Rebranded as Avery Dennison Medical
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – 18 November 2019 – Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) announced that its medical businesses — Vancive Medical Technologies and Finesse Medical Ltd. — have been rebranded as...
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FIND Collaborate with SpeeDx and QuantuMDx
The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) are supporting a collaboration with SpeeDx and QuantuMDx to assess the feasibility of developing low-cost point of care (POC) tests for...
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Macadamian Technologies Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status & Azure Cloud Platform Competency
GATINEAU, Quebec - Oct. 29, 2019 - PRLog -- Macadamian Technologies today announced it has achieved Gold partner status and Cloud Platform competency, demonstrating a "best-in-class" ability...
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Canada at MEDICA, Düsseldorf (November 18 - 21, 2019)
Biggest Canadian Participation Ever MEDICA – the leading international medical tradeshow – has been attracting generations of Canadian visitors and exhibitors. This year, 59 Canadian medical...
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A gentler technique for artificial respiration
Fraunhofer tech at MEDICA 2019: Intensive care for premature infants In intensive care wards, artificial respiration is often used as a last resort to save a patient’s life. Unfortunately,...
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Gulf between U.S. and U.K. home oxygen fire safety highlighted at MEDICA 2019
BPR Medical - an international leader in the design and manufacture of medical gas therapy solutions - will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2019 (18 – 21st November 2019) at Hall 16 / K03-3...
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Neural networks enable autonomous navigation of catheters
MEDICA 2019: AI support for endovascular stroke therapy When a patient has a stroke, every minute counts. Here, prompt action can prevent serious brain damage. If a clot is blocking a large blood...
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Preventive health care via app
MEDICA 2019: Prevention through digital helpers from Fraunhofer and partners Demand for apps for preventive health care is growing all the time. Particularly popular are diagnostic assistants that...
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Improved biopsies with MRI-compatible ultrasound system
MEDICA 2019: Minimally invasive diagnostics with multimodal imaging Biopsies are standard procedures in interventional radiology, not least for patients with a suspected tumor. In this instance,...
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Combatting stress with a headband
New, objective measuring method for occupational health management Stress at the workplace can produce a wide range of symptoms and has previously only been describable in subjective terms. Headache...
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InnoHealth China promotes your ideas
eHealth and Bioeconomy    InnoHealth China is the current campaign led by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and constituent part of the initiative Research in Germany which is initiated and...
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Invest Northern Ireland Partner with ABHI at MEDICA 2019
Invest Northern Ireland is delighted to be hosting a Northern Ireland stand on the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2019; the largest healthcare exhibition in the world. Partnering with the UK’s...
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Macadamian Technologies Witnesses 300% Growth in Healthcare Revenues, Becoming an Established Software Development Partner of Choice in MedTech
Macadamian Technologies celebrates its 22nd anniversary with 300% revenue growth in Healthcare over the past two consecutive years. Macadamian designs and develops custom digital and connected...
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BioTeZ is starting to develop a new method for directly measuring the primary effect of drugs on their target molecule.
BioTeZ starts the project for the development of a companion diagnostic procedure. The aim is to determine the optimal drug dose for each patient to reduce side effects, to achieve the Therapeutic...
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Firefly Expands Support to iOS and Android Platforms
October 14th 2019 – Returning for their 7th year at MEDICA, Firefly is set to unveil its new line of HD wireless video otoscopes and wireless digital dermatoscopes to international markets at MEDICA.&#...
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Customers benefit from expansion of production site
Our production units consistently expand their manufacturing capacity and technical capability in order for our clients to benefit from optimized supply chain, advanced technologies and highly...
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Rising US healthcare expenditure means opportunity for global companies in the Dominican Republic, a leading medical device supplier.
Due to demographic shifts, including an aging population, US healthcare expenditure is expected to increase in the coming years, from $3.3 trillion in 2016 to $5.7 trillion in 2026, and demand for...
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UK DIGITAL HEALTHTECH COMPANIES TO SHOWCASE GROUND-BREAKING TECHNOLOGIES AT MEDICA 2019
The world’s first ‘smart’ peak flow meter that connects to a smartphone and a software platform that turns exercise into video games are two of the cutting-edge technologies that will...
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New and Improved CPD Course
Since 2015, we have trained well over 2,000 healthcare professionals on the Management of the Plus Sized (Bariatric) Patient. These healthcare professionals have joined us from a variety of NHS trusts...
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Benmor Medical Celebrates 23rd Birthday
2019 marks 23 years since Benmor Medical introduced specialist equipment which would help to improve the care of bariatric patients around the UK. Since 1996 Benmor Medical’s aim has been to meet...
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Macadamian Receives 2019 Eurostars Eureka Project Award for Innovation
Macadamian, together with Danish consortium partners Radiobotics and Bispebjerg Hospital, has been recognized by the Eurostars Network for driving innovation in the field of radiology. ...
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Bringing People Together During End of Life Care
The team here at Benmor have recently been touched by the remarkable fundraising efforts of a gentleman raising money to purchase an Aurum+ bed for Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington. The fundraising was...
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IVDR-Alliance offers One-Stop-Solution for IVDR-compliance
The IVD-Alliance is an intitiative to support companies in die IVD-business with knowledge and test equipment to reach the European IVDR-compliance until May 2020. The alliance is a cooperation...
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Raumedic helps implement the new Medical Device Regulation
Helmbrechts  – The three-year transition period for the new European Medical Device Regulation is drawing to a close. Starting in May 2020, manufacturers of medical devices will face significant...
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