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  • Machining & Laser Processing | Materials
    Zap! Graphene Is Bad News for Bacteria

    Zap! Graphene Is Bad News for Bacteria

    Laser-induced graphene kills bacteria and resists biofouling.
    Videos Mike Williams, Rice University

  • Diagnostics
    Emerging Technologies for Precision-Based Cancer Diagnostics

    Emerging Technologies for Precision-Based Cancer Diagnostics

    Future innovations feature diagnostic and treatment methods that detect and target cancer.
    Online Exclusives Paul Crowe, CEO, NuView Life Sciences 05.19.17

  • Testing
    Is Your Biocompatibility Program on the Edge?

    Is Your Biocompatibility Program on the Edge?

    Regulatory changes in both Europe and the U.S. have created uncertainty among device makers.
    Online Exclusives Thor Rollins, B.S., RN (NRCM), Senior Scientist, Nelson Laboratories 05.18.17

  • Quality Nightmares #20

    Quality Nightmares #20

    Quality Nightmares offers a humorous look at the challenges faced by medtech professionals.
    MasterControl 05.18.17

  • Packaging & Sterilization | Software & IT
    NHS Barcoding: A Key Step Toward UDI

    NHS Barcoding: A Key Step Toward UDI

    Compliant companies stand to gain a competitive edge over others within their sector.
    Online Exclusives Peter Rose, Managing Director, Maetrics 05.17.17

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing
    3D Printed Ovaries Produce Healthy Offspring

    3D Printed Ovaries Produce Healthy Offspring

    Bioprosthetic ovaries produced mouse pups in otherwise infertile mice.
    Videos Northwestern University

  • Diagnostics
    Device Significantly Reduces Blood Draw Contamination

    Device Significantly Reduces Blood Draw Contamination

    Could save billions in healthcare costs and improve antibiotic stewardship.
    Videos University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

  • Diagnostics
    Lung

    Lung 'Organoids' in a Dish Mimic Features of Full-Size Lung

    "Mini organs" may aid in understanding, treating respiratory diseases.
    Videos Columbia University Medical Center

  • Quality Nightmares #19

    Quality Nightmares #19

    Quality Nightmares offers a humorous look at the challenges faced by medtech professionals.
    MasterControl 05.11.17

  • Digital Health | Patient Monitoring | Software & IT
    Computer-Generated Doctor Explains Test Results to Patients

    Computer-Generated Doctor Explains Test Results to Patients

    Virtual doc explains diabetes and cholesterol test results to would-be patients in videos.
    Videos University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Industry Offers Support for Gottlieb Confirmation

    Industry Offers Support for Gottlieb Confirmation

    Dr. Gottlieb previously served as the FDA’s deputy commissioner for medical and scientific affairs.
    Sean Fenske, Editor 05.10.17

  • R&D & Design
    Mike on Medtech: Reimbursement for Engineers

    Mike on Medtech: Reimbursement for Engineers

    A look at the relationship between medical device reimbursement and medtech product design and development.
    Sean Fenske, Editor 05.05.17

  • Digital Health | Patient Monitoring | Software & IT
    Period-Tracking Apps Failing Users in Basic Ways

    Period-Tracking Apps Failing Users in Basic Ways

    Problems cited are lack of accuracy, assumptions about sexual identity/partners, and emphasis on pink & flowery form.
    Videos Jennifer Langston, University of Washington

  • Neurological
    First Alzheimer

    First Alzheimer's Trial with Focused Ultrasound Begins

    No drugs will be administered in the study.
    Videos Sunnybrook Hospital

  • Diagnostics
    Paper-Based Test Could Offer Alternative to Lab

    Paper-Based Test Could Offer Alternative to Lab

    Device utilizing molecular technique could provide ultra-sensitive, automated system to detect viruses, disease.
    Videos Purdue University

  • Electronics | Materials | Neurological
    Graphene on My Mind

    Graphene on My Mind

    Scientists are beginning to run out of superlatives for graphene, the two-dimensional wonder material. It’s been hailed as the lightest, strongest, thinnest, and best heat- and electricity-conducting material ever discovered. Similar to the pla…
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 05.01.17

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Contract Manufacturing | Machining & Laser Processing | Molding | R&D & Design | Testing | Tubing & Extrusion
    Bigger, Stronger, Faster

    Bigger, Stronger, Faster

    Strategic relationships with CMOs enable OEMs to exceed their own limitations.
    Sean Fenske, Editor 05.01.17

  • Neurological | Software & IT | Surgical
    Your Future Surgery May Use an Automated, Robotic Drill

    Your Future Surgery May Use an Automated, Robotic Drill

    One type of complex cranial surgery could be reduced from two hours to two and a half minutes.
    Videos University of Utah Health

  • What’s New in the ED?

    What’s New in the ED?

    Besides wait times that were previously way too long in the emergency department (ED), there is much medtech manufacturers need to know about this section of the hospital. (By the way, wait times are going down for various reasons.) Hospitals recogni…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 05.01.17

  • Mock Trial: Outsourcing to Prepare for Your Class III Premarket Panel

    Mock Trial: Outsourcing to Prepare for Your Class III Premarket Panel

    For a company navigating a Class III medical device’s path to market, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel presentation is the make-or-break point. That’s the day to present a case to convince the FDA that the device—fo…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 05.01.17