Markets http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8206/more en Linear Guides For The Next Generation Of Medical Machines http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by IKO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not too long ago, the motion systems used in medical and lab automation equipment had technical requirements that were easy to satisfy. These lightly loaded applications generally</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0#comments Medical White Papers Linear Motion Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:10:00 +0000 44711 at http://machinedesign.com Making Spinal Connections with Flexible Implants http://machinedesign.com/sensors/making-spinal-connections-flexible-implants <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists are having success repairing the spine using flexible electronic spinal implants compromised of cracked gold and silicon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/making-spinal-connections-flexible-implants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/making-spinal-connections-flexible-implants#comments Medical Sensors Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:18:00 +0000 48371 at http://machinedesign.com Industrial Workhorses: Large Hydraulic Direct Drive http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/industrial-workhorses-large-hydraulic-direct-drive <div class="field-byline"> Ashok Amin </div> <div class="field-deck"> Key features, functions, and application considerations for large hydraulic material handling systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Key features, functions, and application considerations for large hydraulic material handling systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/industrial-workhorses-large-hydraulic-direct-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/industrial-workhorses-large-hydraulic-direct-drive#comments Construction/Off-road Hydraulics Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:00 +0000 48231 at http://machinedesign.com Smartphones Functioning as Cancer-Detecting Microscopes http://machinedesign.com/medical/smartphones-functioning-cancer-detecting-microscopes <div class="node-body article-body">A team of scientists hopes to introduce new technology that will use smartphones as high-powered microscopes capable of detecting cancer cells.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/smartphones-functioning-cancer-detecting-microscopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/smartphones-functioning-cancer-detecting-microscopes#comments Technologies Medical News Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:47:00 +0000 48261 at http://machinedesign.com NASA Robot Spawns Biomedical Spinoffs http://machinedesign.com/medical/nasa-robot-spawns-biomedical-spinoffs <div class="node-body article-body">Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand, thanks to robotic technology developed to serve astronauts in space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/nasa-robot-spawns-biomedical-spinoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/nasa-robot-spawns-biomedical-spinoffs#comments Technologies Medical Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:51:00 +0000 48241 at http://machinedesign.com A Closer Look at Motors for Motion http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/closer-look-motors-motion <div class="field-deck"> Several differentiating factors influence the choice of motor for robotics, medical, packaging, and other motion-control applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An overview on the different types of motors used in robotics, medical, packing, and other motion-control industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/closer-look-motors-motion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/closer-look-motors-motion#comments Products Medical Packaging Robotics Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:09:00 +0000 48201 at http://machinedesign.com Solar-Powered Rocket Ships Look to Revolutionize Space Travel http://machinedesign.com/news/solar-powered-rocket-ships-look-revolutionize-space-travel <div class="node-body article-body">Solar panels are looking good on rooftops, but NASA will soon use the renewable resource to power rocket ships. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/solar-powered-rocket-ships-look-revolutionize-space-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/solar-powered-rocket-ships-look-revolutionize-space-travel#comments Energy Materials News Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:31:00 +0000 48161 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Artist&#39;s rendition of a SEP spacecraft expected to launch within the next ten years. <em>Photo courtesy of NASA</em></p> Will Carbon Fiber Find Widespread Use in the Automotive Industry? http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Over the past 60 years, CFRPs have been increasingly used to replace metal in applications where light weight has outsized value, primarily for reducing fuel consumption.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/will-carbon-fiber-find-widespread-use-automotive-industry#comments Automotive Contributing Technical Experts Materials Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:57:00 +0000 48151 at http://machinedesign.com 8 Stealthy Military Vehicles http://machinedesign.com/defense/8-stealthy-military-vehicles <div class="node-body gallery-body">By the 1970s, engineers had discovered how to build structures that were difficult, if not impossible, to see on radar.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/8-stealthy-military-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/8-stealthy-military-vehicles#comments Defense Gallery Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:27:00 +0000 48121 at http://machinedesign.com Shape-Shifting Sensors Could Explore Inside Patients http://machinedesign.com/sensors/shape-shifting-sensors-could-explore-inside-patients <div class="node-body article-body">Novel geometrically encoded magnetic sensors (GEMs), developed by researchers from NIST and NIH, respond to local biochemical conditions—such as a change in acidity near inflammation sites—by changing their shape and response to radio frequencies.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/shape-shifting-sensors-could-explore-inside-patients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/shape-shifting-sensors-could-explore-inside-patients#comments Medical Sensors News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 48021 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Magnetic disks move closer together as the center&nbsp;hydrogel shrinks in the presence of a lower pH.&nbsp;</p>