Medical http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8212/more en MD&M West Offers Closer Look at Microscopes and Imaging Solutions http://machinedesign.com/medical/mdm-west-offers-closer-look-microscopes-and-imaging-solutions <div class="field-byline"> Machine Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ZEISS is highlighting a wide range of microscopes and imaging solutions at Medical Device & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, taking place this week at the Anaheim Convention Center....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/mdm-west-offers-closer-look-microscopes-and-imaging-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/mdm-west-offers-closer-look-microscopes-and-imaging-solutions#comments Medical Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:44:00 +0000 56931 at http://machinedesign.com Assisting an Aging Population: Designing Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the geriatric population on the rise, design engineers are challenged with designing responsive, noninvasive, user-friendly medical devices that cater to the needs of...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments Medical White Papers Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:34:00 +0000 50331 at http://machinedesign.com Nanotechnology in Manufacturing: The Future is Now (Part 1) http://machinedesign.com/materials/nanotechnology-manufacturing-future-now-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">How close is the Nanoscale industrial revolution? The following gallery highlights the work of five DARPA- funded projects aimed at advancing manufacturing techniques in nanotechnology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/nanotechnology-manufacturing-future-now-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/nanotechnology-manufacturing-future-now-part-1#comments Defense Medical Robotics Semiconductor Materials Sensors News Gallery Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:11:00 +0000 56091 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing Tips and Techniques 5: Prosthetics—the True HMIs http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-tips-and-techniques-5-prosthetics-true-hmis <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Erenstone, Create Prosthetics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">e-Nable and 3D printed prosthetics sounds great, but there are a few tips presented here that can make huge impacts on those who are to use them regularly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-tips-and-techniques-5-prosthetics-true-hmis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-tips-and-techniques-5-prosthetics-true-hmis#comments 3D Printing Medical Materials Tue, 12 Jan 2016 22:28:00 +0000 55291 at http://machinedesign.com Engineered Tissue Generates Its Own Capillaries http://machinedesign.com/medical/engineered-tissue-generates-its-own-capillaries <div class="node-body article-body">Vascularization is critical for the sustainability of tissue grown in vitro. This 3D-printer bio-ink creates its own vasculature after the tissue is printed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/engineered-tissue-generates-its-own-capillaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/engineered-tissue-generates-its-own-capillaries#comments 3D Printing Medical Materials News Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:54:00 +0000 55051 at http://machinedesign.com <p>As blood is run through the artificial lumen laid down in the cell matrix, growth factors trigger endothelial stem cells (shown in red) to differentiate into vascular endothelial cells, generating capillaries for perfusion to all cells within the tissue.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Fluorescent Proteins Stimulate Action-Potential Mapping between Neurons http://machinedesign.com/news/fluorescent-proteins-stimulate-action-potential-mapping-between-neurons <div class="node-body article-body">The protein biosensors were tested in the brains of mice and implemented in the cells through the use of a virus. A surprising characteristic of the technique was its ability to read voltage drops generated by different sub-compartments of neurons such as individual dendrites. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/fluorescent-proteins-stimulate-action-potential-mapping-between-neurons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/fluorescent-proteins-stimulate-action-potential-mapping-between-neurons#comments Medical Materials Sensors News Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:19:00 +0000 55041 at http://machinedesign.com <p><span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Yiyong">Yiyong</span>&nbsp;Gong is the first author of the Duke&nbsp;publication in&nbsp;<em>Science</em>&nbsp;describing his team&#39;s work with&nbsp;protein sensors on individual neurons.&nbsp;</p> Bioactive Glass Reduces Secondary Decay in Dental Fillings http://machinedesign.com/materials/bioactive-glass-reduces-secondary-decay-dental-fillings <div class="node-body article-body">An in-vitro experiment shows the promise of bioactive glass in dental fillings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/bioactive-glass-reduces-secondary-decay-dental-fillings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/bioactive-glass-reduces-secondary-decay-dental-fillings#comments Medical Materials News Thu, 24 Dec 2015 16:57:00 +0000 54721 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The bioactive glass (BAG) is incorporated in fillings in a powder form, as shown in the electron microscope image. Fillings with this BAG are expected to reduce secondary tooth decay in cavities.&nbsp;</p> Image courtesy of Oregon State University Chilly Cap Reduces Breast Cancer Patients’ Hair Loss http://machinedesign.com/temperature-sensors/chilly-cap-reduces-breast-cancer-patients-hair-loss <div class="node-body article-body">This device aims to improve the conditions of chemotherapy for cancer patients. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/temperature-sensors/chilly-cap-reduces-breast-cancer-patients-hair-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/temperature-sensors/chilly-cap-reduces-breast-cancer-patients-hair-loss#comments Medical Sensors Temperature Sensors News Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:57:00 +0000 54281 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The DigniCap reaches temperatures near freezing, causing capillaries at the scalp to vasoconstrict, or tighten to reduce blood flow. This is the body&rsquo;s natural reaction to cold, as it tries to warm the blood by keeping it closer to the body&rsquo;s core, and further from the cold source.</p> Courtesy of CBS News Quantum Dots Find Their Way into Everyday Tech http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/quantum-dots-find-their-way-everyday-tech <div class="node-body gallery-body">Advances in quantum-dot technology have heated up competition in the marketplace, which is expected to reach $4.6 billion by 2021.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/quantum-dots-find-their-way-everyday-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/quantum-dots-find-their-way-everyday-tech#comments Energy Medical Semiconductor Materials News Gallery Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:33:00 +0000 54211 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Image courtesy of Flickr.</p> Adhesive Product Trends for Medical, Automotive Industries http://machinedesign.com/automotive/adhesive-product-trends-medical-automotive-industries <div class="field-deck"> Customized chemistry is quickly expanding throughout the adhesives industry, and making an impact on automotive and medical applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By improving quality of life for both a car and driver, adhesives make the best of a sticky application.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/automotive/adhesive-product-trends-medical-automotive-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/automotive/adhesive-product-trends-medical-automotive-industries#comments Automotive Adhesives Medical Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:59:00 +0000 53581 at http://machinedesign.com