Recent Articles

October 21, 2014 8:30 am
Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor
3D printing has undoubtedly revolutionized the engineering world, and the medical industry is on the forefront of some of the most innovative applications to date. The technology has proven itself a robust and versatile one, as more companies...
October 20, 2014 8:30 am
Dick Molin, Sr. Medical Market Specialist, SCS Coatings
Neurostimulation, which was developed decades ago primarily for treating spinal cord injuries, has expanded over the years to alleviate or control various medical conditions, including epilepsy, chronic pain, bladder or fecal incontinence...
October 17, 2014 8:30 am
Niranjan Pathare, Sr. Market Development Manager, Battery Management Solutions, Texas Instruments
Homo sapiens are once again at a crucial juncture in their evolution timeline that started almost three million years ago. Evidence of the next phase is already here, but no one knows for sure how or where we will end up. But a term coined...
October 16, 2014 8:30 am
David Mantey, Editorial Director, ABM Design Group
Public health agencies like the World Health Organization (WHO) and United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have started to appreciate the need for point-of-care and self-test diagnostics programs to help reach people...
October 15, 2014 8:30 am
David Green, CEO, Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology
Regenerative medicine is a quickly growing field that offers the potential to repair and replace damaged cells, tissue and organs. Although the field has shown rapid growth over the last decade, it still must overcome a series of hurdles before...
October 14, 2014 8:30 am
Brian Ray, President, Ray Products
Every time you manufacture a medical device, you have hundreds of choices to make. Two of the most important choices you can make are which manufacturing process you choose and where that manufacturing process takes place. Every process...
October 13, 2014 8:30 am
Jen Jenkinson
More people are diagnosed with lung cancer than any other malignancy around the world, with around 200,000 new diagnoses in the US each year1. Unfortunately, lung cancer has a poor survival rate, with about 150,000 deaths annually from the disease...
October 10, 2014 8:30 am
Klaus Jopp, Technical Writer
One of the largest technology companies in the U.S. is now also planning to get into 3D printing. The management of the IT giant Hewlett Packard anticipates that the world market for 3D printers and related software and services will grow from...
October 9, 2014 8:30 am
AMETEK Taylor Hobson
To understand how hip implants perform in vivo, Exponent, an engineering and consulting firm, and the Implant Research Center at Drexel University in Philadelphia are utilizing the unique capabilities of the Talyrond 585 metrology instrument...
October 8, 2014 8:30 am
Herrmann Ultrasonics, Inc.
In medical part production often different materials have to be joined, like amorphous polystyrol (PS) and semi-crystalline polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in this new dental applicator for treating caries at an early stage. Ultrasonic welding...
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