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Smart Bioinks for Tissue Printing

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart bio inks for 3D printed tissue
The idea of printing transplantable tissue has passed from fantasy to reality, and this [MORE]

Automated Stem Cell Prep

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Cell Models Form in Hanging Droplets
This piece has an old idea in a new “package.” The old idea is [MORE]

Ceramic Bone Screws

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When bone fractures have to be mended with screws or nails, surgeons usually use fasteners made of titanium or polymer. [MORE]

Hardware-in-the-Loop for Medical Devices

May 31, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hardware in the Loop
The “hardware-in-the-loop method,” associate with automobile manufacturing, may actually be modern take on interchangeable parts, though the [MORE]

Precise Measurement for Prosthetic Fit

June 23, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Measuring System for Determining Leg Length
Those of you facing a hip replacement, now or eventually, ought to ask the surgeon [MORE]

Fraunhofer’s “Safe@Home” Fall Monitor

May 20, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Emergency Sensor Box
Imagine a device about the size of a smoke detector, mounted on a room’s ceiling that detects falls [MORE]

Polyurethane Coated Tracheal Stent

October 16, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fraunhofer Stent
The windpipe isn’t s simple tube; it contains cells that purify inhaled air.  So, it is important [MORE]

“Smarter” Test Tubes

May 22, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

With the aim of enhancing laboratory automation, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (St. Ingbert, Germany) [MORE]

Automated Cell Culture

January 3, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch would be amazed at today’s robotic laboratories, parallel synthesis, high throughput screening, microarrays and [MORE]

3-D Minimally Invasive Surgery

November 8, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fraunhofer Microlenses
Consider these points: 1) any surgical procedure that can be done on an out-patient basis, will be done [MORE]

Microcamera for Disposable Endoscopes

April 12, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fraunhofer Microcamera
Electrical engineers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (Berlin, Germany) have developed a microcamera the [MORE]

Automated Blood Counter

November 23, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Combining digital image processing and a microscope, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits in Germany have developed [MORE]

First Custom-Fit, Degradable Bone Implant

July 20, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at the University Medical Center and the Fraunhofer Institute in Aachen, Germany have teamed up to create a [MORE]

Richard Stein Develops Mathematical Model for Micropumps in Medical Diagnostics

July 21, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Richard Stein
Determining the residual viral load after antiviral therapies is a difficult problem.  However, Richard Stein, at the Fraunhofer Institute [MORE]