POSTS TAGGED AS medical materials

Lasers in Wound Healing

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wound healing comparisons
Engineers at Arizona State University have created a medical material for closing wounds that, in some cases, is [MORE]

Automatically Calibrated Robot for Supply Chain Management

May 24, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kinema Pick Robot
Hospital supply managers handle an enormous range of items from delicate instruments to bed dressings, and cleaning solvents. [MORE]

Automated Delivery Carts

February 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

AGC Cart
Hospital automation has the same potential as the US Navy’s autonomous aircraft carrier: i.e. a roughly ten-fold reduction in [MORE]

Dissolving Microneedles

October 12, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hypodermic needles pose certain problems in their use-safe disposal for one; unsanitary reuse in spreading disease for another. To [MORE]

Fibronectin Material for Growing New Tissue

October 5, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

In experiments with rats, researchers at the University of Minnesota and Yale University have been able to strip away [MORE]

Silk Sensors

September 21, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Silk Sensor
First, you devise an implantable biosensor made of liquid silk and micropatterned gold.  The silk can conform to [MORE]

New Material for Growing Stem Cells

September 14, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Surface for Stem Cell Reproduction
Most labs that grow stem cells rely on traditional plastic Petri dishes that have a [MORE]

Disposing of Medical Waste

September 7, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical Waste
When foreign doctors visit American hospitals they are as likely to be appalled by seemingly needless waste as [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]

Bayer’s Medical Device Coating Business

July 13, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

While this news piece from Bayer MaterialSciences LLC (Pittsburgh) amounts to an advertisement, it does mention in interesting new [MORE]

How Spiders Store their Silk-Making Proteins

June 22, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spider Web
Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, researchers at two German universities were able to unravel the process by which [MORE]