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Surface Coatings for Biomedical Technologies

Risk of infection continues to be an issue across the healthcare arena. A Frost & Sullivan industry research study published in May 2017 reported that global revenue in the antimicrobial coating materials market stood at $700 million in 2016, and is poised to reach $1.1 billion by 2021.

October 24, 2017
Early Warning System May Prevent Brain Damage

Being able to sense a change in pressure on the brain after a traumatic brain injury would allow for swifter treatment that could stave off debilitating or fatal complications.

Theresa Sullivan ...
September 18, 2017
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Implantable Telescope Treats Common Cause of Low Vision

A tiny telescope that surgeons implant in the eye has received FDA approval for clinical trials that could lead to much wider adoption.

Melissae Fellet
September 11, 2017
7 Human Organs on One Chip

Researchers have developed a human-on-a-chip, on which tissue from seven human organs is grown on a small polymer the size of a computer USB device. The chip is used for drug testing to cut the number of animal tests done.

Jean Thilmany
April 10, 2017
Prosthetic Heart Valve Prevents Coagulation

A prosthetic valve enables blood to swirl naturally as it flows, reducing stress on blood vessels.

Jeff O'Heir
April 10, 2017
Video: Ingestibles and the Future of Biosensors

In the near future, you may monitor your health and diagnose illness – all by swallowing a biosensor. Prof. Ben Terry of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, describes this technology, which may sound like science fiction to many.

April 10, 2017