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Category Archive: Healthcare

  1. The Vital Role of Stainless Steel in Medical Devices and Instruments

    Feb
    22
    2024

    Stainless steel is an integral part of many industries thanks to its unique combination of strength and oxidation resistance. The medical field, in particular, uses different stainless-steel alloys for various specialized instruments, implants, surgical tools, and other applications.  The main reason stainless steel is so important in the medical industry is its inertness. Stainless steel […]

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  2. Three Top Medical Grade Metals and Alloys That Help Boost Quality and Performance 

    Nov
    21
    2023

    Medical devices play a pivotal role in improving the health and well-being of people globally. Thanks to these devices, people are healthier and happier, and their lives are significantly better. Let’s face it. Healthcare is fundamental to our quality of life. But with healthcare costs rising, there’s mounting pressure on manufacturers to develop innovative, cost-effective […]

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  3. Wireless Device Unleashes Magnetism in Non-Magnetic Materials

    Nov
    13
    2023

    A research team at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and ICMAB has successfully created magnetism from non-magnetic materials by leveraging wireless technology. Traditionally, electronic devices have used electric currents to manipulate electrical and magnetic properties. However, this can lead to overheating, which can reduce efficiency and shorten the lifespan of devices. In recent years, […]

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  4. Revolutionary Solar-Powered Fog Net Helps to Clean Pollution

    Oct
    25
    2023

    Pollution and climate change are threatening the world’s most important resource, drinking water. It is said that over half of the world’s population could be facing water scarcity by 2025.  Fog nets have long been a literal lifesaver in arid regions with regular fog as they are used to gather water in useful quantities and […]

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  5. Neuralink Secures $280 Million for Human Brain Implant Trials

    Oct
    19
    2023

    Elon Musk’s innovative medtech venture, Neuralink, is making significant strides in its mission to pioneer brain implant technology. Following reported FDA approval for human trials, the company has successfully raised an additional $280 million in funding, bolstering its total investment to an impressive $643 million. In a recent announcement, Neuralink extended an invitation to individuals […]

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  6. How Pulsed Electrochemical Machining Is A Viable Alternative to Conventional Manufacturing Methods

    Sep
    05
    2023

    Recent advancements in material science and design engineering have increased the popularity of advanced metal alloys, especially in critical industries such as aerospace and medical device manufacturing. However, the increased usage of these advanced materials in complex geometries has set new manufacturing challenges as it is often difficult and expensive to machine these parts with […]

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  7. Metal-Filtering Sponge Brings New Lead-Free Water Solution

    Jul
    25
    2023

    Lead contamination in water has devastating impacts on human health and the environment. To combat this issue, researchers have developed a new sponge capable of filtering lead and other harmful contaminants. Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a highly efficient sponge that filters out a range of con including heavy metals like arsenic, cobalt, and […]

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  8. A Solution for Nuclear Environments: Development of a Prosthetic Robotic Arm

    Jul
    17
    2023

    A prosthetic device from the prosthetic developer COVVI has been adapted to a new robotic system that can be remotely controlled for operations in dangerous nuclear environments. As an example, operations will include handling nuclear materials and waste. As mentioned in the project announcement from May 2023, “The remote control of robotics (teleoperation) will reduce […]

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  9. AI-enabled Devices Will Be the Future Of Cancer Treatment

    Jan
    23
    2023

    Researchers have developed various Ai systems in recent years that can diagnose cancer from photos with greater speed, accuracy, and even more information. This has sparked a lot of interest in the sector. Novocure, a global oncology business, announced earlier this week the completion of a successful trial using tumor-treating electric fields in the treatment […]

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