Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
News - 11 Apr 2014
An interdisciplinary research team including Northwestern University’s Yonggang Huang has developed a flexible medical implant that harvests the energy of the beating heart. Such a device could...
News - 18 Feb 2011
Janco Incorporated, a provider of industrial plastic fabrication based in Dover, New Hampshire has recently announced the perfection of new technology allowing them to provide flexible medical...
News - 16 Nov 2018
In the near future, implantable medical devices like sensors and pacemakers could be energized by a glucose-powered biofuel cell in which the electrodes are made from cotton fiber. The new fuel cell,...
News - 1 Nov 2010
Imagine a world where pacemakers never need new batteries and a walk through a park keeps your mp3 player at full charge.
Dr. Yong Shi, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens...
News - 27 Feb 2007
TyRx Pharma, Inc., today announced that it has entered into a material supply agreement with JFC Technologies for TyRx proprietary polymer production requirements. Under the agreement, JFC's...
News - 27 Jan 2010
Power-generating rubber films developed by Princeton University engineers could harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power pacemakers, mobile phones and other electronic...
News - 23 Oct 2009
To power a very small device like a pacemaker or a transistor, you need an even smaller generator. The components that operate the generator are smaller yet, and the efficiency of those foundational...
News - 8 Jul 2020
Over the past few decades, medical technology seen various advances in terms of the scope and efficiency of implant devices. For example, developments in medical research have led to the emergence of...
News - 1 Mar 2016
Medical implants and spacecraft can suddenly go dead, often for the same reason: cracks in ceramic capacitors, devices that store electric charge in electronic circuits. These cracks, at first...