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A new device uses anchored nanowires to capture extracellular vesicles from pee for microRNA analysis.

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image: Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids

Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids

By Ruth Williams | April 1, 2018

A microfluidic device collects microRNAs for analysis.

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Rather, the breast cancer mutation screen was classified as a type of medical device with obligations for the company to reduce risks to customers.

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image: The Child Hatchery, 1896

The Child Hatchery, 1896

By Catherine Offord | March 1, 2018

The incubator exhibitions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries publicized the care of premature babies.

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An ingestible, electronic capsule can harvest energy from stomach acid for up to a week in a pig model system.

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image: Next Generation: Biocompatible Microdevices

Next Generation: Biocompatible Microdevices

By Abby Olena | January 6, 2017

A new fabrication strategy enables scientists to manufacture fully biocompatible, implantable medical devices. 

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image: Feds Demand More Clinical Trial Reporting

Feds Demand More Clinical Trial Reporting

By Kerry Grens | September 19, 2016

Expanded US Health and Human Services rules will require the results of more human studies to be made public.

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image: New Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

New Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

By Jef Akst | April 6, 2016

Flexible patches of silicone that stick to skin and conduct electricity could serve as the basis for a new, reusable electrode for medical applications.

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image: Disclosure of Problematic Scopes Delayed: Report

Disclosure of Problematic Scopes Delayed: Report

By Kerry Grens | January 14, 2016

The US Senate has found hospitals, a device maker, and federal regulators dragged their feet on reporting contaminated endoscopes.

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image: Device Trials Go Unpublished

Device Trials Go Unpublished

By Kerry Grens | June 24, 2015

Just half of the clinical studies used to gain premarket approval for cardiac devices ever make it into the scientific literature.

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