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Warwick SASCo showcases pioneering resuable plastic polyware medical devices at MEDICA 2021
Warwick SASCo Ltd – an independent family-run business specialising in the supply of sterilizable polyware for hospitals – is delighted to be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 (15 – 18...
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FLEXcon Announces Global Launch of New PHARMcal® Portfolio for Pharmaceutical Labeling
High-Performance Materials Engineered to Support a Broad Range of End-Use Applications  Spencer, Mass. – August 19, 2021 - FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and...
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Packaging: Now THAT is a wrap!
McMaster inventors’ repellent wrap shown to shed all viruses and bacteria as it moves toward marketplace.
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Face masks play a crucial role, new COVID research confirms
An international research team from universities including Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, the University of Padua and the University of Udine in Italy, and the University of Vienna, Austria, has developed a new theoretical model to better assess the risks of spreading viruses such as Covid-19 – with and without a face mask.
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For use in outer space: Biological bandages from a 3D printer
Scientists at the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) have teamed up with a company called Cellbricks to develop a 3D printer that can produce a biological wound closure. This could be a good alternative to autologous skin grafting, and not just for burn victims on Earth: Astronauts could also be treated individually far away from any hospital.
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Protection and training against highly infectious pathogens
Ebola, Lassa, Marburg virus - in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous African countries are still affected by other highly contagious pathogens that can trigger life-threatening diseases.
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Hard to break down
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) can cause serious liver inflammation and is the most common cause of acute virus-mediated hepatitis worldwide. Infection can be prevented through appropriate hygiene measures.
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KTU students created a transparent protective face mask
A team of students from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and start-up Assero have introduced an innovative see-through mask. The mask prototype won international recognition, as it took second place in the Silicon Valley Innovation Competition in the Best Overall Innovation category.
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Researchers at Fraunhofer develop a new robot for wipe disinfection of surfaces
As part of the "MobDi – Mobile Disinfection" project, twelve Fraunhofer institutes were tasked with developing new key technologies for mobile cleaning and disinfection processes. The latest result of this research project is the disinfection robot "DeKonBot 2" from Fraunhofer IPA.
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