Sprinkling of neural dust opens door to electroceuticals

UC Berkeley engineers have built the first dust-sized, wireless sensors that can be implanted in the body, bringing closer the day when a Fitbit-like device could monitor internal nerves, muscles or organs in real time.

Because these batteryless sensors could also be used to stimulate nerves and muscles, the technology … Continue reading


Zimmer Biomet Strengthens Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Offering with Acquisition of CD Diagnostics

Zimmer Biomet announced the acquisition of CD Diagnostics, a fully-integrated, Delaware-based diagnostics company focused on developing immunoassays and biomarker testing to inform treatment decisions that improve patient outcomes. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Zimmer Biomet and CD Diagnostics initially partnered in 2012 to co-develop and market … Continue reading