Category Archives: Biomaterials

Phone call from legendary Langer

Robert Langer A few weeks ago while working on a story about a new type of gel material that could be implanted into scarred vocal chords to restore their normal function, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a call from…


Israel is the land of milk, honey and med-tech

When one thinks about countries that are hotbeds for medical technology innovation, Israel would not likely be at the top of anyone’s list. But people in the know will tell you that this small country, with a population of just…


Walking the med-tech Red Carpet

A story about DSM Biomedical (Berkeley, California) that appeared in Thursday’s issue of Medical Device Daily drew a comparison between companies like DSM and the film industry’s production crew that works behind the scenes adding invaluable elements to help make…