All articles by Peter Littlejohns

Peter Littlejohns

EPIC, the European Photonics Industry Consortium announces two new board directors

The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) has announced two new appointments to its board of directors at its online annual…

New 15-minute Covid-19 antigen self-testing kit available in the UK

Medtech firm Technomed will distribute what it claims is the world’s first rapid antigen self-testing kit for Covid-19, and it’s…

Israeli startup Memic raises $96m to push sales of transvaginal surgical robot

Israeli start-up Memic Innovative Surgery has raised $96m in its latest investment round, which will be used to help commercialise…

Robotic laparoscopy: Is it the future of minimally-invasive surgical procedures?

Surgical robots have been growing slowly in prevalence since the late 1980s, when the first operative device was introduced. One…

Scientists create synthetic cell with patterns of division like natural bacteria

The mechanisms of normal division in a synthetic cell have proven hard to replicate in vitro, but one team of…

What to expect as MD&M and BIOMEDevice join forces for two-day virtual event

The medical device industry has a number of important conferences designed to showcase the best in new and future technology,…

Therapeutic bed equal to parental comfort in managing pain in pre-term babies in the NICU

Giving birth prematurely increases the risk of to several health conditions in a newborn, but one fairly constant implication of…

Robotics in surgery: Five devices and how they assist in the operating room

While we’re still a long way from achieving a fully AI-controlled surgical procedure, the use of robotics to assist in…

Bioelectronic device may offer better understanding of neurological injury

Neurological damage caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI) can vary dramatically, and so can the rate of repair that occurs…

T4M medical technology conference cancelled at industry’s request

The Technology for Medical Devices (T4M) conference will not take place this year, meaning the event will next be held…