U.S. Food and Drug Administration

wireless medical devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released final guidance for manufacturers of medical devices employing radio frequency (RF) wireless technology that acknowledges its increasing use and recommends steps […]


To protect against drought, we often use rain barrels and reservoirs. Now, there’s powdered water. A Mexican chemical engineer has developed a highly absorbent polymer, potassium polyacrylate, that looks like […]

medical test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should release for public comment draft guidelines that would regulate laboratory-development tests (LDTs), now that they have grown more sophisticated and have expanded […]


Organic contents aren’t enough for environmentally conscious food shoppers anymore. Now the packaging that the food comes in is becoming as sustainable as possible. Food producers from tuna to tea […]