Life Science & Medical Technology

Titanium tape gives surgeons stronger tool to fix pacemakers
When stuff breaks, in a pinch many turn to tape to slap all sorts of things back together. But while taping together human muscles and body tissue would seem a stretch, doctors will soon be able to do just that, thanks to a group in Japan that invented an extra-strong titanium tape.
Japanese headlight maker switches gears to germ killer
Stanley Electric, a Japanese supplier of automotive headlights that often went unnoticed by investors before the novel coronavirus, possesses ultraviolet sterilizing technology considered crucial in preventing another outbreak.
Fujifilm unit to launch new coronavirus testing kit
Fujifilm Holdings is to launch a coronavirus testing kit that the Japanese company said would speed up results by two hours, joining a string of global pharma groups in responding to surging demand as the global pandemic widens.