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Credit-Card-Sized Anthrax Detector

April 18, 2014 | by Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper. Bacillus anthracis, the bacteria that causes anthrax, is commonly ...

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Thinnest Feasible Membrane Produced

April 18, 2014 1:31 pm | by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich | News | Comments

A new nano-membrane made out of the “super material” graphene is extremely light and breathable. Not only can this open the door to a new generation of functional waterproof clothing, but also to ultra-rapid filtration. The membrane produced by ...

Cayenne Medical Sues MedShape Over Soft Tissue Anchor

April 18, 2014 1:25 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Cayenne Medical filed a lawsuit against rival MedShape Inc., alleging infringement of 2 of its patents covering its AperFix soft tissue anchor by MedShape's ExoShape device. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for Arizona, alleges that ...

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Intelligent Prosthetic Liners Could Ease Pain for Lower Limb Amputees

April 18, 2014 1:09 pm | by University of Southampton | News | Comments

A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs. Researchers are developing a prototype of the world’s first prosthetic ...      

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X-Ray Detector on Plastic Delivers Medical Imaging Performance

April 18, 2014 12:50 pm | by Holst Centre | News | Comments

Researchers from Holst Centre and imec have demonstrated the first ever X-ray detector produced on a plastic substrate that is capable of medical-grade performance. The proof-of-concept device delivers high-resolution, dynamic images at ...

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Beating the Clock for Sufferers of Ischemic Stroke

April 18, 2014 12:46 pm | by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University | News | Comments

A ground-breaking computer technology raises hope for people struck by ischemic stroke, which is a very common kind of stroke accounting for over 80 percent of overall stroke cases.  Developed by ...       

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Photos of the Day: Monitoring the Natural Anti-Distraction System

April 18, 2014 10:54 am | by Simon Fraser University | News | Comments

John McDonald, a Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, and other scientists first discovered the existence of the specific neural index of suppression in his lab in 2009. But, until now, little was known about how it helps us ...

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Scientists Discover Brain’s Anti-Distraction System

April 18, 2014 10:28 am | by Simon Fraser University | News | Comments

This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction. This is the first study to reveal our ...

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Electrical Safety Analyzer

April 18, 2014 8:15 am | by MDT Staff | Fluke Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Fluke Biomedical unveiled the latest addition to its Electrical Safety portfolio, the ESA609 Electrical Safety Analyzer, pairing portability and ruggedness with industry leading quality assurance. Engineered to meet the needs of on-the-go technicians...

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Brushless DC Speed Controls

April 18, 2014 8:13 am | by MDT Staff | Groschopp, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Groschopp, Inc. introduces a family of brushless DC motor controls for their entire product line of BLDC motors and gearmotors. Designed to provide commutated power and variable speed control, these closed loop controls...

7” WinCE TouchPanel PC

April 18, 2014 8:12 am | by MDT Staff | Saelig Co. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company Inc. has introduced the GK-7000 TouchPanel PC to provide commercial customers with a rugged Industrial Control Panel that it is attractively housed, has multiple I/O connections, and is simple to install. Running Windows CE 6.0...

Linear Smart Stage

April 18, 2014 8:11 am | by MDT Staff | New Scale Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New Scale Technologies, Inc. today announced it has added absolute encoding to its M3-LS Linear Smart Stage, a USB micro stage with fully-integrated drive electronics and the industry’s smallest all-in-one positioning stage. Absolute encoding eliminates...

In the Line of Sight: Evaluating Imaging Technology

April 18, 2014 8:10 am | by Mike Schmidt, Editor, Surgical Products | Articles | Comments

There's no easy way to determine if the time and price is right to invest in new, cutting-edge imaging equipment because the clinical value to be gained by acquiring it is no longer enough to justify the cost to obtain it. There are a wealth...

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FDA Works with China to Ensure Medical-Product Safety

April 18, 2014 8:02 am | by Christopher Hickey, Ph.D., Country Director for the People’s Republic of China, FDA | Blogs | Comments

Americans benefit greatly from medical products produced by other countries. Approximately 40 percent of finished drugs in the United States come from overseas, as well as more than 50 percent of all medical devices. About 80 percent of the...

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Micro-Organs to Shape the Future of Personalized Medicine

April 17, 2014 5:05 pm | Videos | Comments

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but...

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FDA Warns of Cancer Risk with Fibroid Procedure

April 17, 2014 4:41 pm | by Matthew Perrone - AP Health Writer | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure to remove noncancerous growths from the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body. The agency is discouraging doctors from performing the...

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