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Conductivity Sensing I/O Board

March 13, 2015 2:24 pm | by Mosaic Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This tiny 2" by 2.5" board is a member of the Wildcard series of mezzanine boards that connect to Mosaic embedded computers, microcontrollers and instrument controllers. The Conductivity Sensing Wildcard is a precision instrument for measuring the electrical conductivity of ionic solutions...

Photo Etching: Stimulating Innovation in Medical Product Design

March 13, 2015 11:26 am | by Albert Tsang, Technical Manager, Precision Micro | Precision Micro, Ltd. | Articles | Comments

Across industry, there is a concerted and accelerating trend towards miniaturization, and nowhere more so than in the medical device sector, where demand for minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment devices is growing exponentially...

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'Nomogram' Predicts Liver Cancer Recurrence in Transplant Patients

March 13, 2015 11:02 am | by University of California - Los Angeles | News | Comments

UCLA transplant researchers have developed a novel method to more accurately calculate the risk of disease recurring in people with liver cancer who have undergone a liver transplant. The approach gives physicians a new tool to help make...

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Nanoparticles Provide Implant-Free Magnetic Brain Stimulation

March 13, 2015 10:52 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Researchers at MIT have developed a method to stimulate brain tissue using external magnetic fields and injected magnetic nanoparticles — a technique allowing direct stimulation of neurons, which could be an effective treatment for a variety...

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Necklace and Smartphone App Can Help Track Food Intake

March 13, 2015 10:45 am | by University of California - Los Angeles | News | Comments

A sophisticated necklace developed by researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science can monitor food and drink intake, which could help wearers track and improve their dietary habits. The inventors of the...

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Südtec

March 13, 2015 10:17 am | Events

Südtec is a free to attend international exhibition for advanced manufacturing solutions, it is a unique event attracting global device manufacturers to source new technologies and innovations. If you work in a high-tech business and have a requirement for high-quality technical services...

Don't Make the Same Device Design Mistakes

March 13, 2015 10:09 am | by Michael Appel, M.D., Anesthesiologist, INCOSE | Blogs | Comments

We must not only anticipate any new hazards, but must also carefully consider the common underlying risks that have already been identified in previous devices. Using more than just a hypothetical risk process, we need to evaluate known problems...

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'Iron Man' Delivers Boy a Real Bionic Arm

March 13, 2015 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | Videos | Comments

Just like Tony "Iron Man" Stark, Robert Downey Jr. is a part-time superhero — at least in the eyes of one seven-year-old boy. In a video posted online Thursday, the actor, dressed as Stark, who becomes Iron Man in the movies, presents a working...

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Genome-Editing Technology Kills Lymphoma Cells

March 13, 2015 9:51 am | by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute | News | Comments

Melbourne researchers have developed a new genome editing technology that can target and kill blood cancer cells with high accuracy. Using the technology, researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute were able to kill human lymphoma...

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Immune System-in-a-Dish Offers Hope for "Bubble Boy" Disease

March 13, 2015 9:47 am | by Salk Institute for Biological Studies | News | Comments

For infants with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), something as simple as a common cold or ear infection can be fatal. Born with an incomplete immune system, kids who have SCID–also known as “bubble boy” or “bubble baby” disease...

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Optogenetics, Without the Genetics

March 13, 2015 9:39 am | by University of Chicago Medical Center | News | Comments

Light can be used to activate normal, non-genetically modified neurons through the use of targeted gold nanoparticles, report scientists from the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. The new technique, described...

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Testing Intenstinal Gas with Encapsulated Sensors, In Vitro Fermentation

March 13, 2015 9:35 am | by Cell Press | News | Comments

Microbes in the human body are estimated to outnumber human cells by 10 to 1, yet research on how they affect health is still in its infancy. A perspective article published by Cell Press on March 12th in Trends in Biotechnology presents evidence...

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First Engineering-Based College of Medicine

March 13, 2015 9:30 am | by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | News | Comments

Partners in a first-of-its-kind medical college on the University of Illinois’s Urbana-Champaign campus are advancing to the next phase of development, having completed a key administrative step today. The University of Illinois Board of...

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Army Researching Uniforms That Automatically Decontaminate

March 13, 2015 9:16 am | by C. Todd Lopez | News | Comments

One day, Soldiers may wear uniforms and chemical protective suits that decontaminate themselves and are cool enough to wear for extended periods. Researchers, such as chemist David McGarvey, Ph.D, at the Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological...

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Dual FPGA Mezzanine Card

March 12, 2015 7:50 pm | by VadaTech | VadaTech | Product Releases | Comments

VadaTech, a manufacturer of embedded boards and complete application-ready platforms, now offers a dual FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) carrier per the VITA 57 specification. The AMC module features a Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA. The AMC502 comes in a double module...

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