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Gift-Wrapped Gas Molecules

January 5, 2015 10:16 am | by American Institute of Physics (AIP) | News | Comments

A group of scientists led by researchers at the Université de Versailles' Institut Lavoisier in France has worked out how to stably gift-wrap a chemical gas known as nitric oxide within metal-organic frameworks. Such an encapsulated chemical may allow...

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Seeking Compatibility in Biomedical Implants

January 5, 2015 10:04 am | by Investigación y Desarrollo | News | Comments

"The biocompatibility is the ability of a material to be in contact with a living being without adverse effects, therefore represents one of the most important properties in the manufacture of a biomedical implant. Currently the knee and hip implants are...

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Compact Excimer Light Source

January 5, 2015 5:05 am | by Hamamatsu Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Hamamatsu Photonics introduces the L12530 EX-mini; a compact, excimer light source ideal for R&D work in both cleaning and reforming applications. Hamamatsu has reduced the size of its popular flat excimer light source into a compact box that still offers the same high level of performance. This all-in-one, lightweight design offers great portability so it can be easily used for field work. ...

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Compact CMOS Linear Image Sensors

January 5, 2015 5:00 am | by Hamamatsu Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Hamamatsu Photonics introduces two new compact CMOS linear image sensors, the S11106-10 and S11107-10; designed for applications such as position detection, object measurement, rotary encoders and image reading, amongst others. They have been designed for mass production and to offer maximum performance vs. cost. The compact, resin sealed, surface mount package is only 2.4 x 9.1 x 1.6 mm in ...

1U Piton Rack Handle

January 2, 2015 5:08 pm | by Piton Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

New for 2015, the Piton Rack Handle is available in a 1U size.This high quality assembly provides handles and captive fasteners for your 1U rack-mount chassis. The Piton Rack Handle has a robust molded design with integrated screws that secure your enclosure to any equipment rack. These handles mount outboard of the front panel space with supplied hardware: no special panel prep is required....

Top Five Healthcare Trends of 2014

January 2, 2015 10:31 am | by Kalorama Information | News | Comments

Kalorama Information has identified its “Top Five Trends in Healthcare in 2014.” The healthcare market research firm publishes 40-50 detailed studies in healthcare markets every year. The firm said several events in 2014 will have business planners...

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The ACA Has Clogged the Pipeline of MedTech Innovation

December 31, 2014 9:30 am | by Emily L. Cross, Ph.D., Director of Media and Communication, TecMed Inc. | Blogs | Comments

The 2010 media was saturated in the triumphant, albeit hotly debated, arrival of change in many sectors of life, but spun tightly on the U.S. healthcare system. The year can be defined with tedious chatter, increased expectations, and a new sensation...

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Top 4 Up And Coming Medical Device Trends for 2015

December 31, 2014 8:34 am | by David Nelson, President, Nel Pretech | Blogs | Comments

Top trends for the medical design industry in 2015 include some familiar — and emerging — issues and considerations. Expanding international markets, aging populations, technological innovations, an ever-expanding roster of disease biomarkers...

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Examining Why It’s Not All Blue Skies for Medical Device Recalls

December 30, 2014 9:55 am | by Mike Rozembajgier, Vice President, Stericycle | Blogs | Comments

According to the most recent Stericycle Recall Index, FDA Enforcement Reports documented 297 medical device recalls in Q3. This is a slight increase from the prior quarter, but overall the industry has not witnessed the dramatic fluctuation in recalls...

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The Early Design Journey Should Travel Through a 3D Printer

December 30, 2014 8:37 am | by Clive Nicholls, Product Design & Development Manager, Owen Mumford | Blogs | Comments

At Owen Mumford, we use 3D printing in the initial design stages to produce a prototype, allowing the designer to better visualize the product that, up until then, only exists on a computer screen. Doing so provides a number of benefits for the product...

Ultra-fast, Ultra-Accurate 3D Digitizers for Quality Inspection

December 29, 2014 4:30 pm | by Numetrix Technologies Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Based on MVE full-frame 3D snapshot technology, NX3D digitizers provide the most accurate 3D data on the market for inline metrology and real-time industrial inspection...

Compact Dust and Fine Removal System

December 29, 2014 3:25 pm | by Size Reduction Specialists Corp. | Size Reduction Specialists Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Size Reduction Specialists, known for the Bi-Cutter screenless granulator, announces the release of their latest DFS series Dust and Fine Removal System. The DFS Series is a line of innovative, compact dust and fine separation systems developed to enhance molding procedures by the removal of dust, powders and fines from regrind or v...

Expanding Wellness Monitoring and Care with e-Health

December 29, 2014 9:11 am | by Bill Ash, Strategic Technology Program Director, and Kathryn Bennett, Senior Program Manager, IEEE Standards Association | Blogs | Comments

In the next-generation e-health environment that is taking shape in markets worldwide, more varieties of more accurate patient data will be more efficiently exchanged and analyzed across a wider array of interoperable devices and systems for enhanced...

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Creating Customized Wearable Health Devices

December 29, 2014 8:31 am | by Christian DeFeo, eSupplier and Innovation Manager, Newark element14 | Blogs | Comments

The wearable health and fitness market is rife with devices that can track and relay basic vitals. The majority of devices proposed by element14’s competitors, however, will be designed with specific sports in mind, thus both the form and function...

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Could Formula One Speed up Product Innovation in a World of Snail-Paced Monitoring?

December 26, 2014 9:18 am | by Kelly Patrick, Associate Director of Medical Technology, IHS Inc. | Blogs | Comments

In a fast-changing environment, the collection of data from drivers and their cars in Formula One (F1) racing has been imperative to ensure driver safety and success during a race. Telemetry technology is so advanced that it enables quick decisions...

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