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'Glowing' Nanotechnology Guides Cancer Surgery

January 6, 2015 9:56 am | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively insert compounds into cancer cells - a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination with phototherapy, kill any remaining cancer...

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The Benefits of AMR Sensor Technology

January 6, 2015 9:22 am | by Josh Edberg, Global Product Marketing Manager, Honeywell Sensing & Control | Honeywell Sensing And Control | Articles | Comments

Design engineers in the medical field understand that position sensors can have a big impact on the durability and longevity of medical devices and other healthcare systems. These sensors measure position in a variety of applications ranging...

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PaintExpo Eurasia

January 5, 2015 4:07 pm | Events

“PaintExpo Eurasia is the trade fair for industrial coating technology in Turkey and the region”, this conclusion drew Bahadur Yakutlu after his second participation in the fair, which was held 12-14 September 2013 in Istanbul (Turkey). It was not only...

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‘Magic’ Blood Test Simply a Matter of Science

January 5, 2015 11:32 am | by Monash University | News | Comments

A blood-typing test based on bioactive paper has enormous implications for use in the developing world and poor and remote regions. Inspired by the magical Harry Potter diary that absorbs ink and prints its own letters, Monash University...

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New Technology Makes Tissues, Someday Maybe Organs

January 5, 2015 11:26 am | by Brown University | News | Comments

A new instrument could someday build replacement human organs the way electronics are assembled today: with precise picking and placing of parts. In this case, the parts are not resistors and capacitors, but 3D microtissues containing thousands to...

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Ultrasound Technology Made to Measure

January 5, 2015 11:10 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

The range of uses for ultrasound is gigantic; the applied technologies are just as diverse. Researchers are now covering a wide range of applications with a new modular system: From sonar systems to medical ultrasound technologies and all the way...

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Using Nanotechnology to Engineer ACL Replacements

January 5, 2015 10:58 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Lindsey Vonn. Derrick Rose. Tom Brady. Mickey Mantle. They have all fallen victim to the dreaded pop of the knee. Connecting the femur to the tibia, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most devastating injuries in sports...

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More Efficient, Sensitive Estrogen Detection

January 5, 2015 10:37 am | by University of Texas at Arlington | News | Comments

Scientists at the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington have collaborated to develop a new method for detecting trace amounts of estrogen in small samples...

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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. ...

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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