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30 GHz Bandwidth Socket for QFN34 Package

January 6, 2015 1:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance elastomer socket for 0.4mm pitch QFN package. The SG-MLF-7084 socket is designed for a 6mmx4.5mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 30 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss (GSSG configuration). The contact resistance is typically 20 milliohms per pin. Network analyzer reflection measurements for the G-S-S-G case...

Night Light for Your Brain Produces Natural Sleep

January 6, 2015 12:10 pm | News | Comments

Getting enough of the right kind of sleep is crucial for keeping both body and mind healthy. Now a team of researchers at MIT has moved a step closer to being able to produce natural sleep patterns. In a paper published today...

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Floating Self-Clinching Nuts

January 6, 2015 11:54 am | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM floating self-clinching nuts for stainless steel assemblies enable easier mating-hole alignment to promote design flexibility in relaxed tolerance applications. These fasteners from PennEngineering can be specified either with non-locking or self-locking threads and will permit up to .015” / 0.38mm minimum float in all directions from center. Their unique engineering further imparts...

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MRI Offers New Insight into the Bipolar Brain

January 6, 2015 11:27 am | News | Comments

Sometimes, a new way of looking at something can bring to light an entirely new perspective. Using a different type of MRI imaging, researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered previously unrecognized differences in the brains of...

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Efficient Testing Procedures Will Allow Advanced Technologies at Lower Cost

January 6, 2015 11:09 am | News | Comments

The in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry and healthcare provider organizations are trying to function collaboratively to manifest a paradigm shift from routine disease management to prevention and wellness. Expectedly...

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‘Flying Carpet’ Technique Delivers One-Two Punch Of Anticancer Drugs

January 6, 2015 10:23 am | News | Comments

An international team of researchers has developed a drug delivery technique that utilizes graphene strips as “flying carpets” to deliver two anticancer drugs sequentially to cancer cells, with each drug targeting the distinct part of the cell...

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Good Vibes from Insoles May Prevent Falling

January 6, 2015 10:06 am | News | Comments

Findings published today in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation show that imperceptible vibratory stimulation applied to the soles of the feet improved balance by reducing postural sway and gait variability in elderly study...

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'Glowing' Nanotechnology Guides Cancer Surgery

January 6, 2015 9:56 am | 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 | 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...

‘Magic’ Blood Test Simply a Matter of Science

January 5, 2015 11:32 am | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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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