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Material Enables Fabrication of Colored, High-Strength Sutures

October 8, 2010 6:25 am | DSM | Product Releases | Comments

DSM, which created and manufactures Dyneema Purity, the world’s strongest medical grade fiber, offers Dyneema Purity BLUE, the first 100% colored implantable grade ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber.

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Cytori Therapeutics to offer $18 million in stock

October 8, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cytori Therapeutics Inc. said Friday it is publicly offering $18 million worth of common stock at discount, sending shares lower in premarket trading.The company is offering 4 million shares at $4.50 apiece, marking a 15.7 percent discount to its closing price of $5.34 on Thursday.Shares fell...

Popular prostate cancer treatment associated with bone decay

October 8, 2010 5:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Endocrine Society) Using novel technology allowing "virtual bone biopsies" researchers have found that a common treatment for prostate cancer called androgen deprivation therapy is associated with structural decay of cortical and trabecular bone. The study has been accepted...

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Concentric Medical Announces Commercial Launch of Trevo™ in Europe

October 8, 2010 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 8 /- Concentric Medical, Inc. today announced the full European launch of Trevo™, the first device utilizing Stentriever™ technology for clot retrieval in ischemic stroke patients.  Trevo is the newest offering in a portfolio of products from...

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Interventional Spine®, Inc. Awarded the 2010 Best New Technology in Cervical Care Award

October 8, 2010 3:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8 /- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the Company's unique PERPOS® Percutaneous Cervical System has been awarded the 2010 Best New Technology in Cervical Card Award at The Orthopedics This Week® Spine Technology Awards® Gala held in...

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Kyma acquires select assets and IP rights from Fox Group

October 7, 2010 9:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Kyma Technologies Inc of Raleigh, NC, USA, which provides crystalline gallium nitride (GaN) and aluminum nitride (AlN) materials and related products and services, says that it has acquired certain assets and intellectual property rights from The Fox Group.

First pilot production line for organic LEDs to be installed in Germany

October 7, 2010 9:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Osram and its LED-affiliate Osram Opto Semiconductors are driving the technology shift on the lighting market and currently building a pilot line for organic LEDs (OLEDs) in Regensburg, Germany.

JX to transfer InP epi business to Optrans and form InP joint venture

October 7, 2010 8:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Tokyo-based JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corp says that it is to transfer the indium phosphide (InP) epitaxial wafer part of its compound semiconductor business to Optrans Corp of Kawasaki, Japan, which makes optoelectronic assemblies and components (including full-color LEDs and...

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Sony launches first 400mW blue?violet laser diode for Blu-ray

October 7, 2010 8:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Sony Corp has launched the SLD3237VF blue?violet laser diode, manufactured by subsidiary Sony Shiroishi Semiconductor Inc of Miyagi-Prefecture, Japan, which targets use for recording and playing Blu-ray discs, and supports BDXL, a new standard for large-capacity Blu-ray discs, reports...

Alferov-Riber MBE academy center of excellence to be established at Russia?s St Petersburg academic university

October 7, 2010 8:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Nobel Prize winning physicist Zhores Alferov, rector of the St Petersburg Academy University in Russia, visited the plant of Riber S.A. of Bezons, France, which manufactures molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) systems as well as evaporation sources and effusion cells, where he participated in an...

Compact wireless module for motion detection in automotive, industrial and medical applications

October 7, 2010 7:36 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

SensorDynamics presents a fail-safe inertial measurement system that detects angular rate and acceleration in each of three axes and transmits its data wirelessly Graz, Austria

Toyota develops advanced energy management system

October 7, 2010 7:35 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

(TMC) announced the development of the TOYOTA Smart Center, a system that links homes, vehicles, electric power companies and users, and enables integrated control of energy consumption.

Fujitsu develops record 1.3W output W-band GaN HEMT power amplifier

October 7, 2010 7:35 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

At this week?s 2010 IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium (CSICS) in Monterey, CA, USA (3?6 October), Japan?s Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd is presenting its development of a power amplifier using gallium nitride (GaN) high-electron-mobility transistors (HEMTs) that has achieved record...

Michael R. Bristow, M.D. Ph.D. Joins Nile Therapeutics Scientific Advisory Board

October 7, 2010 5:31 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 7 /- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced that Michael R. Bristow, M.D. Ph.D. has joined the Scientific Advisory Board overseeing the...

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AngioDynamics' fiscal 1Q profit falls 11 percent

October 7, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker AngioDynamics Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter profit fell 11 percent, and it lowered its expectations for the year.AngioDynamics said its net income decreased to $1.9 million, or 8 cents per share, from $2.1 million, or 9 cents per share, a year earlier. Its revenue...

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