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Making Cancer Treatment More Accessible

June 5, 2015 11:13 am | by Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT | News | Comments

MIT will be the lead research institution in a project to develop ironless superconducting cyclotrons, an effort that will make highly sought-after proton radiotherapy cancer treatment more available. The Institute's Plasma Science and Fusion...

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Ethylene Oxide Sterilizer with Cycle Customization Software

June 5, 2015 10:44 am | by 3M | Product Releases | Comments

Life science companies continually evaluate their operations for opportunities to improve throughput, increase compliance, and reduce costs. Medical device manufacturers, laboratories, and R&D facilities can all...

Effort to Incorporate Patient Perspective in Device Reviews Gains Steam

June 5, 2015 10:35 am | by AAMI | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled draft guidance that it says provides an outline of how agency staff might use patient preference information (PPI) for device reviews and labeling. "FDA believes that patients can and...

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Antimicrobial PVC Tubing

June 5, 2015 10:27 am | by New Age Industries | New Age Industries | Product Releases | Comments

New from tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is Clearflo Ag-47 antimicrobial tubing. Suitable for a variety of fluid transfer applications, Clearflo Ag-47 is designed to protect liquids from harmful bacteria that can...

Electronic Connector Education Tools

June 5, 2015 10:19 am | by HARTING North America | HARTING North America | Product Releases | Comments

HARTING unveiled a series of new educational tools – including HARTING U – at EDS 2015 that will make it easier and faster for engineers to determine the right solution for their applications. HARTING U was...

Blood Test for Lung Cancer

June 5, 2015 10:07 am | by University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center | News | Comments

Exact Sciences Corp. and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize blood-based screening and diagnostics tests for the early detection of lung cancer. This unique...

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The 'iKnife' and Electronic Health Innovation

June 5, 2015 9:30 am | by Zev Ginzburg, UX Researcher & Copywriter, Codal Inc. | Blogs | Comments

One can easily make the assumption the United States is a beacon of medical research, especially with the kind of research dollars allocated on a yearly basis to the National Institutes of Health and related research institutions. This is, of course, an ill-witted...

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Diagnosing with Fusion Plasma

June 5, 2015 9:00 am | by National Institutes of Natural Sciences | News | Comments

The National Institutes of Natural Sciences, National Institute for Fusion Science and The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences Department of Advanced Materials Science research group have developed an electron density diagnostic...

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Diagnostic Robot for Remote Prenatal Ultrasound Exams

June 5, 2015 8:45 am | by Waseda University | News | Comments

A Japanese researcher is developing a robot that can conduct prenatal ultrasound exams on pregnant women in remote locations. Although previously considered, the medical examination of pregnant women from a remote location had never been...

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Weighing an Intact Virus Mixture with Mass Spectrometer

June 5, 2015 8:30 am | by Jocelyn Duffy, Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

Carnegie Mellon University chemists, led by Mark Bier, have separated and weighed virus particles using mass spectrometry (MS). This is the first time that researchers successfully used matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization MS to analyze a...

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The Top 10 Pricing Mistakes

June 5, 2015 8:30 am | by Per Sjofors, CEO, Atenga | Blogs | Comments

Price strategy is emerging as a critical path for companies to increase their competitive advantage and bottom line. For many years, some companies have struggled to achieve miniscule gains through cost cutting, outsourcing, process re-engineering...

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BGA Socket Adapter for 1924 pin, 1mm Pitch

June 4, 2015 6:09 pm | by Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics' new high performance BGA Socket Adapter, LS-BGA1924A-05, allows user to convert compression mount BGA socket which needs mounting holes (in target PCB) into conventional through hole soldering options. The adapter consists of machined Phosphorous Bronze...

Using Preventive Neuroradiology to Lower Alzheimer's Risk

June 4, 2015 3:32 pm | by American Society of Neuroradiology | News | Comments

Armed with new knowledge about how neurodegenerative diseases alter brain structures, increasing numbers of neurologists, psychiatrists and other clinicians are adopting quantitative brain imaging as a tool to measure and help manage cognitive declines...

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Your Viral Infection History in a Single Drop of Blood

June 4, 2015 3:28 pm | by Howard Hughes Medical Institute | News | Comments

New technology developed by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) researchers makes it possible to test for current and past infections with any known human virus by analyzing a single drop of a person's blood. The method, called VirScan, is...

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3D-Printed Smartphone Microscope Images Single Molecules

June 4, 2015 3:16 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

Alongside his lab, Professor Ozcan has been working on the development of a 3D-printed mobile phone-based microscope to image and size DNA. This is the latest technology to be developed from their previous body of work, which includes smart attachments...

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