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Tiny Carbon Nanotube Pores Make Big Impact

October 30, 2014 10:24 am | by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | News | Comments

A team led by the Lawrence Livermore scientists has created a new kind of ion channel based on short carbon nanotubes, which can be inserted into synthetic bilayers and live cell membranes to form tiny pores that transport water, protons ...

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Research Program to Develop Cost-Effective, 3D Printed Biomedical Tech

October 30, 2014 10:16 am | by Oxford Performance Materials | News | Comments

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has announced the commencement of an extensive joint research program with Yale University to develop innovative and cost-effective 3D printed biomedical technologies and applications ...    

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Establish Communication Up Front

October 30, 2014 8:30 am | by Dave Beckstoffer, Commercial Program Manager, Portescap | Portescap | Blogs | Comments

For the motion control of any medical device, cost pressures always exist to keep them as low as feasible while still providing the performance required. The key is early engagement with the motion control manufacturer to ensure the development...

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Solidscape: Precision 3D Printing That Saves Lives

October 30, 2014 8:30 am | by Solidscape | Articles | Comments

It’s not hard to see that the 3D printing industry is taking the world by storm. With new stories announced daily, the vast opportunities within the technology seem to be as endless as the new capabilities. An intriguing space, of course...

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One Handed Torquer

October 30, 2014 12:22 am | by MDT Staff | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina is featuring a one handed green torquer (#97339) from its extensive line of guide wire accessories. Made of ABS, Polypropylene, and stainless steel, the torquer fits guide wires 0.018 – 0.038 inch. It is operable with one hand by squeezing (instead of turning) the top button to open the locking mechanism and load the guide wire. Molded ridges enhance grip, steering and torque...

Medical Electronic Solutions at MD&M Minneapolis

October 30, 2014 12:20 am | by MDT Staff | Molex | Product Releases | Comments

Molex To Showcase Expanding Medical Portfolio At MD&M Minneapolis 2014 Booth 1518 spotlights pioneering technologies for groundbreaking healthcare devices LISLE, IL – October 29, 2014 – Molex Incorporated will showcase a comprehensive medical product portfolio at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis Conference being held October 29-30. Molex electronic solut...

Low Cost, High Precision Alignment Stages

October 29, 2014 7:23 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Optimal Engineering Systems’ (OES) low profile, XY-theta stages are designed for high precision alignment applications. These stages move in an XY-plane and rotate around the center of the XY-plane. The terms alignment table, or XY-rotation stage...

Cable Assembly Integrated Solutions

October 29, 2014 7:20 pm | by MDT Staff | ODU-USA, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With its expansion into the US market, ODU-USA has the capability of supplying its cable assembly solutions and capabilities for medical and military applications worldwide. ODU’s exceptional engineering standards ensure the highest level of cable design and performance...

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Board-Level Programmable Logic Controller

October 29, 2014 7:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The SPLat HMI430 is a board-level programmable logic controller (PLC) with an integrated 4.3-inch colour touchscreen, available at nearly half the cost of previous products with similar functionality. With onboard, ruggedized digital I/O, analog I/O, and the SPLat MultiTrack™ built-in multitasking operating system, the HMI430 delivers professional-quality control that is affordable and easy to...

App Developer Specialist

October 29, 2014 7:09 pm | by MDT Staff | Microchip Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced its first App Developer Specialist—WillowTree Apps—the latest company to join Microchip’s world-class Design Partner Network...

IP 68 Quick Fix Cable Glands

October 29, 2014 7:02 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

New Quick Fix Cable Glands from OKW speed up installations and make it easier to work when access is difficult. Quick Fix Cable Glands have been designed to be fitted from the outside without the use of special tools. They will fit both OKW and non-OKW enclosures...

Photos of the Day: Exploring the Science behind Scalp Cooling

October 29, 2014 3:58 pm | by Paxman | News | Comments

Scalp cooling works by lowering the temperature of the head and scalp immediately before, after and during the administration of chemotherapy. This in turn reduces the blood flow to the hair follicles, thus preventing or minimizing the damage, meaning that hair loss is not inevitable...

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Scalp Cooler Could Halt Chemo Hair Loss

October 29, 2014 3:52 pm | by University of Huddersfield | News | Comments

The hair loss that is often an emotionally devastating consequence of chemotherapy can be halted by the use of special scalp cooling devices used before, during and after treatment. Now University of Huddersfield researchers, working closely with one of the world’s leading companies...

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Novel Ultrasound Technology to Screens for Heart Conditions

October 29, 2014 3:26 pm | by UC San Diego | News | Comments

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have determined for the first time the impact of a ring-shaped vortex on transporting blood flow in normal and abnormal ventricles within the human heart. They worked with cardiologists at the Non-Invasive Cardiology Laboratory...

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Better Chemotherapy through Targeted Delivery

October 29, 2014 3:16 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Every year, about 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with brain tumors that have spread from elsewhere in the body. These tumors, known as metastases, are usually treated with surgery followed by chemotherapy, but the cancer often returns. A new study from MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital...

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