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Engineering New Bone Growth

August 19, 2014 3:57 pm | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks. When applied to bone injuries or defects, this coated scaffold induces the body to rapidly form...

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Class 6 Industrial Ethernet SmartMotors

August 19, 2014 3:31 pm | by MDT Staff | Animatics Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

These new Class 6 SmartMotors have a new powerful processor that operates at nearly twice the processor speed of Class 5. The PID rate...

Rechargeable Portable Mass Flow Meters

August 19, 2014 3:05 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Alicat Scientific, Inc., releases its new rechargeable portable gas mass flow meters. With 18 hours of continuous operation...

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Moving Single Cells Around – Accurately and Cheaply

August 19, 2014 2:56 pm | by Houston Methodist | News | Comments

Scientists at the Houston Methodist Research Institute have figured out how to pick up and transfer single cells using a pipette – a common laboratory tool that's been tweaked slightly. They describe this engineering feat and preliminary...

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Linear Piezo Nanopositioners

August 19, 2014 2:55 pm | by MDT Staff | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s QNP-L series linear piezo nanopositioning stages give nanometer-level performance in a compact, high-stiffness package. A variety...

First Endoscope-Guided Pedicle Screw System for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Launched

August 19, 2014 2:44 pm | by Aesculap Implant Systems | News | Comments

Aesculap Implant Systems announced the availability of the new S4 Element MIS System, the only posterior lumbar pedicle screw fixation system to utilize endoscope technology to gain direct visualization, providing the advantages of minimally...

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PEEK Molded Medical Components

August 19, 2014 2:31 pm | by MDT Staff | Minnesota Rubber & Plastics | Product Releases | Comments

Medical components custom molded of PEEK from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) improve performance while reducing costs. The company has proven experience...

Taking the Pulse of Aging

August 19, 2014 2:21 pm | by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology | News | Comments

Researchers at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new technique that can noninvasively image the pulse pressure and elasticity of the arteries of the brain, revealing correlations between...

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Antibacterial Gel Battles Hospital Superbugs

August 19, 2014 2:17 pm | by Queen's University Belfast | News | Comments

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have made a breakthrough in the fight against the most resistant hospital superbugs. The team from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's have developed the first innovative antibacterial gel that acts to...

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Line Heating Control System

August 19, 2014 2:07 pm | by MDT Staff | Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

Watlow integrated its components into a customizable, application-specific system consisting of: An EZ-ZONE RM temperature controller...

Providing Easy Access to Medical Device Reports Submitted to FDA Since the Early 1990s

August 19, 2014 2:06 pm | by Taha A. Kass-Hout, M.D., M.S., Chief Health Informatics Officer and Director of Office of Informatics and Technology Innovation, FDA and Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., Director – CDRH, FDA | Blogs | Comments

In addition to food and drugs, FDA has regulatory oversight of tens of thousands of medical devices ranging from bandages and prosthetics to heart valves and robotics. These products are used by millions of Americans, and they are essential...

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Toward the Creation of Medical Nanorobots

August 19, 2014 12:37 pm | by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology | News | Comments

Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots. They...

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Small, Low Cost, Highly Reliable, 'Pick & Hold' PWM Modules

August 19, 2014 12:30 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) offers a very low cost solution for solenoid control electronics. In Pick & Hold applications a higher (Pick) force is required initially and then a switch is made to a lower continuous (Hold) force...

Pharma EXPO 2014 Chicago

August 19, 2014 11:57 am | Events

Pharma EXPO, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, in collaboration with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), will draw more than 2,000 exhibitors and over 50,000 attendees. Side-by-side, the events...

Genetic Key to Lupus Shows Potential of Personalized Medicine

August 19, 2014 11:54 am | by Australian National University | News | Comments

Medical researchers have used DNA sequencing to identify a gene variant responsible for causing lupus in a young patient. The development shows that for the first time, it is feasible for researchers to identify the individual causes of lupus...

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