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New Particle-Sorting Method Breaks Speed Records

June 25, 2014 8:25 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Researchers compare the processing of biological fluid samples with searching for a needle in a haystack — only in this case, the haystack could be diagnostic samples, and the needle might be tumor cells present in just parts-per-million...

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Photos of the Day: High-Speed Diagnostics

June 25, 2014 8:24 am | by MIT News Office | News | Comments

Researchers compare the processing of biological fluid samples with searching for a needle in a haystack — only in this case, the haystack could be diagnostic samples, and the needle might be tumor cells present in just parts-per-million...

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Servo-Driven Rotary Actuator

June 24, 2014 11:38 pm | by MDT Staff | Servo2Go.Com Ltd., Shimpo Drives, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Shimpo Drives announced its new STH servo-driven rotary actuator. The STH is a mid-performance rotary actuator that sets a new price/performance point in rotary positioning...

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Modular Belt Conveyor Brings Added Functionality

June 24, 2014 11:32 pm | by MDT Staff | Dorner Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Dorner is launching the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging and assembly...

Chip Resistors are Impervious to Sulfur

June 24, 2014 11:25 pm | by MDT Staff | Stackpole Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The RMCG Series from Stackpole provides a surface mount thick film chip resistor that is impervious to contamination by sulfur. The RMCG Series has inner terminations that are protected by...

Contracers Allow Quick, Accurate Measurement

June 24, 2014 11:19 pm | by MDT Staff | Mitutoyo America Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Mitutoyo America announced the addition of new CV-2100N4 and M4 Contracers to their line of Form Measurement Instruments. These new models replace the already successful CV-1000N2/2000M4 models...

FDA Encourages Medical Device Data System Innovation

June 24, 2014 2:16 pm | by Bakul Patel, Senior Policy Advisor in Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA | Blogs | Comments

Thanks to advances in digital health, doctors and their patients are more frequently using computer systems to collect medical data that can provide useful information on a patient’s health. Some of these systems, referred to as “medical...

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GlobalData Analysts: Strategic Benefits, Not Tax Avoidance, the Main Motivation for Medtronic Megadeal

June 24, 2014 2:08 pm | by GlobalData | News | Comments

Medtronic’s $42.9 billion merger with Covidien, which created last week the world’s largest medical devices company, was primarily motivated by future market gains rather than tax inversion, according to analysts with research and consulting...

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Device Allows Brain to Bypass Spinal Cord, Move Paralyzed Limbs

June 24, 2014 2:00 pm | by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | News | Comments

For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle. Ian Burkhart, a 23-year-old quadriplegic...

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Photos of the Day: Paralyzed Man Moves Hand with Thoughts

June 24, 2014 2:00 pm | by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | News | Comments

Ian Burkhart, a 23-year-old quadriplegic from Dublin, Ohio, is the first patient to use Neurobridge, an electronic neural bypass for spinal cord injuries that reconnects the brain directly to muscles, allowing voluntary and functional control...

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A New Tool for the Early Detection of Heart Failure

June 24, 2014 11:49 am | by Marlene Cimons, National Science Foundation | News | Comments

Until recently, a reliable, low-cost, non-invasive method to measure changes that occur in the water content of the lungs did not exist. Yet, having such a device could be an important tool for the early detection of heart failure, which...

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The Goose Bump Sensor

June 24, 2014 11:29 am | by American Institute of Physics (AIP) | News | Comments

Can emotional states be measured quantitatively, and if so what would advertising, manufacturing and social media companies do with that data? Imagine a world in which a consumer's real-time physical and emotional response helped to determine...

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Grant Funds Development of Bladder Cancer Detection Device

June 24, 2014 11:12 am | by University of Texas at Arlington | News | Comments

A multi-institutional research team has received a $480,000 National Science Foundation grant to build an inexpensive device that uses nanotechnology and a simple urine test to detect the most miniscule amount of bladder cancer cells in a...

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Research Finds that Cell Phones Reflect Our Personal Microbiome

June 24, 2014 11:04 am | by PeerJ | News | Comments

Smartphones are everywhere, and they may be smarter than you think. Our cell phones actually reflect the personal microbial world of their owners, with potential implications for their use as bacterial and environmental sensors, according...

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ARKON Anesthesia Delivery System Honored as 2014 MDEA Winner

June 24, 2014 10:57 am | by Design Concepts | News | Comments

Design Concepts announced today that the ARKON anesthesia delivery system has been selected as the Silver Winner in the Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Products category of the 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. The 2014...

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