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Now In Every Living Room, A Homemade 3-D Printer

January 7, 2011 8:39 am | Podcasts | Comments

Jim Smith, a 23-year-old in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., is taking citizen science to another level. He designed and built his own 3-D printer, which sits in the corner of his living room. Science Friday visited with Smith, got a tour of the machine and did some printing.

Apollo-Era Moon Data Get a Fresh Look

January 7, 2011 8:39 am | Podcasts | Comments

By re-examining seismic data collected from Apollo-era moon missions, scientists say they're able to more precisely describe the makeup of the moon's core. Planetary scientist Renee Weber explains how the old data were initially interpreted and what the new analysis shows.

Paul Offit On The Anti-Vaccine Movement

January 7, 2011 8:38 am | Podcasts | Comments

In his new book, vaccine researcher Paul Offit contends that some parents' decisions not to vaccinate their kids are harming others. Offit discusses the anti-vaccine movement, and weighs in on a new report calling a 1998 study linking autism and vaccines an "elaborate fraud."

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Watching More Than TV On TV

January 7, 2011 8:38 am | Podcasts | Comments

Apple TV, Google TV, Xbox ... There's no shortage of accessories to add to that 50-inch plasma. Two technology journalists run down the options for accessing the Web or streaming movies on your television. Plus, the latest from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Weaving Batteries And Solar Cells Into Textiles

January 7, 2011 8:38 am | Podcasts | Comments

Reporting in the journal Science, researchers write of a way to create nanoscale yarns that function as superconductors, batteries or solar cells. Study author Ray Baughman discusses how to twist up these functional yarns, and how they could revolutionize future fabrics.

Perrigo Company to Present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

January 7, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALLEGAN, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 /- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that Perrigo Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa will present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 10, at 11:00 AM (PST) at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco,...

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Virtual Event Dedicated to Cutting-Edge Trends in Implantable Medical Devices Offers Sessions on Orthopedic and Cardio Applications

January 7, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2011 /- MD+DI ( Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry ), MPMN ( Medical Product Manufacturing News ), and OrthoTec, UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group leading brands, today announced session topics for the upcoming virtual event, Design Trends: Technological...

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Portable Infrared Heater Provides Instant Radiant Heat

January 7, 2011 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Eraser's Model HL2 Lux-thermM Portable Infrared Heater is a high intensity quartz lamp that provides instant, flameless radiant heat. Model HL2 incorporates two clear, high intensity 500 watt tubular quartz heat lamps.

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Dimensional Measurement System Specially Designed for Micro Part Inspection

January 7, 2011 6:41 am | Optical Gaging Products, Inc. (OGP) | Product Releases | Comments

Optical Gaging Products (OGP) introduces the new SmartScope Apex Micro precision dimensional measurement system to the industrial marketplace. Apex Micro is a floor model fixed optics system...

Med device maker Doctors Research lands $7.7M

January 7, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Doctors Research Group Inc. of Southbury, Conn., a maker of a bone cement for repairing cranial defects, has raised $7.7 million of a planned $15 million financing round, according to a regulatory filing.

Hologic pays $125M to acquire Interlace Medical

January 7, 2011 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Hologic Inc., a Bedford developer of diagnostics tools for women's health, has acquired Interlace Medical Inc., a Framingham medical device maker, for $125 million.

Airflow Sensor Product Line Expanded With Analog Version

January 7, 2011 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell announced the introduction of the Honeywell Zephyr Analog Airflow Sensors that provide an analog interface for reading airflow over the specified full scale flow span and temperature range.

Low Resistance LGA Connector Offer Lead-Free Option

January 7, 2011 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

In an effort to improve assembly efficiency and reduce the amount of lead content in finished products, many electronics manufacturers have selected a land grid array (LGA) as part of their integrated circuit package.

Chimerix Commences CMX001 Open-Label Clinical Study for the Treatment of Patients With Life-Threatening or Serious dsDNA Viral Infections

January 7, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 7, 2011 /- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment has begun in a multicenter, open-label clinical study of CMX001 (the CMX001-350 study) for the treatment of...

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WaferGen to Present at OneMedForum San Francisco 2011

January 7, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS ), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that it will present an overview of the company at the 4th Annual OneMedForum Business Development and Investment...

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