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Organ Network in Transparent Chip for Detailed Study of How Cancer Cells Spread

June 23, 2014 11:33 am | by Eindhoven University of Technology | News | Comments

The recent development of the concept of organs on a chip opens the possibility of realistically studying human organs without the use of patients or animal testing. Professor Jaap den Toonder, who gave his inaugural lecture at Eindhoven...

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Neurological Device Designers Latest to Benefit from Medical Materials Database

June 23, 2014 11:06 am | by ASM International | News | Comments

Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, and ASM International, the world's largest professional society for materials engineering, today announced a new Neurological module in the ASM Medical Materials Database. The new...

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Cosmetic Lasers from Aeslight Get FDA Approval

June 23, 2014 10:52 am | by PRWeb | News | Comments

The world’s leading cosmetic lasers by Aeslight have now been approved by the FDA for sale within the United States. That means that Americans will finally have access to the cutting edge cosmetic laser products that have been breaking sales...

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Breaking Down the Regulation of LDTs: FDA Authority

June 23, 2014 10:33 am | by Richard Park, Contributing Editor | Blogs | Comments

During the past couple of weeks, I’ve been reporting on a letter that Bradley M. Thompson, JD, and James A. Boiani, JD, attorneys at Epstein Becker Green, recently sent to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg. The attorneys sent this letter...

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UAB Implants Responsive Neurostimulator for Epilepsy Seizure Control, First in Southeast

June 23, 2014 9:40 am | by University of Alabama at Birmingham | News | Comments

On June 18, neurosurgeons at the University of Alabama at Birmingham implanted a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with difficult-to-control epilepsy. It marked the first time in the Southeast the RNS system...

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Will Robots Render Surgeons Obsolete?

June 23, 2014 9:22 am | by Bloomberg | Videos | Comments

New York University Langone Robotic Surgery Center’s Dr. Michael Stifelman discusses robotic surgery on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”                       

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New Mobile App Provides Faster, More Accurate Measurement of Respiratory Rate

June 23, 2014 9:09 am | by Child & Family Research Institute | News | Comments

A new mobile app developed by researchers at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children's Hospital and the University of British Columbia can measure respiratory rate in children roughly six times faster than the standard...

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A Better Imager for Identifying Tumors

June 23, 2014 8:59 am | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

Before they excise a tumor, surgeons need to determine exactly where the cancerous cells lie. Now, research published today in The Optical Society's (OSA) journal Optics Letters details a new technique that could give surgeons cheaper and...

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First Alabamian Receives New Retrievable, Nonsurgical Pacemaker

June 23, 2014 8:53 am | by University of Alabama at Birmingham | News | Comments

Hoover resident Jack Brymer was driving home with his wife, Shirley, one night recently when it became clear to him his health problem was getting worse at a rapid pace. “I had been having dizzy spells, and it would feel like I was going...

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Bioengineers Improve Upon Football Mouthguard that Senses Head Impacts

June 23, 2014 8:50 am | by Bjorn Carey, Stanford | News | Comments

A device developed by Stanford bioengineers could one day provide real-time measurements of the head impacts sustained by football players. The research could also help characterize the forces sustained in more common head traumas, such as...

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Making Smartphones Smarter with See-Through Sensors

June 23, 2014 8:42 am | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

Your smartphone's display glass could soon be more than just a pretty face, thanks to new technology developed by researchers from Montreal and the New York-based company Corning Incorporated. The team has created the first laser-written...

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Short Stroke Actuators

June 22, 2014 8:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

ETEL now offers short stroke actuators in North America through parent company HEIDENHAIN Corporation. These extremely reliable Z Standalone Actuators are to be used in any application where force, throughput and long lifetime are required within a small form factor...

Sensors and Sensor Assemblies

June 22, 2014 8:21 pm | by MDT Staff | Birk Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

Birk Manufacturing will be providing standard temperature sensors and sensor assemblies featuring resistance temperature detectors, Thermocouples, and Thermistors as stand-alone products...

Modular UV Curing Device

June 22, 2014 8:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Dot Metrics Technologies has released a new version of its UV Tetra product, the Black Series, which features 30% increase in optical power density, dimming capabilities for optical power outputs, and PLC ON/OFF capability...

Infrared Optics with Broadband Anti-Reflective Coatings

June 22, 2014 8:01 pm | by MDT Staff | Edmund Optics | Product Releases | Comments

Edmund Optics has introduced an expanded offering of off-the-shelf infrared optics featuring broadband anti-reflective coatings to meet growing market demand...

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