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Recent Advances in Die Attach Film

May 12, 2014 12:09 pm | by AI Technology Inc. | Articles | Comments

The advantage of using die attach film at the wafer level compared to using die attach material on individual die are known for many years.  To completely take advantage of the use of die attach film at the wafer level, the die attach film...

Evolutions in the EU IVD Regulatory Landscape

May 12, 2014 11:44 am | by Sarah Stec, Legal and Regulatory Director, GMED North America Inc. | Articles | Comments

Of the two medical device regulations that are currently being debated in the European Union, the regulation covering in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) contains the more comprehensive changes to the EU IVD market access regulations...

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DARPA-Funded DEKA Arm System Earns FDA Approval

May 12, 2014 11:23 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

DARPA launched the Revolutionizing Prosthetics program with a radical goal: gain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an advanced electromechanical prosthetic upper limb with near-natural control that enhances independence...

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Photos of the Day: Revolutionizing Prosthetics

May 12, 2014 11:18 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

DARPA launched the Revolutionizing Prosthetics program with a radical goal: gain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an advanced electromechanical prosthetic upper limb with near-natural control that enhances independence...

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Conducting Polymer Films Decorated with Biomolecules for Cell Research Use

May 12, 2014 10:36 am | by Penn State | News | Comments

The ability to create conducting polymer films in a variety of shapes, thicknesses and surface properties rapidly and inexpensively will make growing and testing cells easier and more flexible, according to a team of Penn State bioengineers...

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Hijacking Bacteria's Natural Defenses to Trap and Reveal Pathogens

May 12, 2014 10:26 am | by University of Nottingham | News | Comments

The breakthrough, published in the journal Nature Materials, could offer an easier way of detecting pathogenic bacteria outside of a clinical setting and could be particularly important for the developing world, where access to more sophisticated...

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Patient Stem Cells Used to Make 'Heart Disease-on-a-Chip'

May 12, 2014 10:11 am | by Harvard's Wyss Institute | News | Comments

Harvard scientists have merged stem cell and 'organ-on-a-chip' technologies to grow, for the first time, functioning human heart tissue carrying an inherited cardiovascular disease. The research is big step forward for personalized medicine...

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Remotely Monitoring Heart Patients with Implanted Defibrillators Lowers Risk of Death

May 12, 2014 9:59 am | by Yale | News | Comments

Patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) have significantly lower risk of death and re-hospitalization if they are followed through an automatic, wireless remote monitoring system, a Yale clinical study has found. Results...

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Pacemaker Algorithm Significantly Delays Atrial Fibrillation

May 12, 2014 9:48 am | by Medtronic Inc. | News | Comments

New data presented as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Heart Rhythm Society's 2014 Annual Scientific Sessions show that an advanced pacing feature exclusive to Medtronic, Inc. pacemakers significantly delays the progression of persistent...

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Medtronic ICDs Safely Extend Detection Times for Secondary Prevention Patients

May 12, 2014 9:38 am | by Medtronic Inc. | News | Comments

Medtronic, Inc. today announced the results from the first prospective randomized clinical trial to show that Medtronic implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can safely extend detection times before triggering therapy in secondary...

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Trends in the U.S. IVD Market: Diseases and Testing Venues

May 12, 2014 9:06 am | by Richard Park, Contributing Editor | Blogs | Comments

My blog last week looked at a report released by Kalorama Information entitled, “The United States Market For In Vitro Diagnostic Tests.” This report examines the current state of the U.S. IVD market, analyzes the various emerging trends...

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2/4-Channel LIN Transceiver

May 12, 2014 8:56 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Local interconnect network (LIN) nodes are witnessing exponential growth rates in cars, resulting in master modules controlling multiple LIN buses. To address this growing need for multi LIN transceiver systems Melexis introduces a new generation...

15.6" Wide TFT LCD

May 12, 2014 8:49 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Tianma NLT America (TNAM) introduces of a new 15.6-inch wide WXGA a-SI TFT LCD, developed by NLT Technologies. The LCD features a long-life white LED backlight unit that provides high luminance with lower maintenance costs for equipment...

High Resolution PCIe Cards

May 12, 2014 8:42 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Elsys Instruments, a leading manufacturer of custom and standard fast, high-precision data acquisition systems, has expanded its family of LAN controlled transient recorders with a new, cost-effective series of high resolution PCIe data...

LED Flood System

May 12, 2014 8:37 am | by MDT Staff | Dymax Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Dymax Corporation has introduced the new BlueWave LED Flood System which offers greater intensity and uniformity, contributing to faster and more repeatable cure times. With LED’s instant on/off capability, there are no mechanical shutter...

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