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New Tool to Grow Cancer Cells Streamlines Laboratory Research

May 16, 2014 11:58 am | by Georgetown University Medical Center | News | Comments

A new technique that allows the growth of both normal and cancer cells and keeps them alive indefinitely is transforming and expediting basic cancer research, say investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The...  

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DoD Funds Terahertz-Range Metamaterials Research

May 16, 2014 11:49 am | by Penn State | News | Comments

Metamaterials research having potential applications in high-speed data transmission, medical imaging and other kinds of imaging and remote sensing is the focus of a U.S. Department of Defense project funded for five years at $7.5 million...

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New Polymers Are Stronger than Bone

May 16, 2014 11:10 am | by IBM | News | Comments

Scientists from IBM Research have successfully discovered a new class of polymer materials that can potentially transform manufacturing and fabrication in the fields of transportation, aerospace, and microelectronics. Through the unique...

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Photos of the Day: IBM Research Discovers New Class of Polymers (Infographic)

May 16, 2014 11:08 am | by IBM | News | Comments

Polymers are in most everything, yet this is the first new family of polymers created in decades. Scientists from IBM Research have successfully demonstrated these new polymers to have the following properties: Stronger than bone, lightweight...

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Hope for Paraplegic Patients

May 16, 2014 10:26 am | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | News | Comments

People with severe injuries to their spinal cord currently have no prospect of recovery and remain confined to their wheelchairs. Now, all that could change with a new treatment that stimulates the spinal cord using electric impulses. The...

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Revenue for Sports, Fitness, and Activity Monitors to Increase by Nearly $1 Billion Through 2019

May 16, 2014 9:37 am | by IHS Technology | News | Comments

Global market revenue for sports, fitness and activity monitors will rise by 46 percent from 2013 through 2019, expanding by nearly $1 billion as health-conscious consumers rush to buy devices ranging from heart-rate monitors to running...

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Board-to-Board Power Pin Connector

May 16, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Hirose Electric Usa | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has strengthened its board-to-board power connector product offering with the development of the flexible and customizable IT-P Series. Featuring a 3-piece structure...

400W AC/DC Power Supplies

May 16, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Micropower Direct Llc | Product Releases | Comments

The MPU-400CS series, available now from MicroPower Direct, provides 400W of output power in a compact, low profile package. These power supplies feature high power density; active power factor correction; full safety approvals...

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400 Watt Convection Cooled Power Supply

May 16, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power announces the SDH400 series of single and dual output 400 Watt highly efficient convection cooled power supplies. These compact 1U profile chassis mount supplies, measuring 8.0 x 5.0 x 1.6 inches (203.0 x 127.0 x 40.64 mm)...

Air Nozzle

May 16, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

EXAIR’s new PEEK 3/8 NPT Super Air Nozzle has been engineered to produce the highest performance attainable. The protective aerodynamic slots guide the airflow to a single point of convergence for hard-hitting force and dramatic noise reduction...

Omnis Health Introduces EmbraceEVO Blood Glucose Monitoring System

May 15, 2014 5:32 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Omnis Health, a value leader in diabetes monitoring systems, today announced the launch of the new EmbraceEVO, a blood glucose meter with a sleek, compact design. The EmbraceEVO is uniquely available as an affordable all-in-one starter kit...

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First Implantation of Aesculap’s univation X Unicondylar Knee System

May 15, 2014 4:58 pm | by Aesculap Implant Systems LLC | News | Comments

Aesculap Implant Systems announced the implantation of the univation X Unidondylar Knee System on April 9, 2014. This case marks the first implantation for Aesculap’s univation X fixed knee implant worldwide and marked the limited launch...

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Neurosurgeon Uses Depth Electrodes for Speech Mapping

May 15, 2014 4:40 pm | by University Hospitals Case Medical Center | News | Comments

At the 2014 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, neurosurgical researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center presented results from a small study looking at deep brain electrode implantation as a...

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A Way to Detect Low Blood Sugar and Stop Insulin Delivery During Sleep

May 15, 2014 4:37 pm | by Erin Digitale, Stanford University School of Medicine | News | Comments

New research could soon make it easier for people with type-1 diabetes to get a safe night’s sleep, says a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist who led the study. In a large trial conducted in patients’ homes in the United States...

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Flexible Supercapacitor Could Power Wearable Medical Monitors

May 15, 2014 4:25 pm | by Case Western Reserve University | News | Comments

Scientists have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics. The device is a supercapacitor—a...

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