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EMR and EHR: Orienting the Focus

April 7, 2015 8:30 am | by Zev Ginzburg, UX Researcher & Copywriter, Codal Inc. | Blogs | Comments

The EHR and EMR mandates in the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (PPACA) provisions in conjunction with the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) create noticeable fiscal incentives...

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3D Printing Is a Technological Step Up for Rapid Prototyping

April 7, 2015 8:30 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Blogs | Comments

Prototyping has always been an essential part of the development process. But advancements in materials and part accuracy allow evaluation of feature, functions, ergonomics and risk assessment to take place at the earliest possible stages...

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Voltage Controlled Oscillator

April 6, 2015 4:45 pm | by Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-3000-3000 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 3000 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V~4.5V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is +7.0 dBm typ. Engineered and...

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Metering Pumps

April 6, 2015 4:05 pm | by Fluid Metering, Inc. | Fluid Metering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The STH and STQ Duplex metering pumps from Fluid Metering, Inc. are ideal for precision mixing, diluting, and proportional metering for OEM medical, analytical, and industrial instrumentation. FMI’s OEM Duplex Metering Pumps consist of two FMI valveless pump heads direct coupled...

Circuit Protection Selection Platform

April 6, 2015 2:24 pm | by Littelfuse, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Littelfuse, Inc., a global provider of circuit protection, has expanded the range of circuit protection devices included in the Littelfuse iDesign online simulation and product selection tool. First introduced in April 2014, this robust web-based tool now includes an ESD selection tool...

Photos of the Day: Monitoring Vitals with a Video of Your Face

April 6, 2015 2:01 pm | by Mike Williams, Rice University | News | Comments

Rice University researchers are developing a highly accurate, touch-free system that uses a video camera to monitor patients’ vital signs just by looking at their faces. The technique isn’t new, but engineering researchers in Rice’s Scalable...

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Camera Chip Provides Superfine 3D Resolution

April 6, 2015 1:41 pm | by California Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Imagine you need to have an almost exact copy of an object. Now imagine that you can just pull your smartphone out of your pocket, take a snapshot with its integrated 3D imager, send it to your 3D printer, and within minutes you have reproduced...

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Inspection Gage for Micro Tools

April 6, 2015 12:33 pm | by Euro-Tech Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Euro-Tech’s patented REACTION software has elevated cutting tool inspection to a new level making both scale and edge detection inspections possible in real time. Make, save and recall inspection scenes for new tool inspections of a tool image using scales, screen, edge detection...

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Putting the Safety of 'Magic Anti-Cancer Bullet' to the Test

April 6, 2015 10:44 am | by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology | News | Comments

A group of MIPT researchers together with their colleagues from Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Australia and the Netherlands have carried out the first systematic study analyzing the safety of so-called upconversion nanoparticles that may be used to...

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CRISPR-Cas Genome Editing May Overcome Deadly Fungal Infections

April 6, 2015 10:40 am | by Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research | News | Comments

By modifying the CRISPR-Cas genome editing system, Whitehead Institute researchers are now able to manipulate Candida albicans' genome systematically--an approach that could help identify novel targets for therapies against this serious pathogen...

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Hormone and Bone Tests May Indicate Dialysis Patients’ Heart Health

April 6, 2015 10:37 am | by American Society of Nephrology (ASN) | News | Comments

Bone loss may be a sign of poor heart health in patients on dialysis, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology(JASN). Monitoring bone loss in dialysis patients may therefore...

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Latest Advances in Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT

April 6, 2015 10:33 am | by European Society of Cardiology | News | Comments

The latest advances in nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT imaging are set to be announced at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC) 12. ICNC 12 will be held 3 to 5 May 2015 in Madrid, Spain, at the Hotel Auditorium...

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Optics, Nanotechnology Combined Creates Low-Cost Gas Sensor

April 6, 2015 10:30 am | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

Engineers have combined innovative optical technology with nanocomposite thin-films to create a new type of sensor that is inexpensive, fast, highly sensitive and able to detect and analyze a wide range of gases. The technology might find...

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Medical Device Maker Settles Lawsuit for $4.4 Million

April 6, 2015 10:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medtronic has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the federal government accusing the company of selling medical devices made in China and Malaysia to the U.S. military. Federal law requires that devices sold to the military...

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New Advancements in 3D Designs for Neural Tissue Engineering

April 6, 2015 10:22 am | by Institute of Neural Regeration & Tissue Engineering | News | Comments

It is well known that neurological diseases and injuries pose some of the greatest challenges in modern medicine, with few if any options for effectively treating such diagnoses, but recent work suggests a unique approach for reconstructing damaged...

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