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Pulsed Electrical Fields May Improve Skin Rejuvenation

June 19, 2015 9:20 am | by Massachusetts General Hospital | News | Comments

A new approach to skin rejuvenation developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may be less likely to have unintended side effects such as scarring and altered pigmentation. In the online journal Scientific Reports, an MGH research team...

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X-Ray Imaging Reveals Secrets in Battery Materials

June 19, 2015 9:07 am | by University of California - San Diego | News | Comments

In a new study, researchers explain why one particular cathode material works well at high voltages, while most other cathodes do not. The insights, published in the 19 June issue of the journal Science, could help battery developers design...

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Probe Detects Cancerous Tissue Mid-Surgery

June 19, 2015 9:04 am | by Oak Ridge National Laboratory | News | Comments

Surgeons could know while their patients are still on the operating table if a tissue is cancerous, according to researchers from the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)'s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard...

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CMOS Video Camera

June 18, 2015 5:37 pm | by Medigus Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Medigus has adapted its proprietary technology to offer a cost-effective CMOS video camera at a competitive price. micro ScoutCam 3.45 boasts a high-end objective and a CMOS sensor that is specifically...

Medical Grade Polymers 2015

June 18, 2015 4:40 pm | Events

AMI’s Medical Grade Polymers 2015 conference on plastics and elastomer materials for medical devices, drug delivery, implants and surgical instruments, takes place September 15-16, 2015 in the beautiful city of Boston, MA at the end of the summer...

BIO-Europe 2015

June 18, 2015 4:36 pm | Events

BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. Delegates from all parts of the biotechnology value chain come to BIO-Europe to quickly identify, engage and enter into strategic relationships that drive their businesses...

8 Technology Trends MedTech Manufacturers Need to Watch Out for in 2015

June 18, 2015 3:48 pm | by Joanna Rotter, Content Marketing Manager, MSI Data | Blogs | Comments

We’re about half way through 2015 and there’s been no shortage of new technologies in the manufacturing and medtech realms so far. For complex medical equipment manufacturers, that means a lot of new opportunities to improve, but also a lot...

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Sequencing Ebola's Secrets

June 18, 2015 3:36 pm | by Harvard University | News | Comments

Last June, in the early days of the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, a team of researchers sequenced the genome of the deadly virus at unprecedented scale and speed. Their findings revealed a number of critical facts as the outbreak was unfolding...

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New Chip Identifies Chemicals in Ultratrace Amounts

June 18, 2015 3:32 pm | by Geroge Washington University | News | Comments

A George Washington University professor has designed new technology that can identify traces of chemicals at 10-19 moles, a previously undetectable amount. This minute quantity can be conceptualized as 10 times below a billionth of a billionth...

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Protecting Consumers from Counterfeit Medicines and Devices Sold Online

June 18, 2015 3:29 pm | by U.S. Food and Drug Administration | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, took action this week against more than 1,050 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription medicines and medical devices...

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Nanoparticles Give Cancer a Deadly Fever

June 18, 2015 3:25 pm | by NIST | News | Comments

Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including NIST scientists has yielded unexpected results that should help optimize the design of magnetic nanoparticles that can be used to deliver heat directly...

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Integrated, Open-Frame Stages

June 18, 2015 2:40 pm | by Aerotech, Inc. | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s PlanarDLA integrated, open-frame stages have high dynamics and exceptional geometric performance in a low-profile package. These stages are essential for applications ranging from two-sided LED...

Flexible Electronic Skin Turns You into a Computer

June 18, 2015 2:15 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

Wearable electronics are so omnipresent these days that, for me at least, they’re beginning to wear out their welcome. That said, I’m willing to be flexible about wearable sensors that depart from the typical on the wrist model. An engineering team...

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Male and Female Headers

June 18, 2015 1:25 pm | by 2Esyscom | Product Releases | Comments

DIN 41617 Male and Female Headers for connecting PCBs to backplanes are available off the shelf from 2E SysCom. Male connectors feature straight or right angle solder pins. Female connectors pins are...

Republicans Ready to Repeal Taxes on Medical Devices

June 18, 2015 11:12 am | by Alan Fram, Associated Press | News | Comments

Despite White House veto threats, the House is ready to vote to repeal taxes on medical devices and kill a Medicare advisory board that foes say would ration health care as the chamber aims its latest whack at President Barack Obama's health care law...

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