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23andMe and Genentech Combine Forces to Analyze the Genomic Data of Parkinson's

January 7, 2015 9:48 am | by Edelman | News | Comments

23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced an agreement with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, to generate whole genome sequencing data for approximately 3,000 people in 23andMe's Parkinson's disease community...

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Microfluidic Device Manufacturing

January 7, 2015 9:13 am | by Hermann Ultrasonics, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Welding with ultrasonic vibrations is a cost-effective and safe method for joining the two halves of a polystyrene microfluidic test chip in such a way that the function is assured. The cross-section in the test channel has to remain constant...

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Precision Optics Overrun List

January 6, 2015 5:58 pm | by Meller Optics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

PRECISION OPTICS OVERRUN LIST 2015 LIST INCLUDES OVER 75 CATEGORIES OF OPTICS A comprehensive list of first-quality optics consisting of overrun parts made from a wide variety of materials is being published by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. The listed optics can often replace the need, expense, and waiting time associated with ordering custom optics. The Meller Optics...

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Micro Fittings

January 6, 2015 5:12 pm | by Diba Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Diba 6-40 Click-N-Seal Micro fittings easily connect 1/16’’ tubing to 6-40 threaded ports, making them suitable for systems that require smaller, precision fluid connections. The new fittings utilize Diba’s patented Click-N-Seal technology: the fitting is hand tightened until it reaches the correct torque, at which point the cap clicks. This ensures leak-free connections without the risk...

Clinical Evaluations and Investigations for Medical Devices

January 6, 2015 4:51 pm | Events

Clarifying Competent Authority expectations for evaluations and investigations, hear direct regulatory feedback from key regulatory bodies including theMHRA and HPRA, gain first hand feedback, advice and updates from 3 Notified Bodies...

RDD Europe 2015

January 6, 2015 4:37 pm | Events

The Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) Europe 2015 scientific conference will welcome pulmonary and nasal drug delivery experts from around the world to Antibes, France, May 5-8, 2015. The joint organizers of this prestigious event, RDD Online

Learn to Design EMC for Medical Electronics

January 6, 2015 4:32 pm | Events

EMC is often put off to the last phase of development … but it can't be ignored. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) has many implications on several levels and most engineers working with electrical or electronic products have to deal with its many

Aqueous Parts Washer

January 6, 2015 3:20 pm | by MecWash Systems | MecWash Systems | Product Releases | Comments

MecWash Systems Introduces Maxi Parts Washer to the United States Chagrin Falls, OH – MecWash Systems introduces the Maxi, a fully automatic, highly customizable, self-contained aqueous cleaning system that meets the highest aerospace, automotive, and hydraulic industry cleanliness standards. Ideal for cleaning large individual components or smaller components with high volumes, the Maxi h...

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Automatic Height Adjusting Carts

January 6, 2015 3:06 pm | by Verti-Lift | Product Releases | Comments

Verti-Lift Introduces Auto-Hite Automatic Height Adjusting Carts Louisville, KY – Verti-Lift introduces Auto-Hite Carts, which automatically adjust so that work-pieces are at the optimal operator height. Designed to maximize safety, productivity, and ergonomics, these spring-loaded, self-leveling products feature a 22”-26” window of vertical travel making them ideal for any associate or par...

An App for Diagnosing Head Injuries

January 6, 2015 2:03 pm | by Ramin A. Khalili, USAMRMC Combat Casualty Care Research Program Knowledge Manager | News | Comments

The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient...

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30 GHz Bandwidth Socket for QFN34 Package

January 6, 2015 1:21 pm | by Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance elastomer socket for 0.4mm pitch QFN package. The SG-MLF-7084 socket is designed for a 6mmx4.5mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 30 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss (GSSG configuration). The contact resistance is typically 20 milliohms per pin. Network analyzer reflection measurements for the G-S-S-G case...

Night Light for Your Brain Produces Natural Sleep

January 6, 2015 12:10 pm | by Helen Knight, MIT News correspondent | News | Comments

Getting enough of the right kind of sleep is crucial for keeping both body and mind healthy. Now a team of researchers at MIT has moved a step closer to being able to produce natural sleep patterns. In a paper published today...

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Floating Self-Clinching Nuts

January 6, 2015 11:54 am | by PennEngineering | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM floating self-clinching nuts for stainless steel assemblies enable easier mating-hole alignment to promote design flexibility in relaxed tolerance applications. These fasteners from PennEngineering can be specified either with non-locking or self-locking threads and will permit up to .015” / 0.38mm minimum float in all directions from center. Their unique engineering further imparts...

MRI Offers New Insight into the Bipolar Brain

January 6, 2015 11:27 am | by University of Iowa Healthcare | News | Comments

Sometimes, a new way of looking at something can bring to light an entirely new perspective. Using a different type of MRI imaging, researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered previously unrecognized differences in the brains of...

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Efficient Testing Procedures Will Allow Advanced Technologies at Lower Cost

January 6, 2015 11:09 am | by Frost & Sullivan | News | Comments

The in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry and healthcare provider organizations are trying to function collaboratively to manifest a paradigm shift from routine disease management to prevention and wellness. Expectedly...

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