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Fast and Reliable Sensor Connectors

November 6, 2014 3:25 pm | by Mencom Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Mencom's quick disconnect sensor connectors and cabling offers fast and reliable solutions for the connectivity between the sensors and the control panel. Our sensor cables are over-molded with a variety of outer jacket material with or without shielding to provide the next line of defense for harsh applications. Armored cables for enhanced protection are available...

Maintenance-Free Venturi Vacuum Pump

November 6, 2014 2:46 pm | by Vaccon Company | Vaccon Company | Product Releases | Comments

Vaccon’s RTM series vacuum cartridges and pumps, ideally suited for the packaging industry, replace failed or clogged multi-stage pumps to maximize productivity and minimize downtime. Unlike multi-stage cartridges, Vaccon’s single stage cartridges allow dirt, dust and debris to pass through the pump without clogging. RTM cartridges thread directly into existing multi-stage vacuum pumps and...

Tear Fluid Sensor Offers Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring

November 6, 2014 2:05 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

NovioSense BV has announced the issuance by the European Patent Office of a patent that discloses a wireless flexible spring like sensor for detection of glucose levels in tear fluid. This invention contributes to the non-invasive near field...

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Mini Swivel Fittings Make Precision Blow Off Easy

November 6, 2014 11:33 am | by EXAIR Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

EXAIR's new Mini Swivel Fittings make it easy to adjust the position of our award-winning air nozzles. Using these Type 316 Stainless Steel mini swivels, even our mini Super Air Nozzles can be pointed exactly where needed. Available in three sizes, these swivels provide our smallest nozzles a...

Nanodiamonds Created from Graphite Could Lead to Advanced Biosensors

November 6, 2014 11:21 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

What began as research into a method to strengthen metals has led to the discovery of a new technique that uses a pulsing laser to create synthetic nanodiamond films and patterns from graphite, with potential applications from biosensors to...

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Chinese Factory Churns Out 6,000 Ebola Suits a Day

November 6, 2014 11:11 am | by Zhang Weiqun, Associated Press | News | Comments

Far from the Ebola hot zone, the sewing and gluing machines at a factory in China have been whirring more than usual to produce crucial yellow suits that protect the front-line medics more than 11,000 kilometers (7,000 miles) away in West Africa...

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India Startup to Improve Effectiveness of MRI Technology

November 6, 2014 11:00 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Officials at an Indian life sciences startup based on a Purdue University innovation say their company could improve the results of MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, a technique used at hospitals for medical diagnoses. David Thompson, president...

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Device Sorts Cancer Cells in Blood to Predict Spread

November 6, 2014 10:36 am | by University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | News | Comments

For most cancer patients, primary tumors are often not the most deadly. Instead, it is the metastatic tumors - tumors that spread from their original location to other parts of the body - that are the cause of most cancer deaths. The catalysts behind...

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Might Your Phone Determine Your State of Mental Health?

November 6, 2014 10:25 am | by Acoustical Society of America | News | Comments

Imagine this scenario: You've been feeling persistently blue lately, so you pull out your phone. Instead of asking Siri to tell you a joke, though, you open an app that records you simply talking about your day. A few hours later, your therapist sends...

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Device Brings a Breath of Fresh Air to Heart Failure Diagnosis

November 6, 2014 9:49 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Paramedics respond to a 911 call to find an elderly patient who’s having difficulty breathing. Anxious and disoriented, the patient has trouble remembering all the medications he’s taking, and with his shortness of breath, speaking is difficult. Is he suffering from acute emphysema or heart failure?

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Diagnosing Infectious Diseases with a Handheld POC Device

November 6, 2014 9:30 am | by OJ Bio | News | Comments

The successful development of new platform technology for the rapid point of care (POC) diagnosis of flu and other respiratory conditions has widespread potential for the detection of a wide range of other infectious diseases. Supported by Innovate...

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Uninsulated Single Contact Connectors Save on Costs

November 6, 2014 7:30 am | by Tom Anderson, Connector Product Manager, AVX | AVX | Blogs | Comments

When specifying connectors for new medical devices, consider uninsulated single contact solutions. These UL-certified contacts match the performance, robustness, and reliability of full connector solutions without the additional component and...

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9 Expectations to Have of Your Suppliers

November 6, 2014 7:30 am | by Luis Tissone, Director Life Sciences, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions | Trelleborg Sealing Solutions | Articles | Comments

In recent years, countless management experts and analysts have touted the benefits that medical device manufacturers of all sizes can realize by establishing "partnerships" with their suppliers. Forward-thinking suppliers understand how they...

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Motorized Lead Screw Range Offers More Thrust in Smaller Footprint

November 6, 2014 6:34 am | by Thomson Industries Inc. | Thomson Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, introduces its new range of Motorized Lead Screws. The precision engineered units combine a hybrid stepper motor and lead screw in one, compact envelope to provide clear advantages with a...

Simple, yet Sensitive Magnetometer Could Offer Advances in Medical Imaging

November 5, 2014 5:12 pm | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | News | Comments

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an innovative magnetometer that can replace conventional technology in applications such as neuroimaging, mineral exploration and molecular diagnostics. Its manufacturing costs are between...

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