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Combining Magnetism and Light to Fight Cancer

April 1, 2015 9:28 am | by CNRS (Délégation Paris Michel-Ange) | News | Comments

​By combining, in a liposome, magnetic nanoparticles and photosensitizers that are simultaneously and remotely activated by external physical stimuli (a magnetic field and light), scientists at the Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes...

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Natural Inspiration for Artificial Skin

April 1, 2015 9:18 am | by DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

When weighing the pluses and minuses of your skin add this to the plus column: Your skin - like that of all vertebrates - is remarkably resistant to tearing. Now, a collaboration of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence...

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Novel Tissue Substitute Made of High-Tech Fibers

April 1, 2015 9:13 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Donor organs or synthetic implants are usually the only treatment option for patients who have suffered irreparable damage to internal organs or body tissue. But such transplants are often rejected. Implants based on autologous cells are...

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Blood Test Predicts Severity of Peanut and Seafood Allergies

April 1, 2015 9:09 am | by The Mount Sinai Hospital/Mount Sinai School of Medicine | News | Comments

A new blood test promises to predict which people will have severe allergic reactions to foods according to a new study led by Mount Sinai researchers and published online today in the The Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. To detect...

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25th International Conference & Exhibits: Molding 2015

March 31, 2015 4:47 pm | Events

The 25th International Conference & Exhibits – Molding 2015 is a unique event organized by a volunteer committee of all branches of the industry – molders, moldmakers, machinery and materials suppliers, the trade press, and Director Amos Golovoy . The conference will focus...

'Lab-on-a-Disc' Diagnoses Infectious Diseases at the Point-of-Care

March 31, 2015 3:35 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | News | Comments

A new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by an EU project research team can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration...

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Does Home Healthcare Mean Better Healthcare?

March 31, 2015 3:34 pm | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Blogs | Comments

Healthcare as we know it is experiencing a transformation where more medical technology is moving out of the hospitals and into patients’ homes or being made to travel with them. As a result, the convenience and comfort levels for patients...

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Ultrasensitive Temperature Sensors Made from Tobacco Cells

March 31, 2015 2:47 pm | by ETH Zurich | News | Comments

Humans have been inspired by nature since the beginning of time. We mimic nature to develop new technologies, with examples ranging from machinery to pharmaceuticals to new materials. Planes are modeled on birds and many drugs have their...

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New Website Launch

March 31, 2015 2:27 pm | by Toshiba Imaging Systems Division | Toshiba Imaging Systems Division | Product Releases | Comments

Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.’s Imaging Systems Division launches a newly designed website that is user-application driven and features a comprehensive camera comparison and selection tool for quick, side-by-side comparison of up to four...

Bionic Hand Powered by Thoughts Alone

March 31, 2015 2:24 pm | by University of Houston | News | Comments

A research team from the University of Houston has created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts. The technique, demonstrated with a 56-year-old man whose...

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Tilted Wave Interferometer

March 31, 2015 12:16 pm | by Mahr Federal, Inc. | Mahr Federal, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A new "Tilted Wave Interferometer" technology from Mahr for the optical measurement and analysis of aspheric lenses and freeform surfaces has been nominated for a 2015 PRISM Award of the SPIE (International Society for Optics and Photonics) and Photonics Media. This highly...

3D Printing Tech Providing 'Robohand' to 7-Year-Old Girl

March 31, 2015 10:54 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought she needed a left hand; after all, she couldn't remember losing hers when she was only 9 months old. But when it came to getting one custom made in a day by a 3D printer, that was a different story...

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Reflections on Frost & Sullivan 2015 Medical Technologies Executive MindXchange

March 31, 2015 10:45 am | by Bill Betten, VP of Business Solutions, Logic PD | Logic PD, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

I recently attended the 20th Anniversary Medical Technologies 2015: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange from March 8 – 10 in San Diego. The Executive MindXchange brings together individuals from a variety of companies, all with a common...

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3D Printing a Smile on Your Face

March 31, 2015 10:20 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, PD&D, @kaylieannduffy | Stratasys, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Although additive manufacturing equipment and materials have been around since the early 1980s, 3D printing didn't become common knowledge to much of the public until two decades later. Today, the applications for this technology seem almost...

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Prize-Winning Pulmonary Diagnostic System for Rural India

March 31, 2015 9:47 am | by Jennifer Evans, Johns Hopkins University | News | Comments

SpiroSense, a seven-member team from Johns Hopkins University, took top honors in the 2015 National Undergraduate Global Health Technology Design Competition held at Rice University March 27. The team captured first place in the annual...

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