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Material Incorporates DNA for a New Class of Biosensors

January 7, 2015 11:20 am | News | Comments

A new responsive material ‘glued’ together with short strands of DNA, and capable of translating thermal and chemical signals into visible physical changes, could underpin a new class of biosensors or drug delivery systems. “Having this kind of...

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Melatonin Patch Could Save Countless Infants in Developing Countries

January 7, 2015 11:02 am | News | Comments

With a clinical trial on the cards and training programs under way, a measure that’s as simple to apply as a bandaid is showing great potential to save millions of babies’ lives in low-resource countries. A multidisciplinary

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Mapping Origins of Mental Illness for Improved Treatments

January 7, 2015 10:48 am | News | Comments

An interdisciplinary team of Stanford scientists is working to map the origins of mental illnesses in the brain and develop technologies to treat them. The collaboration could lead to improved treatments for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic...

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'DNA Origami' Could Produce Complex Nano-robots

January 7, 2015 10:22 am | News | Comments

If the new nano-machines built at The Ohio State University look familiar, it's because they were designed with full-size mechanical parts such as hinges and pistons in mind. The project is the first to prove that the same basic design principles...

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Capsule Device Monitors Gastrointestinal Swelling

January 7, 2015 10:02 am | News | Comments

EnteroTrack, LLC and the University of Colorado (CU) have executed an exclusive license agreement that will allow the company to develop and market a novel device to monitor inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Diagnosing inflammatory...

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

January 7, 2015 9:48 am | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

Automatic Height Adjusting Carts

January 6, 2015 3:06 pm | 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 | 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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