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Clamshell Spring Pin Socket for Power Transistors

April 15, 2015 8:00 pm | by Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new QFN socket addressing high performance requirements for testing power transistor - CBT-QFN-7043. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 19 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions. The self inductance...

Breath Test Could Predict and Diagnose Stomach Cancer

April 15, 2015 3:59 pm | by BMJ-British Medical Journal | News | Comments

A new type of technology that senses minute changes in the levels of particular compounds in exhaled breath, accurately identifies high risk changes which herald the development of stomach cancer, reveals research published online in the journal...

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Hydrogel Provides First-Ever Prostate Cancer Treatment

April 15, 2015 3:38 pm | by University Hospitals Case Medical Center | News | Comments

The radiation oncology team at UH Seidman Cancer Center at UH Geauga Medical Center performed the first-ever prostate cancer treatment on April 3 using a newly approved device. The device, called SpaceOAR System, enhances the efficacy of radiation...

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Nanoparticles Fight Tooth Decay

April 15, 2015 3:32 pm | by Katherine Unger Baillie, University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Nanotechnology may sound futuristic, but it has already found its way into household products, from cosmetics to cleaning solutions. And with a little help from a School of Dental Medicine scientist, consumers may one day even find nanoparticles...

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Engineering a Smarter Stride

April 15, 2015 3:27 pm | by Ken Kingery, Duke University | News | Comments

If you asked Ivonna Dumanyan just five years ago where she’d be today, starting a running tech company at Duke University would never have crossed her mind. But thanks to a lot of hard work and the entrepreneurial resources provided across...

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'4D' Lung Cancer Model Mimics Tumor Progression

April 15, 2015 3:21 pm | by Houston Methodist | News | Comments

Without good models to study cancer metastasis -- the spread of cancer cells from one organ to another -- cancer researchers have struggled to understand tumor progression fully, and new therapies targeting the main causes of death are slow...

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Motion Controller Chips

April 15, 2015 2:51 pm | by Nippon Pulse America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Nippon Pulse has released its newest series of motion controller chips, the PCL61x4 Series. PCL61x4 is a series of two high-performance servo/stepper controller chips: the PCL6114 single-axis chip and the four-axis PCL6144 chip. The PCL61x4 series has some improved features over...

LED Light Guide

April 15, 2015 11:18 am | by Global Lighting Technologies ( Glt), Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), developer of edge-lit, LED-based light guides for general illumination, has introduced a new 4” x 4” LED-based light guide developed to demonstrate its efficiency, durability, long life, and low cost. GLT’s LED-based 4” x 4” square...

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Novel Nanoparticles Could Save Soldiers' Lives After Explosions

April 15, 2015 11:15 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Soldiers who suffer internal trauma from explosions might one day benefit from a new treatment now under development. Researchers report in the journal ACS Macro Letters that injecting a certain type of nanoparticle helped reduce lung damage...

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Transitioning from 'Sick Care' to Health Care

April 15, 2015 11:10 am | by TEDMED | Videos | Comments

At TEDMED 2014, Gary Conkright shared his views on how personalized, quantified health data is vital to our transition from “sick care” to health care.                                                                                      

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Medtronic's 'Brain Pacemaker' to Advance Brain Research

April 15, 2015 10:58 am | by University of Washington | News | Comments

Essential tremor, a nervous system disorder that causes a rhythmic shaking in the hands, affects an estimated 10 million Americans and millions more worldwide. Deep brain stimulation, essentially a pacemaker for the brain, has been approved...

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New Biomarker for Uterine Cancer Discovered

April 15, 2015 10:50 am | by Uppsala University | News | Comments

Researchers at Uppsala University have, together with researchers from Turku and Bergen, discovered a new biomarker which makes it possible to identify women with uterine cancer who have a high risk of recurrence. The findings were recently...

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First U.S. Implant of Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve

April 15, 2015 10:45 am | by The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) | News | Comments

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the U.S. at Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Dr. Wes Pedersen, Principal...

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Facebook Use Can Either Worsen or Improve Mental Health Conditions

April 15, 2015 10:36 am | by British Sociological Association | News | Comments

Facebook can help people recover from mental health problems but it needs to be used cautiously and strategically as it can also make symptoms worse, new research shows. Dr. Keelin Howard told the British Sociological Association's annual...

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New Blood Test Can Predict Future Breast Cancer

April 15, 2015 10:19 am | by University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Science | News | Comments

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women both in the developed and less developed world, and in the long term the scientists hope that the new method will lead to better prevention and early...

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