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Proximity Switch Is Among the World’s Smallest

January 26, 2011 5:25 am | Standex Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Built around the proven Standex GR200 ultra small magnetic reed switch, the R12575 measures just 0.379 in. length and 0.098 in. diameter, yet provides unparalleled sensitivity and performance.

Medical Components Custom Molded Of PEEK

January 26, 2011 5:05 am | Minnesota Rubber & Plastics | Product Releases | Comments

From simple to complex designs, medical components custom molded of PEEK from Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) improve performance while reducing costs.

IR and Broadband Optics Custom Fabricated From Many Materials

January 26, 2011 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Meller IR and Broadband Optics can be fabricated to precise customer specifications from zinc selenide and -sulfide, calcium and magnesium fluoride, germanium, silicon, sapphire, and spinel.

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Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment in China for PROMUS Elementâ„¢ Everolimus-Eluting Stent

January 26, 2011 3:32 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

PLATINUM China trial to support Chinese regulatory approval of next-generation platinum chromium stent

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STMicroelectronics Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

January 26, 2011 2:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

?Fourth quarter net revenues increased 6.6% sequentially; 39.9% gross margin ?2010 net income of $830 million on highest ever net revenues of $10.35 billion ?Net financial position improved $732 million in 2010 to $1.15 billion* ?Record year for the full range of ST?s ?Sense and Power?...

WellPoint 4th-quarter net income drops

January 26, 2011 1:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WellPoint says its fourth-quarter net income declined, as the prior-year period included a large gain related to a sale. Its adjusted results beat Wall Street's view.The largest publicly traded health insurer based on enrollment earned $548.8 million, or $1.40 per share, for the three months...

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Partner to Immunize Children

January 26, 2011 1:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEATTLE and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,...

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Global Genes Project Announces 'Wear That You Careâ„¢' Denim Awareness Campaign for Rare Disease Day 2011

January 26, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DANA POINT, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /- Monday, February 28, 2011, is the 4th annual Rare Disease Day — a day when people worldwide will show their support for the millions of people suffering from rare diseases and disorders.  According to statistics from the National Institutes...

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Arizona companies team up, providing quick development of cancer drugs

January 25, 2011 10:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) TGen Drug Development and Flagship Biosciences today announced a strategic alliance that should help speed new drugs safely into human testing and quickly benefit cancer patients.

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A Time-Lapse Movie Shot Inside the Brain

January 25, 2011 7:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A tiny endoscope keeps watch over a particular spot in the brain as it develops, or degenerates with disease.

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BioVex to be acquired by Amgen for up to $1 billion

January 25, 2011 4:37 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

One of the original biotech stars, Amgen, has reached agreement to acquire Woburn-based BioVex Group Inc. for what could total $1 billion – $425 million in upfront cash and up to $575 million in additional payments based on regulatory and sales milestones.

RainDance Technologies raises $38M funding round

January 25, 2011 4:37 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Lexington-based RainDance Technologies Inc., a provider of microdroplet-based tools for single molecule and single cell analysis, announced that it has closed a $37.5 million Series D financing round.

Rambus acquires patented innovations and technology from Imagine Designs

January 25, 2011 4:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Hires key inventor Brian Richardson.

Thermal Nanotape to transform packaging applications

January 25, 2011 4:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Novel nanostructured materials promise longer device life for less cost than current solder solutions .

Breakthrough in low temperature growth of carbon nanotubes

January 25, 2011 4:36 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Surrey have discovered a way to grow high-quality carbon nanotubes over large areas at substrate temperatures below 350ºC, according to findings published this month in Carbon journal.

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