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Carbon Fiber and Nanotube-Reinforced High Performance Materials

June 18, 2014 7:10 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Arevo Labs has announced the availability of technology and materials to create Ultra Strong High Performance Polymer parts using a 3D printing process...

Quantum Mechanism to Trigger the Emission of Tunable Light at Terahertz Frequencies

June 18, 2014 5:05 pm | by University of Southampton | News | Comments

Scientists have found that two-dimensional (2D) nanostructures with asymmetric design enable a new quantum mechanism, triggering the emission of tunable light at terahertz frequencies—with unprecedented efficiency. The researchers, from...

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False Negative Results Found in Prognostic Testing for Breast Cancer

June 18, 2014 5:01 pm | by The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth | News | Comments

A recent study evaluating HER2 testing in a large cohort of women with breast cancer found important limitations in the conventional way HER2 testing is performed in the US and internationally. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center...

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Modeling How Neurons Work Together for Better Prosthetics

June 18, 2014 4:54 pm | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

A newly-developed, highly accurate representation of the way in which neurons behave when performing movements such as reaching could not only enhance understanding of the complex dynamics at work in the brain, but aid in the development...

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Breathalyzer Test May Detect Deadliest Cancer

June 18, 2014 4:42 pm | by American Friends of Tel Aviv University | News | Comments

Lung cancer causes more deaths in the U.S. than the next three most common cancers combined (colon, breast, and pancreatic). The reason for the striking mortality rate is simple: poor detection. Lung cancer attacks without leaving any... 

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Specialty Labeling Services for Serialization and Bar Coding

June 18, 2014 4:39 pm | by MDT Staff | Fabrico, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fabrico now offers specialty labeling services for serialization and bar coding. Manufacturers add labels with bar codes and serial numbers to their products to make their inventory control more accurate and efficient...

Bioengineer Receives $2.9 Million Grant to Improve Brain Implants

June 18, 2014 4:33 pm | by University of Pittsburgh | News | Comments

Less than two years ago, a brain-computer interface designed at the University of Pittsburgh allowed Jan Scheuermann to control a robotic arm solely with her thoughts. Using the arm to bring a chocolate bar to her mouth and taking a bite...

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TE Connectivity to Acquire Measurement Specialties

June 18, 2014 4:27 pm | by TE Connectivity Ltd. | Te Connectivity Ltd., Measurement Specialties, Inc. | News | Comments

TE Connectivity Ltd., a world leader in connectivity, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Measurement Specialties, Inc. for $86 cash per share or a total transaction value of approximately $1.7 billion...

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Space Station Top Results for Biotechnology and Health Announced

June 18, 2014 4:23 pm | by NASA/Johnson Space Center | News | Comments

From creating better vaccines, to helping the elderly, to inspiring students, the International Space Station creates a versatile research environment to study science, education and health -- and to learn from them in ways that lead to life...

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NIH Launches 3D Print Exchange for Researchers, Students

June 18, 2014 4:18 pm | by NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases | News | Comments

The National Institutes of Health has launched the NIH 3D Print Exchange, a public website that enables users to share, download and edit 3D print files related to health and science. These files can be used, for example, to print custom...

Developing an Improved Liposuction Technique that Melts Fat

June 18, 2014 4:07 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Although liposuction is one of the most common and well-established cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S., it still has its drawbacks. But a new biomedical start-up says it may have found a novel way to improve the procedure using gold...

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St. Jude’s Leadless Pacemaker Receives Prestigious Innovation Award

June 18, 2014 4:03 pm | by St. Jude Medical Inc. | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, today announced the Nanostim leadless pacemaker was awarded the 2014 Innovation Award at Cardiostim 2014, the 19th World Congress in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiac Techniques...

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Tax Savings Not Only Benefit to Medtronic-Covidien Deal

June 18, 2014 3:53 pm | by Kalorama | News | Comments

U.S.-based Medtronic said it would purchase Ireland-based Covidien for $42.9 billion, combining two of the world’s biggest medical device makers and helping Medtronic savings with a headquarters change. Kalorama estimates the deal will come...

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New Manufacturing Methods Needed for 'Soft' Machines, Robots

June 18, 2014 2:40 pm | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a technique that might be used to produce "soft machines" made of elastic materials and liquid metals for potential applications in robotics, medical devices and consumer electronics. Such an elastic technology...

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FDA Issues Draft Guidances for Industry on Social Media and Internet Communications About Medical Products

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm | by Thomas Abrams, Director – Office of Prescription Drug Promotion, CDER, FDA | Blogs | Comments

Ongoing changes in technology transform medical products – and the ways that both patients and health care providers learn about those products. In today’s world, in addition to traditional sources of medical product information, patients...

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