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MEMS-based microgrippers and force sensors for automated measurement systems

June 23, 2010 6:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

According to AZosensor press release, Premier nanotech instrumentation and supplies distributor, Nanoscience Instruments, has recently announced the global distribution of microgrippers and force sensors from FemtoTools

Non-Contact IR Pyrometer Calibration System Is Portable

June 23, 2010 6:31 am | E Instruments International, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The Black Body BBSH is a portable, rugged, and easy-to-use IR Pyrometer Calibrator system, ideal for quick high temperature calibration.

A New Horizon in High Speed Cutting for Mold and Medical

June 23, 2010 6:21 am | by Randy Pearson | Eldon James Corp. | Articles | Comments

What once seemed a far-off goal for mold and die work, as well as medical parts, is now a reality, based on new technologies you can investigate today. The challenge had always been threefold for mold and die work and medical parts machining, especially those medical parts in the highly competitive and materi


AquiVia fill sets new standards for metallization process Of the most advanced through-silicon vias

June 23, 2010 4:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

New Alchimer fill technology supports narrow, high-aspect-ratio TSVs, offering real estate savings, reduced fill time and higher reliability

Elpida, PTI and UMC partner on 3D chip integration development.

June 23, 2010 4:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Elpida Memory, Powertech Technology and United Microelectronics Corp. on Monday announced their entry into a 3-way cooperation to advance 3D IC integration technologies for advanced processes including 28nm. This collaboration will leverage the strengths of Elpida's DRAM, PTI's assembly...

Boston Scientific Announces Completion of Refinancing 2011 Debt Maturities With New $3 Billion Bank Credit Facilities

June 23, 2010 4:36 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the successful syndication of a new $1 billion, three-year term loan and a new $2 billion, three-year revolving credit


ExAblate® Receives European CE Mark for Treatment of Adenomyosis

June 23, 2010 2:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Non-invasive procedure now available where options were limited; InSightec innovation continues to expand treatment choice in Women's HealthTIRAT CARMEL, Israel (June 23, 2010) -- InSightec Ltd. announced today that its ExAblate® system has received an expanded CE Mark certification...


Attenda underpins the infrastructure for Microsoft HealthVault UK launch

June 23, 2010 1:33 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

London - June 23, 2010 - Attenda Limited, the Always On Managed Services company, today announced that it had reached an agreement with Microsoft for support in the UK of Microsoft HealthVault, a privacy and security-enhanced, cloud-based platform that enables individuals to store, share...


US ranks last among 7 countries on health system performance

June 22, 2010 9:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Commonwealth Fund) Despite having the most expensive health care system, the United States ranks last overall compared to six other industrialized countries -- Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom -- on measures of health system...


Cell Transplants for Macular Degeneration

June 22, 2010 9:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A stem-cell startup aims to test neural stem cells for treating two leading causes of blindness.


Exercise trumps creatine in cardiac rehab

June 22, 2010 9:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) Athletes have been enjoying the benefits of creatine supplements to gain stronger muscles since the 1990s, and the supplement has also proven beneficial among other groups. Could it help cardiac patients regain strength to help with their heart-training...


Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects

June 22, 2010 5:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) The Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University has awarded four new Environmental Venture Projects grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at finding practical solutions promoting global sustainability.


Computer fun helps improve girls' food choices, fitness

June 22, 2010 5:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(United States Department of Agriculture-Research, Education, and Economics) Lively, educational comic strips, geared to 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls, can help these young viewers make better food choices and improve their physical fitness. That's what happened in a...


Environmental scandal in Chile

June 22, 2010 5:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) A Gottingen scientist discovers hitherto unknown impacts of Chilean salmon farms on coastal ecosystem.


Genetically modified cell procedure may prove useful in treating kidney failure

June 22, 2010 5:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) A protein whose primary role is in the embryonic development of kidneys may play a future role in treating kidney failure. Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have successfully treated acute kidney injury in laboratory...



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