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December 20, 2013 4:29 pm | Events

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EMC by Your Design

December 20, 2013 4:01 pm | Events

Design Techniques for Controlling Radiated Emissions has been considered by Donald Sweeney to be the ideal textbook for his EMC By Your Design Seminars ever since 1992, when it was first published...

Wearable Technologies Conference 2014 | USA

December 20, 2013 3:43 pm | Events

The 2014 Wearable Technologies Conference takes place in San Francisco.

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Wearable Technologies Conference 2014 I Europe

December 20, 2013 3:36 pm | Events

The Wearable Technologies Conference Europe is coming up fast, hosted at the same time as the ISPO MUNICH, the leading sports business trade show, with more than 81,000 visitors from over 109 countries...

Baxter lands CE Mark for VIVIA multi-setting hemodialysis system

December 20, 2013 1:52 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Illinois medical device maker Baxter's won European regulatory approval for its VIVIA hemodialysis system, designed for use in multiple settings and therapy regimens. The VIVIA system, designed to be operated primarily by a patient, is... 

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NuVasive's new European teammates come from Medtronic, DePuy

December 20, 2013 12:42 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

NuVasive Inc. added 3 new members to its European operations, the company announced this week. Frank Middeke was appointed managing director of Germany, Austria, & Switzerland for the medical device company. He was recently the National...

Syneron, Iluminage land expanded indication on hair removal system

December 20, 2013 12:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Iluminage Beauty, the joint venture between Unilever Ventures & Syneron Medical Ltd., won expanded indication from the FDA for its "me" brand of home-use hair removal products. The device, which uses Syneron's proprietary elos technology...

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Early Detection of Blinding Eye Disease Could be as Easy as Scanning a Barcode

December 20, 2013 12:03 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

A new optical device puts the power to detect eye disease in the palm of a hand. The tool—about the size of a hand-held video camera—scans a patient’s entire retina in seconds and could aid primary care physicians in the early detection of...

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Photos of the Day: Scanning for Eye Disease

December 20, 2013 12:02 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

A new optical device puts the power to detect eye disease in the palm of a hand. The tool—about the size of a hand-held video camera—scans a patient’s entire retina in seconds and could aid primary care physicians in the early detection of...

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Concussion Tests’ Marketing Outpaces Scientific Evidence

December 20, 2013 11:39 am | by The University of Texas at Arlington | News | Comments

Computerized neurocognitive testing for concussions is widely used in amateur and professional sports, but little research over the past decade proves its effectiveness, a paper published this month in the journal Neuropsychology Review...

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Researchers Make Powerful Microscale Torsional Muscle/Motor from Vanadium Dioxide

December 20, 2013 11:36 am | by Lynn Yarris, DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

Vanadium dioxide is poised to join the pantheon of superstars in the materials world. Already prized for its extraordinary ability to change size, shape and physical identity, vanadium dioxide can now add muscle power to its attributes... 

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The $80 Prosthetic Knee That's Changing Lives

December 20, 2013 11:26 am | by TED | Videos | Comments

We've made incredible advances in technology in recent years, but too often it seems only certain fortunate people can benefit. Engineer Krista Donaldson introduces the ReMotion knee, a prosthetic device for above-knee amputees, many of...

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FDA Clearance for First-Ever Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application

December 20, 2013 10:10 am | by Philips | News | Comments

As breast density becomes a more recognized risk factor for breast cancer, Royal Philips today announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Spectral Breast Density Measurement Application for its MicroDose...

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New Data for Engineering Immune Cells Shows Early Promise in Solid Tumors

December 20, 2013 10:00 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Engineered immune cells, called CARTmeso cells, designed to direct antitumor immune responses toward tumors that carry a protein called mesothelin, showed antitumor activity in two patients with advanced cancers that had not responded to prior...

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BioTime Reports Isolation of Novel Brain-Associated Cells From Human Embryonic Stem Cells

December 20, 2013 9:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

BioTime, Inc., a biotechnology company that develops and markets products in the field of regenerative medicine reported today the publication of a peer-reviewed scientific paper on the successful generation of human cells with markers of...

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