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ILME KITS and Pre-wired Receptacles

May 15, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Mencom Corporation is now offering ILME kits consisting of the main components needed to make your connection. Mencom is also offering pre-wired ILME receptacles. Both solutions are designed to help drastically reduce labor time...

2014 AACC Annual Meeting

May 14, 2014 4:58 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine. Learn about cutting edge technology. The AACC annual...

BIOMEDevice Boston 2015

May 14, 2014 4:23 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Create your own flexible schedule, from twelve 2-hour Learning Labs across 2 expo days and hear from the latest innovators providing concrete methods and tools attendees can use to break through their normal patterns of thinking...


3rd Annual Lateral Flow Seminar

May 14, 2014 4:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

BBI Solutions, Merck Millipore and Kinematic Automation come together to host their third annual lateral flow test seminar (June 3-4) – this time in London. Three of the diagnostic industry’s most established organizations will come together...

Build Your Avatar by Jogging

May 14, 2014 4:08 pm | by Jason Orszt, Editorial Intern | Blogs | Comments

It all begins with what you know. When the Tamagatchi had rolled in, it was all the rage at elementary school. Everyone had some tiny animal; I had R2D2. You fed your pet or it died. Clean up after it or the pile grew higher. Run out...  


SFC Fluidics Developing Smaller, Disposable Insulin Patch Pumps

May 14, 2014 12:08 pm | by SFC Fluidics Inc. | News | Comments

Arkansas company and strategic partner secure over $2 million to help commercialize automatic insulin pump and suite of groundbreaking microfluidics devices. A new disposable insulin patch pump, smaller than any pump currently on the market...


Collaboration for Commercializing Medical Device Technologies

May 14, 2014 12:02 pm | by i360medical | News | Comments

New York's largest integrated health network, the North Shore-LIJ Health System and i360medical Ltd., an Irish medical device innovation company, today announced an international agreement to benefit patients through a collaboration aimed...

Human Learning Altered by Electrical Stimulation of Dopamine Neurons

May 14, 2014 11:52 am | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Stimulation of a certain population of neurons within the brain can alter the learning process, according to a team of neuroscientists and neurosurgeons at the University of Pennsylvania. A report in the Journal of Neuroscience describes...


Microchip-Like Technology Allows Single-Cell Analysis

May 14, 2014 11:43 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

A U.S. and Korean research team has developed a chip-like device that could be scaled up to sort and store hundreds of thousands of individual living cells in a matter of minutes. The system is similar to a random access memory chip, but it moves...


Using Nature as a Model for Low-Friction Bearings

May 14, 2014 11:31 am | by Forschungszentrum Juelich | News | Comments

Lubricants are required wherever moving parts come together. They prevent direct contact between solid elements and ensure that gears, bearings, and valves work as smoothly as possible. Depending on the application, the ideal lubricant must...


MEMS-Based Micro-Needle Nominated for Medical Design Excellence Award

May 14, 2014 11:13 am | by DebioJect | News | Comments

A team comprised of CEA-Leti, Debiotech SA, the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Mecaplast SA is a finalist in the 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards. They are nominated for a MEMS-based micro-needle that allows pain-free...


Spinal Fusion Market Size to Suffer Amid Scrutiny and Reimbursement Changes

May 14, 2014 10:37 am | by GlobalData | News | Comments

With spinal fusion surgeries receiving extensive scrutiny from various facets of the US medical community, the number of procedures performed will be hindered mainly by reimbursement changes, says an analyst with research and consulting...


The Pulse: Patient Records Tattoo and Monitoring Metabolism

May 14, 2014 10:29 am | by Jonathan Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

This week on the Pulse, we’re getting invisible tattoos containing our health information, using glucometers to track our response to food and exercise, helping patients with sleep apnea get untroubled rest, and developing the next generation...


Interface System to Move Objects with the Mind

May 14, 2014 9:58 am | by Mexican Talent Network | News | Comments

Systems able to process thoughts and translate them into a command to move objects are very useful for people who cannot speak or move, but have the disadvantage of causing mental fatigue. However, a Mexican researcher designed an intelligent...


Minimally Invasive Procedure Saves More Lives than Open-Heart Surgery

May 14, 2014 9:27 am | by Baylor Research Institute | News | Comments

For the first time, a minimally invasive transcatheter valve – tested by Baylor Research Institute in Dallas (BRI) – has been shown to save more lives than open-heart surgery, according to new research revealed at the American College... 



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