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Injectable Hydrogel Forms Nanofiber Scaffold to Improve Healing

January 20, 2015 1:35 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

Rice University scientists have found the balance necessary to aid healing with high-tech hydrogel. Rice chemist Jeffrey Hartgerink, lead author Vivek Kumar and their colleagues have created a new version of the hydrogel that can be injected...

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Voltage Controlled Oscillator

January 20, 2015 12:56 pm | by Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CXT-5685-5780 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 5685 MHz to 5780 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3V~4.7V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -102 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +0 dBm. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, the model CVCO55CXT-5685-5780 is package...

All Electric Medical Tray Sealer

January 20, 2015 12:27 pm | by Atlas Vac Machine, LLC | Atlas Vac Machine, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Atlas Vac Machine, LLC introduces the industry’s first medical tray sealer with an all-electric press which allows medical device packagers to directly measure downward force. Because the down-force “signature curve”...

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Optical Kit-Style Linear Encoder

January 20, 2015 12:15 pm | by Heidenhain Corp. | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

RSF Elektronik has released the MS 15 optical kit style linear encoder with the most advanced features available in the smallest mechanical profile in the industry. Available in North America through parent company HEIDENHAIN Corporation, the MS 15 is suited for motion applications in various industries such as metrology, semiconductor, medical, and...

Multimodal Fibers Deliver Drugs and Optical Signals Directly to the Brain

January 20, 2015 11:58 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

The human brain’s complexity makes it extremely challenging to study — not only because of its sheer size, but also because of the variety of signaling methods it uses simultaneously. Conventional neural probes are designed to record a single...

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Device Offers New Way to Model Sickle Cell Behavior

January 20, 2015 11:43 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Patients with sickle cell disease often suffer from painful attacks known as vaso-occlusive crises, during which their sickle-shaped blood cells get stuck in tiny capillaries, depriving tissues of needed oxygen. Blood transfusions can sometimes...

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First Bone Repair Technology Rehabilitates Racehorse

January 20, 2015 11:27 am | by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) | News | Comments

AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded materials science centre, hosted in Trinity College Dublin, has today unveiled a new bone repair technology, which has led to an injured racehorse returning to winning ways after successful jaw...

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Hermetic Feed-Thrus for Implantable Devices

January 20, 2015 11:21 am | by SOURIAU PA&E | Product Releases | Comments

SOURIAU PA&E has been manufacturing medical device components for 30+ years and in that time, the company has seen many common design parameters across both its implantable feed-thru and endoscope window product lines. The company's...

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The Benefits of the ASM Medical Materials Database

January 20, 2015 10:39 am | by Linda Vermillion, Product Manager, ASM International | Articles | Comments

ASM International, the world's largest professional society for materials engineering, and Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, today announced a new Surgical module in the ASM Medical Materials Database. This new resource...

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Step-Down DC/DC Power Module

January 20, 2015 10:29 am | by Intersil | Product Releases | Comments

Intersil Corporation today announced the ISL8203M, a dual 3A/single 6A step-down DC/DC power module that simplifies power supply design for FPGAs, ASICs, microprocessors, DSPs and other...

Wearable Sensor Provides Long-Term EKG and EMG Monitoring

January 20, 2015 10:05 am | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new, wearable sensor that uses silver nanowires to monitor electrophysiological signals, such as electrocardiography (EKG) or electromyography (EMG). The new sensor is as accurate...

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Photos of the Day: The 15 Biggest Innovations in Health Tech

January 20, 2015 9:40 am | by 10zig Technology | News | Comments

VMware Horizon TM 6 (with view) allows healthcare organizations the ability to deliver virtualized and remote Windows desktops and applications through a single platform in their workforce. Release Date June 2014 (Formally VMware View and...

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Words in the Mouth: Hearing with Your Tongue

January 20, 2015 9:28 am | by Kortny Rolston, Colorado State University | News | Comments

In the future, those with substantial hearing loss may no longer need a doctor to surgically implant a cochlear device into their ear to restore their sense of sound. If researchers at Colorado State University are successful, they may just...

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PEEK Thermoplastic Materials

January 20, 2015 9:22 am | by Teleflex Medical OEM | Teleflex Medical OEM | Product Releases | Comments

Teleflex Medical OEM announces the addition of PEEK (polyether ether ketone) to its extensive portfolio of specialty materials for medical technology. PEEK’s incredible strength and outstanding mechanical properties combined with Teleflex Medical OEM’s vertically integrated product development and manufacturing...

DNAe Acquires nanoMR Inc. for Point-of-Need Blood Test

January 20, 2015 9:16 am | by DNA Electronics Ltd | News | Comments

DNA Electronics Ltd (‘DNAe’), the inventors of semiconductor DNA sequencing technology and developers of a new, revolutionary point-of-need test for blood infections, has on 15 January 2015 completed the acquisition of the entire issued share...

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