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UGA Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Fight Cancer

August 15, 2013 9:37 am | by University of Georgia | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Georgia are developing a new treatment technique that uses nanoparticles to reprogram immune cells so they are able to recognize and attack cancer. The findings were published recently in the early online edition of ACS Nano.

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Purdue Innovation Could Improve Personalized Cancer-Care Outcomes

August 15, 2013 8:53 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

David D. Nolte, a professor in Purdue's Department of Physics, and his collaborators Ran An, a graduate student in physics, and John J. Turek in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences have created a technique called BioDynamic Imaging that measures the activity inside cancer biopsies, or samples of cells.

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Tests That Read and Interpret Results for Operators in Demand

August 14, 2013 7:07 pm | by Kalorama Information | News | Comments

Innovative point-of-care tests that can assist operators with capturing test results and “reading” for a specific diagnosis are driving revenue growth of the lateral flow test category, according to Kalorama Information. Driven by these enhancements and others, the lateral flow point of care testing market (LF-POC) grew to $3.6 billion worldwide in 2012.

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Medisafe Project Announces Enhanced Version of Mobile App For iPhone Users

August 14, 2013 6:59 pm | by MediSafe Project | News | Comments

MediSafe Project announced today the addition of three new features to the iOS version of its medication management system. The new features make it easier to input information, enhance the engagement process and better manage medication management for iPhone users.

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Mobile Metering Units Made of High-Tech Plastics

August 14, 2013 6:53 pm | by Bayer MaterialScience | News | Comments

More and more people dream of being able to live for a long time in familiar surroundings even at an advanced age. However, certain illnesses necessitate longer hospital stays or frequent visits to the doctor – such as when medicines have to be taken regularly and in a controlled environment. This limits mobility and patient happiness.

Low-noise Electrocardiogram Cable Design

August 14, 2013 5:38 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

AMETEK Engineered Medical Components has received a US patent for its design for an electrocardiogram (ECG) cable and electrical assembly that exceeds the low-noise and electromagnetic interference standards established by the ANSI/AAMI EC-53 for ECG cable and lead wires.

New Multi-Tasking Robot Platform

August 14, 2013 5:29 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Fisnar has announced the launch of a new multi-tasking robot model F9960N for safe and secure dispensing applications ranging from miniature SMT circuit boards to larger PCB’s and finished assemblies.

Hydraulic Clamping Systems & Hydraulic Pumps

August 14, 2013 5:25 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Kurt’s Hydraulic Clamping Systems speed the part clamping process in machining centers with accuracy and less effort. These Kurt Systems locate and clamp work pieces in seconds for high precision repeatability while increasing machine output.

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Direct-to-Slide Printer Now Offers High-Performance Ink Ribbons

August 14, 2013 5:11 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Specimen misidentification on slides can be a major risk in lab operations due to the difficulty of reading handwritten patient data or the use of difficult-to-apply xylene-resistant labels. That’s why direct-to-slide printers such as Primera’s Signature Slide Printer have recently become popular in laboratories all over the world.

Stainless Steel Linear Actuators Convert Rotary Motion Into Precise Linear Motion

August 14, 2013 5:04 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Zero-Max is now offering Roh’lix linear actuators made from stainless steel for use in operations where cleanliness is a priority. Used to convert rotary motion to linear travel, Roh’lix linear actuators carry loads at speeds up to 70 inches per second depending on size.

Integrated XY Linear Motor Stage for Unparalleled Geometric Performance

August 14, 2013 4:57 pm | by MDT Staff | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s PlanarDL-series stages offer excellent geometric and dynamic performance in a compact, low-profile and cost-effective package. Available in nine different travel and performance configurations, this stage is the ideal solution for applications ranging from high-accuracy surface profilometry to high-speed semiconductor and LED wafer scribing.

12 Watt DC-DC Converter Offers 4:1 Wide Input Range

August 14, 2013 4:16 pm | by MDT Staff | Murata Power Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Murata has announced the NCS12 series of compact, encapsulated, metal-cased 12 Watt DC-DC converters developed by Murata Power Solutions. Accommodating a 4:1 wide input voltage range, these single and dual output isolated converters are available in 9 – 36 VDC or 18 – 75 VDC input voltage models.

NxThera Announces Series C Financing & CE Mark

August 14, 2013 4:16 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

NxThera, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on the development of its proprietary and innovative water vapor endourology treatment platform, today announced an initial closing on its Series C financing of $18.2 million, and receipt of CE Mark for its Rezūm ® System to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Redesigned Scope: Fully Automatic Optical Measuring System

August 14, 2013 4:01 pm | by MDT Staff | Mahr Federal, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal has introduced a new, totally redesigned version of its MarShaft Scope, its high-precision, fully automatic optical measuring system for dimensional testing of turned parts. The new MarShaft Scope Plus is now twice as accurate as previous...

New Spot-Curing System Features Enhanced Unit Status and Notification Displays

August 14, 2013 3:51 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Dymax Corporation has released a new spot-curing system, the BlueWave 200 version 3.0, which offers the highest intensity and most user-friendly operation in the industry. The automatic, controlled power-up sequence ensures proper lamp operating temperature to minimize scrap...

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