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Making Health Care More Accessible with Flexible Electronics

November 19, 2014 3:25 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Flexible electronic sensors based on paper -- an inexpensive material -- have the potential to some day cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from helpful robots to diagnostic tests. Scientists have now developed a fast, low-cost way of making these...

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New 'Enlightened' Cancer Cell Technology Begins Human Trials

November 19, 2014 3:11 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

On Target Laboratories LLC and Purdue University are clinically investigating optical imaging technology that could "light up" cancer cells and help surgeons remove more cancerous tissue than previously possible during surgical procedures...

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New App Aims for Rapid Interventions for Infants with Heart Defects

November 19, 2014 1:16 pm | by Children's Mercy Hospital | News | Comments

A powerful new app is directly connecting single ventricle heart defect patients to their doctors, dramatically improving their monitoring while they recover from heart surgery at home. Girish Shirali, MBBS, FACC, FASE, Co-Director of the Ward...

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'Whole You' Helps Patients with Mobility Challenges

November 19, 2014 1:08 pm | by Whole You | News | Comments

Dedicated to providing innovative solutions for those with sensory and physical mobility challenges, Whole You will draw upon the expertise and experience of its international holding company, Mitsui Chemicals, together with U.S. healthcare...

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Precision Medical Machining at MD&M West 2015

November 19, 2014 1:08 pm | by Gf Agie Charmilles | GF Agie Charmilles | Product Releases | Comments

GF Machining Solutions will demonstrate the precision, performance and efficiency of milling and EDM systems designed with medical machining applications in mind at MD&M 2015 on Feb. 10 – 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. Visitors to the company’s show booth 4161 will experience the Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling...

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Actavis to Acquire Allergan for $66 Billion

November 19, 2014 11:01 am | by Allergan, Inc. | News | Comments

Actavis plc and Allergan, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Actavis will acquire Allergan for a combination of $129.22 in cash and 0.3683 Actavis shares for each share of Allergan common stock...

Bundled Cable Assemblies for Hirose, IPEX, and JAE Connectors

November 19, 2014 10:35 am | by High Speed Interconnects | High Speed Interconnects | Product Releases | Comments

High Speed Interconnects has recently announced the capability to create endless bundled coaxial cable constructions which exceed today’s complex interconnect requirements. HSI’s micro coaxial cable capabilities range from 32-48 AWG and can be bundled into high-density cable constructions in excess of 1,500 conductors, while preserving important electrical characteristics such as impedance, ...

Engineering Newswire 116: World's Smallest Form B Reed Switch

November 19, 2014 10:14 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re showing off the world’s smallest reed switch, flying atom planes that are stronger than graphene, and doing karate with the Atlas robot ...            

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Graphene-Integrated Polymer Composites for Dental Care

November 19, 2014 10:04 am | by 2-DTech | News | Comments

Helping industry unlock graphene’s potential, 2-DTech, in partnership with Evodental, have jointly secured a financial commitment for £150,000 of funding from InnovateUK to carry out investigative work into the utilization of ...   

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One Mom's Mission to Encourage Girls in STEM

November 19, 2014 9:56 am | by Joseph B. Frederick, Associated Press | News | Comments

Kelly Mathews is on a mission — to get more girls interested in STEM. That's science, technology, engineering, and math. And for Mathews, it's a mission that begins at home with her 9-month old daughter, Marilyn ...     

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Revolution in Reed Switch Technology

November 19, 2014 9:52 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, PD&D | News | Comments

Many medical applications, such as pacemakers and hearing aids, require reliable, battery saving reed switches. That is why HSI Sensing developed the world’s smallest Form B reed switch. According to the company, the HSR-376 is the ... 

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Smartwatches to Put Dent in Fitness Tracker Market

November 19, 2014 9:46 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, Wireless Week | News | Comments

Thinking about a fitness tracker? In the future you may defer that purchase in favor of a smartwatch. According to a new report from Gartner, by 2015 fully 50 Percent of people in the market for smart wristbands will choose a smartwatch instead ...

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Quality Management Solution

November 19, 2014 8:48 am | by TIP Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

TIPQA™ is a simple, flexible, yet complete solution for manufacturers who view quality as a competitive advantage. TIPQA™ is optimized for the Aerospace & Defense Industry, Medical Device Industry, and complex manufacturing markets. Use of the TIPQA™ solution has resulted in proven, documented success by countless companies that demand delivery of highly regulated, quality products. TIPQA™...

Linear Roller Block and Rail Systems

November 19, 2014 8:08 am | by Lm76 | Product Releases | Comments

LM76 140 Industrial Dr. November 10, 2014 E. Longmeadow, MA 01028 413-525-4166 Narrow, Low Cost, High Linear Accuracy, Linear Roller Block and Rail Systems E. Longmeadow, MA – Low cost, SAIBO SB-LGB Linear Roller Block and Rail Systems are available from LM76 in three sizes to meet load requireme...

Preventing and Reducing Hospital Admissions

November 19, 2014 7:30 am | by Marc Dubreuil, Vice President of Business Development, Farm Design | Blogs | Comments

We are beginning to see more integration of capabilities in order to provide imaging, diagnostics, and tissue manipulation within a single device and procedure. This allows the clinician, after confirming suspicious tissue, to biopsy, ablate...

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