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A Digital Field Guide to Cancer Cells

April 8, 2015 2:09 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

Scientists are mapping the habits of cancer cells, turn by microscopic turn. Using advanced technology and an approach that merges engineering and medicine, a Yale University-led team has compiled some of the most sophisticated data yet on...

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The Pulse: Stroke Rehab Music Glove and Drawn-On Sensors

April 8, 2015 11:57 am | by Jon Dipierro, Sean Fenske, and Sam Brusco | Videos | Comments

On this episode of the Pulse, we're touching our music glove-clad fingers together in time for stroke rehab, penning biosensors, seizing a golden opportunity with cancer-targeting nanoparticles, and avoiding embarrassing accidents with a bowel...

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Baseplate Cooled AC-DC Power Supplies

April 8, 2015 11:26 am | by XP Power | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power’s ASB110 series provides a complete AC-DC power supply module requiring no external components. The full brick sized power supplies offer very high efficiency and a low profile for PCB pin mounted designs. Aimed at ITE and industrial customers looking for a base plate...

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Developing Peripheral Devices for Your Brain

April 8, 2015 10:59 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Blogs | Comments

I hope a day will come when medical device designers seek to ask, "What ELSE can we do with this device that may go beyond the 'normal' limitations of a person." Who knows what that could bring in terms of new capabilities, new experiences...

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Watching the Blood Flow

April 8, 2015 10:49 am | by Journal of Biophotonics | News | Comments

Tape stripping is a commonly used method to increase the penetration depth of drug delivery. It has also been used to investigate the physiology of the stratum corneum (SC) as well as the kinetics and penetration depth of topical drugs...

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Rice and Malawi Polytechnic Partner to Create Innovative Technologies

April 8, 2015 10:44 am | by Jade Boyd, Rice University | News | Comments

Faculty from Rice University’s Department of Bioengineering and the Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health Technologies are partnering with the University of Malawi to improve healthcare through invention by replicating the success of Rice's...

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Servo-Brakes

April 8, 2015 10:44 am | by Thomson Industries | Thomson Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson Industries Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical motion solutions, has introduced a new express shipping service for its SB Series power off brakes. The service is provided as standard option and does not require a premium or a fee. It offers customers 24-48 hours shipments...

Virtual Reality 'Embryo Transfer Simulator'

April 8, 2015 10:36 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, America's leading professional organization in reproductive medicine and infertility, and VirtaMed, the world's leader in building customized virtual reality simulation devices for medicine...

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90 Percent of Breast Cancers Can Be Detected with MRI

April 8, 2015 10:31 am | by Medical University of Vienna | News | Comments

Around 90 percent of all breast cancers can be definitively diagnosed using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This compares to the combined methods of mammography and ultrasound which yielded a detection rate of just 37.5 percent. This is the...

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Getting the Perfect Fit for Artificial Hips

April 8, 2015 9:36 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

A painful hip that feels unstable and no longer has the same range of motion: For many patients, this means they need a prosthetic hip – something that happens to more than 200,000 people each year in Germany alone. Implant manufacturers face...

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Sensor Technology Helps Clinicians Improve Breast Exam Skills

April 8, 2015 8:53 am | by National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering | News | Comments

NIBIB-funded researchers have developed a highly effective sensor system to improve the quality of clinical breast examinations by physicians. The training system addresses a critical need for physicians to develop the technique and skill...

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Self-Assembling, Bioinstructive Collagen Building Blocks

April 8, 2015 8:42 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

A Purdue University researcher and entrepreneur is commercializing her laboratory's innovative collagen formulations that self-assemble or polymerize to form fibrils that resemble those found in the body's tissues. These collagen building blocks...

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Prototypes Allow Subjective Testing for Non-Engineers and Engineers Alike

April 8, 2015 8:30 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Stratasys, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Digital design/simulation and physical expression are complementary to each other. Software cuts down the cost and time of testing concepts, interrogating strength, optimizing design, and searching for complex interactions that physical prototypes...

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Stainless Steel Coiled Spring Pins

April 7, 2015 4:12 pm | by Spirol International Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to introduce a line of 316 stainless steel Coiled Spring Pins designed for applications used in highly corrosive environments. Easily recognized by its unique 2¼-coil cross-section, Coiled Spring Pins are self-retaining pins that compress when installed...

Lubrication System Instructional Video

April 7, 2015 3:22 pm | by Motion Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts is pleased to announce the release of the newest MiHow2 video.  The goal of these videos is to provide instruction to the viewer to help them with their practical applications...

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