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Online Quoting System

July 17, 2015 3:25 pm | by Proto Labs, Inc. | Proto Labs, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Custom prototyping and low-volume parts manufacturer, Proto Labs, Inc. has teamed up with Autodesk to provide easy access to Proto Labs’ online quoting system directly within Autodesk’s Fusion 360. This software integration will...

Waterproof Connectors for Harsh Environments

July 17, 2015 3:08 pm | by Mencom Corporation | Mencom Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Mencom Corp. will be featuring its waterproof connectors for harsh manufacturing environments at PackExpo 2015 – Booth S-6378 in the Lower South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center. There are as many terms used to describe...

6 Things to Look Forward to at MEDICA 2015

July 17, 2015 2:59 pm | by Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH | Blogs | Comments

To get to the top is difficult; to stay at the top is even more difficult. Every athlete knows that and this also applies to the trade show business. In this way, defending the uncontested leading position of the world’s largest and internationally...

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Magnetic Nanoparticles Could Be Key to Effective Immunotherapy

July 17, 2015 2:38 pm | by Johns Hopkins Medicine | News | Comments

In recent years, researchers have hotly pursued immunotherapy, a promising form of treatment that relies on harnessing and training the body’s own immune system to better fight cancer and infection. Now, results of a study led by Johns Hopkins...

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Limb-lengthening Technique Less Cumbersome for Patients

July 17, 2015 2:33 pm | by Loyola University Health System | News | Comments

A highly specialized procedure that lengthens bones can prevent the need for amputations in selected patients who have suffered severe fractures. And now a new study has found that an alternative limb-lengthening technique makes the long recovery...

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Another Step Towards 3D Printing Skin Cells

July 17, 2015 2:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

German chemical giant BASF signed an agreement with French biotech firm Poietis in hopes of improving skin treatment with the use of 3D printing. Poietis pioneered a method of laser-assisted bioprinting that enables scientists to reproduce organic...

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Star Trek-style Ultrasonic Tech Could Regenerate Skin

July 17, 2015 2:10 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

You would think that a device that heals wounds at the touch of a button would be left a sci-fi fantasy, right? Though it’s not quite the instantaneous Star Trek fix, research has recently been published about a small, handheld ultrasonic emitter...

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Print Out Your Own Diagnostic Tests!

July 17, 2015 11:03 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Videos | Comments

It's now possible to print a diagnostic test cartridge on a single sheet of paper, thanks to an inkjet printing technology called XylemDx. It turns a piece of paper into a number of diagnostic tests by configuring each piece of paper with...

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Protect the Surface, Protect the Patient: A Look at Recent Antibiotic-Resistant Testing

July 17, 2015 10:39 am | by Lise Moloney, Director of Business Development, Healthcare Sciessent LLC | Blogs | Comments

It’s hard not to notice all of the recent headlines: “MRSA Epidemic Fueling Antibiotic Resistance,” “Superbugs to ‘Kill More than Cancer’ by 2050,” “What You Need to Know about ‘Superbug’ CRE.” Antibiotic-resistant infections are, unfortunately...

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Customization Options for Instrument Enclosures

July 17, 2015 9:51 am | by OKW Enclosures, Inc. | OKW Enclosures, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New customization options are now available for METCASE’s UNIMET-PLUS desktop and portable instrument enclosures. UNIMET-PLUS is a high quality range of robust metal cases for laboratory and communications equipment​...

Scientists Gather to Discuss How to Grow Missing Organs and Tissues

July 17, 2015 9:24 am | by University of Southampton | News | Comments

Leading scientists from the UK and around the world will meet at the University of Southampton next week (20 and 21 July) to discuss new technologies to create new, living tissues in the lab and to help our bodies regenerate themselves...

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Caught on Camera: The First Glimpse of Powerful Nanoparticles

July 17, 2015 9:18 am | by Monash University | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a new method to capture the 3D structures of nanocrystals. Scientists believe these tiny particles could be used to fight cancer, collect renewable energy and mitigate pollution. Metallic nanoparticles are some...

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FDA Approves First Bone-anchored Artificial Leg

July 17, 2015 9:14 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today (16 July) authorized use of the first prosthesis marketed in the U.S. for adults who have amputations above the knee and who have rehabilitation problems with, or cannot use, a conventional socket prosthesis...

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Brain Probe Allows for Wireless Control of Neurons

July 17, 2015 9:03 am | by NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke | News | Comments

A study showed that scientists can wirelessly determine the path a mouse walks with a press of a button. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, created a remote...

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Wall Mount Element

July 16, 2015 4:45 pm | by OKW Enclosures, Inc. | OKW Enclosures, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

OKW has added a wall mount element to its new SYNERGY electronic enclosures range – its first to be manufactured from both plastic and aluminum. The element enables any of the 36 Round, Oval, Square and Edge (rectangular) enclosures...

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